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TIME: All Day

EVENT: NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES Board on Health Sciences Policy holds a meeting on Aerospace Medicine and the Medicine of Extreme.

AGENDA: Highlights:

10:45 a.m. - Perspective Of Risk In Space Travel

Dave C. Williams, Director, Space and Life Sciences

Johnson Space Center (JSC)

11:15 a.m. - Health Care Systems And Informatics On The International Space Station

James Logan, Chief, Crew Health Care Division, Space and Life Sciences, JSC

11:45 a.m. - Current Disposition And Plans For Future Archiving Of Medical Data (Data Matrix)

12:15 p.m. - Longitudinal Study Of Astronaut Health

Mary Wear, Wyle Laboratories

1:45 p.m. - Review Of Medical Events During Us And Russian Space Flights

Sam Pool, Deputy Director, Space and Life Sciences, JSC

2:15 p.m. - Occupational Health Principles And Responsibilities

Robert McCunney, Center for Environmental Health Services, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

2:45 p.m. - Flight Surgeons And Pilots, Military And Commercial

3:30 p.m. - Innovative Techniques For Preserving Patient Privacy In Epidemiological Research

Latanya Sweeney, Assistant Professor of Computer Science and of Public Policy, Carnegie Mellon University

DATE: May 13, 2002

LOCATION: 2100 C St. NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-334-2138


TIME: 11 a.m.

EVENT: LIBRARY OF CONGRESS Center for the Book presents former Poet Laureate Robert Pinsky 1997 to 2000, hosting an event celebrating poetry in public life. The program is part of a new initiative, "Strengthening Communities Through the Art of Poetry," which was recently launched by Mr. Pinsky's Favorite Poem Project and its education partner KIDSNET.

DATE: May 13, 2002

LOCATION: Mumford Room, sixth floor, James Madison Memorial Building, 101 Independence Ave., S.E

Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-707-5221


TIME: 6 p.m.

EVENT: SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION Resident Associate Program presents Jane Smiley discussing the life of Charles Dickens as a writer, editor, and family man and revealing how he probably appeared to his contemporaries, as one of the first modern celebrities. Book signing follows.

DATE: May 13, 2002

LOCATION: Dillon Ripley Center, Lecture Hall, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-357-3030


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