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National Research Council (US) Committee on Communicating Toxicogenomics Information to Nonexperts. Communicating Toxicogenomics Information to Nonexperts: A Workshop Summary. Washington (DC): National Academies Press (US); 2005.

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Appendix BWorkshop Agenda


Sixth Meeting - April 22-23, 2004

National Academy of Sciences

2100 C St., NW

Washington, DC 20418


Communicating Toxicogenomics Information to Nonexperts: A Workshop

Thursday, April 22nd

OPEN SESSION, Lecture Room

9:00–9:30 a.m. Introduction to Risk Communication Workshop Mark A. Rothstein, committee chair, University of Louisville School of Medicine and Robert Griffin, committee member, Marquette University (outline objectives of workshop)
9:30–9:45 a.m. Overview of toxicogenomics: William Greenlee, committee member, CIIT Centers for Health Research

Panel 1: Toxicogenomics communication and individual decision-making (committee member leads: Robert Griffin, Patricia Buffler)

9:45–10:15 a.m. Speaker: Sharon Dunwoody, University of Wisconsin (Perceptual communication issues; what an individual might perceive as issues in decision making; information needs; psychological factors such as variability in perception, discuss what kinds of information are used by public in making risk decisions and risk perceptions; how info gets to public and how public reactions get back to scientists/regulatory agencies)
10:15–10:30 a.m. BREAK
10:30–11:15 a.m. Panel Speakers (~15 minutes each): Julie Downs, Carnegie Mellon University Craig Trumbo, University of Vermont David Ropeik, Harvard University
11:15–12:00 p.m. Panel Discussion with audience participation
12:00–1:00 p.m. LUNCH available in basement cafeteria

Panel 2: Toxicogenomics communication and social deliberations (committee member leads: Linda Fentiman, William Greenlee)

OPEN SESSION Continued, Lecture Room

1:00–1:30 p.m. Speaker: William Freudenburg, University of California, Santa Barbara (How to translate reality of individual risk perception to societal decision making arena; inequality issues related to access to toxicogenomic technologies and information)
1:30–2:15 pm Panel speakers (~15 minutes each): Deirdre Lawrence, National Cancer Institute
K. Viswanath, Harvard School of Public Health Susanna Hornig Priest, Texas A&M University
2:15–3:00 p.m. Panel Discussion with audience participation
3:00–3:15 p.m. BREAK
3:15–4:30 p.m. Summary Discussion with all panel members
4:30–5:00 p.m. Open discussion with audience participation
5:00 p.m. ADJOURN
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