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February 26, 2010
9:00 am to 5:00 pm PST

Cal/EPA Building, Klamath Training Room

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Introduction 9:00-9:30   

Welcoming Remarks
Mary Nichols, Chair
Air Resources Board

Historical Perspective
Dan Greenbaum
Health Effects Institute

Integrated Science Assessment for Particulate Matter
Mary Ross U.S. EPA

Overview of National and International Studies 9:30-10:15

Jonathan Samet, Facilitator
University of Southern California

Arden Pope
Brigham Young University

Daniel Krewski
University of Ottawa

Aaron Cohen
Health Effects Institute


Critique of CARB Diesel Science, 1998-2010 10:30-11:00

James Enstrom

Fred Lipfert
Environmental Consultant

Robert Phalen
UC, Irvine

California-specific Studies on the PM2.5 Mortality Association 11:00-11:15

Michael Jerrett
UC, Berkeley

Panel Discussion of Morning Session Topics 11:15-12:15

Jonathan Samet, Facilitator


Roundtable Discussion with Panel Members 1:30-4:00
Jonathan Samet, Facilitator

  • Which studies are appropriate to use to estimate PM-related mortality in California?
  • Opening Remarks: Arden Pope, Fred Lipfert

  • How should uncertainties in the C-R function and exposure assessment be addressed in developing a methodology?
  • Opening Remarks: Zachary Pekar, Suresh Moolgavkar


  • What studies are appropriate to use to estimate health impacts from specific sources such as diesel PM?
  • Openning Remarks: George Thurston, Tom Hesterberg

Public Question and Answer Period 4:00-4:45

Jonathan Samet, Facilitator

Wrap-Up 4:45

Dan Greenbaum


Symposium Panel Members
February 26, 2010
Name Affiliation
Aaron Cohen Health Effects Institute
Harold Cota Cal Poly San Luis Obispo
James Enstrom UCLA
Gary D. Friedman Stanford University
Daniel S. Greenbaum Health Effects Institute
Thomas Hesterberg Navistar, Inc.
Michael Jerrett UC, Berkeley
Daniel Krewski University of Ottawa
Fred Lipfert Environmental Consultant
Michael Lipsett CA Department of Public Health
Chung Liu SCAQMD
Melanie Marty OEHHA
Roger McClellan Consultant
Suresh Moolgavkar Exponent
Jean Ospital SCAQMD
Suzanne Paulson UCLA
Zachary Pekar U.S. EPA
Robert Phalen UC, Irvine
Arden Pope Brigham Young University
Mary Ross U.S. EPA
Jonathan Samet University of Southern California
George Thurston New York University