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Institute of Medicine (US) Roundtable on Environmental Health Sciences, Research, and Medicine. Environmental Public Health Impacts of Disasters: Hurricane Katrina: Workshop Summary. Washington (DC): National Academies Press (US); 2007.

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Environmental Public Health Impacts of Disasters: Hurricane Katrina: Workshop Summary.

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This report has been reviewed in draft form by individuals chosen for their diverse perspectives and technical expertise, in accordance with procedures approved by the National Research Council’s Report Review Committee. The purpose of this independent review is to provide candid and critical comments that will assist the institution in making its published report as sound as possible and to ensure that the report meets institutional standards for objectivity, evidence, and responsiveness to the study charge. The review comments and draft manuscript remain confidential to protect the integrity of the deliberative process. We wish to thank the following individuals for their review of this report:

  • Aurora Amoah, Mid-Atlantic Center for Children’s Health and the Environment, George Washington University
  • Claire L. Barnett, Coordinator, Coalition for Healthier Schools and Executive Director, Healthy Schools Network, Inc.
  • Ginger Chew, Sc.D., Assistant Professor, Environmental Health Sciences, Columbia University
  • Nancy L. Hughes, RN, MHA, Director, Center for Occupational and Environmental Health, American Nurses Association
  • Bailus Walker, Jr., Ph.D., M.P.H., Professor of Environmental and Occupational Medicine, Howard University Medical Center

Although the reviewers listed above have provided many constructive comments and suggestions, they did not see the final draft of the report before its release. The review of this report was overseen by Melvin Worth, MD, Scholar-in-Residence, Institute of Medicine, who was responsible for making certain that an independent examination of this report was carried out in accordance with institutional procedures and that all review comments were carefully considered. Responsibility for the final content of this report rests entirely with the authoring committee and the institution.

Copyright © 2007, National Academy of Sciences.
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