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Board of Scientific Counselors - Meeting Agenda

January 27-28, 2005 NCHS Auditorium 3311 Toledo Rd. Hyattsville, MD 20782

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Thursday, January 27, 2005

2:00 pm
Welcome and Introductions
Edward J. Sondik, Ph.D., Director, NCHS
June E. O’Neill, Ph.D., Chair, BSCNCHS

2:15 pm

  • State of the Center
    Edward J. Sondik, Ph.D
  • CDC Organizational Developments
  • NCHS budget and program developments and new data releases

2:45 pm
Question and Discussion Session

3:00 pm
Report from the National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics (NCVHS)
Vickie Mays, Ph.D., NCVHS Liaison Aldona Robinns, Ph.D., BSCNCHS

3:30 pm

3:45 pm
Methodological Issues with Health Statistics: "Case Study" of Relationship between Obesity and Mortality
Jennifer Madans, NCHS Katherine Flegal, NCHS Robert Anderson, NCHS

4:30 pm
Board discussion of methodological issues

5:30 pm

Friday, January 28, 2005

8:30 am
Internal Review of NCHS Programs: NCHS Role in Vital Statistics Cooperative System
Charles Rothwell, NCHS

10:00 am

10:30 am
Discussion of next steps in internal review of NCHS programs--criteria, next data systems, etc.

12:00 pm
Lunch Break

12:45 pm
Prescription Drug Data
Amy Bernstein, NCHS

1:15 pm
Board Discussion of Prescription Drug Data

1:30 pm
Public Comment

1:45 pm
Rob Weinzimer, Acting Executive Secretary, BSC

2:00 pm

Future meetings

  • April 21-22, 2005
  • September 15-16, 2005 2006
  • January 12-13, 2006 (proposed)

Please note: Agenda items are subject to change as priorities dictate. Kindly mute pagers and cell phones