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The White House Commission on Complementary and Alternative Medicine Policy

Planning Meeting
July 13, 2000 2:00 P.M. - 5:30 P.M.
July 14, 2000 8:30 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.
  Hubert H. Humphrey Building
Room 800
200 Independence Avenue, S.W.
Washington, DC 20201
I.   Introductions
    Dr. James Gordon, Chair
II.   Welcoming remarks
    Peter Reinecke
    Legislative Director for Senator Tom Harkin
III.   Ethics Review for Federal Advisory Committee Members
    Karen Santoro
    Ethics Counsel, National Institutes of Health
IV.   Review of the Agenda and Charge to the Commission
    Dr. Stephen Groft, Executive Director
V.   Discussion of Vision, Issues and Concerns of the Commission Members
    (A)   Coordinated research to increase knowledge about complementary and alternative medicine practices and products.
    (B)   Guidance for appropriate access to and delivery of complementary and alternative medicine.
    (C)   The provision to health care professionals of reliable and useful information about complementary and alternative medicine that can be made readily accessible and understandable to the general public.
    (D)   The education and training of health care practitioners in complementary and alternative medicine.
    (Discussion Will Include Commission Needs and Methods to Obtain Information, Specific Agenda Items and Activities of the Commission Required to Meet the Commission's Mandate)
VI.   Public Comment Period (1:00 - 2:00 p.m. July 14, 2000)
VII.   Other Activities of the Commission and Staff
    1.)   Interactive Website
    2.)   Public Meetings/Hearings
    3.)   Development of Position Papers
VIII.   Future Meeting Dates and Locations
IX.   Time Frame for Completion of Report
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