Subcommittee on Investigations and Oversight Hearing - Biobanking: How the Lack of a Coherent Policy Allowed the Veterans Administration to Destroy an Irreplaceable Collection of Legionella Samples

Subcommittee on Oversight | 2318 Rayburn House Office Building Washington, DC 20515 | Sep 9, 2008 10:00am to 2:00pm

Witnesses

Panel 1

Dr. Victor Yu, Professor of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh

Dr. Janet Stout, Director, Special Pathogens Laboratory

Dr. David Snydman, Chief, Division of Geographic Medicine and Infectious Diseases, and Attending Physician in Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Tufts Medical Center

Panel 2

Dr. Jim Vaught, Deputy Director, Office of Biorepositories and Biospecimen Research, National Cancer Institute (NCI)

Dr. Janet K. A. Nicholson, Senior Advisor for Laboratory Science, Coordinating Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Panel 3

Michael Moreland, Director, Veterans Integrated Services Network 4, Department of Veterans Affairs

Dr. Mona Melhem, Associate Chief of Staff and Vice President, VAPHS Clinical Support Service Line

Dr. Ali Sonel, VAPHS Associate Chief of Staff (Research)

Dr. Steven Graham, Director, VAPHS Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Centers

Ms. Cheryl Wanzie, VAPHS Chief Technologist