APPENDIX A
Agendas of Public Meetings Held by the Committee on Asbestos: Selected Health Effects

FIRST PUBLIC MEETING

Tuesday, July 26, 2005

Keck Building, Room 203

500 Fifth Street NW

Washington, DC

  • Welcome, opening remarks, and discussion of agenda for open session

    Jonathan Samet, M.D.

    Committee Chair

  • Charge to the committee

    Rose Marie Martinez

    Director, Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice

  • Mineralogical properties of asbestos influencing its toxicity

    Jeffrey Post, Ph.D.

    Department of Mineral Sciences

    Smithsonian National Museum of National History

    Washington, DC

  • Extra-pulmonary exposure to asbestos

    Ronald Dodson, Ph.D., F.C.C.P., F.A.H.A.

    ERI Consulting

    Tyler, Texas



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APPENDIX A Agendas of Public Meetings Held by the Committee on Asbestos: Selected Health Effects FIRST PUBLIC MEETING Tuesday, July 26, 2005 Keck Building, Room 203 500 Fifth Street NW Washington, DC • Welcome, opening remarks, and discussion of agenda for open session Jonathan Samet, M.D. Committee Chair • Charge to the committee Rose Marie Martinez Director, Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice • Mineralogical properties of asbestos influencing its toxicity Jeffrey Post, Ph.D. Department of Mineral Sciences Smithsonian National Museum of National History Washington, DC • Extra-pulmonary exposure to asbestos Ronald Dodson, Ph.D., F.C.C.P., F.A.H.A. ERI Consulting Tyler, Texas 233

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234 ASBESTOS • Mechanisms of fiber-induced toxicity Agnes Kane, Ph.D., M.D. Brown University Providence, Rhode Island SECOND PUBLIC MEETING Wednesday, October 5, 2005 Keck Building, Room 109 500 Fifth Street NW Washington, DC • Opening remarks, discussion of agenda for open session Jonathan Samet, M.D. Committee Chair • Properties of asbestos involved in mechanisms of action leading to mesothelioma Brooke Mossman, Ph.D. University of Vermont Burlington, Vermont • Molecular biology of carcinogenesis in gastrointestinal tissues (particu- larly of the esophagus, stomach, colon, and rectum) Karl Kelsey, M.D. Harvard School of Public Health Boston, Massachusetts THIRD PUBLIC MEETING Wednesday, November 16, 2005 NAS Building, Room 150 2101Constitution Avenue NW Washington, DC • Opening remarks, discussion of agenda for open session Jonathan Samet, M.D. Committee Chair • Meta-analysis issues Steve Goodman Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Baltimore, Maryland

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235 APPENDIX A • Synopsis concerning animal studies Ernest E. McConnell (response presented by Rogene Henderson) ToxPath, Inc Raleigh, North Carolina • Dosimetry of asbestos fibers Frederick Miller, Ph.D. Fred J. Miller and Associates LLC Cary, North Carolina • Observed fiber counts in tissues: respiratory versus non-respiratory Victor Roggli, M.D. (by teleconference) Durham Veterans Administration Medical Center Durham, North Carolina

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