Subcommittee on Investigations and Oversight Hearing - Preventing Harm – Protecting Health: Reforming CDC’s Environmental Public Health Practices

Subcommittee on Oversight | 2318 Rayburn House Office Building Washington, DC 20515 | May 20, 2010 9:00am to 11:00am

Opening Statements

Subcommittee Ranking Member Broun

Witnesses

Panel 1

Ms. Cynthia A. Bascetta, Director, Public Health and Medical Services, Government Accountability Office (GAO)

Mr. Stephen Lester, Science Director, Center for Health, Environment & Justice (CHEJ)

Dr. John P. Wargo, Professor of Environmental Risk Analysis and Policy, Yale University

Dr. Marc Edwards, Charles P. Lunsford Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Virginia

Panel 2

Dr. Robin M. Ikeda, MD, MPH, Deputy Director for the Office of Noncommunicable Diseases, Injury and Environmental Health and Acting Director for the National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)