Centre for Military & Veterans' Health - Seminar Series
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- Dr David Butler Ph.D., M.S., B.S., the Scholar/ Director of the Medical Follow-up Agency: the US National Academy of Sciences, Institute of Medicine, Washington DC will be presenting a seminar titled 'Veterans and Agent Orange'.
You are invited to join us for this seminar exploring the health effects of exposure to Agent Orange and other herbicides used in Vietnam.
Dr David Butler Ph.D., is Scholar, Director of the Medical Follow-up Agency, in the Institute of Medicine (IOM) of the US National Academy of Sciences. He received his B.S. and M.S. in engineering from the University of Rochester and his PhD in public-policy analysis from Carnegie Mellon University. Before joining the IOM, Dr Butler served as an analyst for the U.S. Congress Office of Technology Assessment, was Research Associate in the Department of Environmental Health of the Harvard School of Public Health, and performed research at Harvardís Kennedy School of Government. He has directed several IOM studies on military health, environmental-health and risk-assessment topics, including ones that produced Provision of Mental Health Counseling Services under TRICARE; PTSD Compensation and Military Service; Veterans and Agent Orange: Update 1998, and Ö Update 2000; Disposition of the Air Force Health Study; and the report series Characterizing the Exposure of Veterans to Agent Orange and Other Herbicides Used in Vietnam. Dr Butler was also a co-editor of Systems Engineering to Improve Traumatic Brain Injury Care in the Military Health System.
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