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Fourth IOM meeting July 11-12: closed meeting


Senior Member
This is the summary of the meeting posted on the IOM website.

This meeting is closed in its entirety.

Closed Session Summary Posted After the Meeting

The following committee members were present at the closed sessions of the meeting:

1. Ellen Wright Clayton (Chair)
2. Margarita Alegria
3. Lucinda Bateman
4. Lily Chu
5. Charles Cleeland
6. Ronald Davis
7. Betty Diamond
8. Betsy Keller
9. Nancy Klimas
10. A. Martin Lerner
11. Cynthia Mulrow
12. Peter Rowe
13. Michael Shelanski
14. Benjamin Natelson
15. Theodore Ganiats

The following topics were discussed in the closed sessions:

1. Findings of the literature review
2. Guidance for Report Writing and review process
3. Process for determining diagnostic criteria
3. Dissemination Plan
4. Report outline
5. Drafts of report chapters

The following materials (written documents) were made available to the committee in the closed sessions:

1. Meeting agenda
2. Statement of Task
3. Briefing materials
4. Drafts of report chapters
Date of posting of Closed Session Summary: July 17, 2014