It is as yet uncertain how the Gulf of Mexico oil spill will affect the health of clean-up workers and volunteers, residents, and visitors in the Gulf. The IOM recommends that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services focus on researching psychological and behavioral health, exposure information to oil and dispersants, seafood safety, communication methods for health studies, and methods for conducting research in order to better understand and mitigate the effects on human health for this oil spill and for future disasters.... M.P.H. (Chair), Dean, George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services DAVID E. COHEN, M.D., M.P.H., ... Ph.D., Albert G. and Frances Lomas Feldman Professor of Social Policy and Health, University of Southern California RUTH PARKER, ... of Public Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham Study Staff ABIGAIL MITCHELL, Study Director MORGAN FORD, Programanbsp;...
|Title||:||Research Priorities for Assessing Health Effects from the Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill:|
|Author||:||Committee to Review the Federal Response to the Health Effects Associated with the Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill, Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice, Institute of Medicine|
|Publisher||:||National Academies Press - 2010-11-12|