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Spring/Summer 2009 Vol. 9 Number 1




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NEW PUBLICATIONS

For documents shown as available from the National Academies Press (NAP), write to 500 Fifth St., N.W., Lockbox 285, Washington, D.C. 20055; tel. 202-334-3313 or 1-800-624-6242; or order on the Internet at <www.nap.edu>. Documents from a specific unit of the National Academies are available from the source as noted.

21st Century Innovation Systems for Japan and the United States: Lessons from a Decade of Change — Report of a Symposium
Board on Science, Technology, and Economic Policy, Division on Policy and Global Affairs (2009, 304 pp.; ISBN 0-309-13662-8; available from NAP).

Accelerating the Development of Biomarkers for Drug Safety — Workshop Summary
Board on Health Sciences Policy, Institute of Medicine (2009, approx. 100 pp.; ISBN 0-309-13124-3; available from NAP).

Achieving Sustainable Global Capacity for Surveillance and Response to Emerging Diseases of Zoonotic Origin — Workshop Summary
Board on Global Health, Institute of Medicine; and Board on Agriculture and Natural Resources, Division on Earth and Life Studies (2008, 152 pp.; ISBN 0-309-12818-8; available from NAP).

Advice on the Department of Energy’s Cleanup Technology Roadmap: Gaps and Bridges
Nuclear and Radiation Studies Board, Division on Earth and Life Studies (2009, 284 pp.; ISBN 0-309-13231-2; available from NAP).

America’s Future in Space: Aligning the Civil Space Program with National Needs
Space Studies Board and Aeronautics and Space Engineering Board, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences (2009, approx. 126 pp.; ISBN 0-309-14036-6; available from NAP).

America’s Uninsured Crisis: Consequences for Health and Health Care
Board on Health Care Services, Institute of Medicine (2009, 236 pp.; ISBN 0-309-13234-7; available from NAP).

Approaches to Future Space Cooperation and Competition in a Globalizing World — Summary of a Workshop
Space Studies Board and Aeronautics and Space Engineering Board, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences (2009, 68 pp.; ISBN 0-309-13996-1; available from NAP).

Assessing Medical Preparedness to Respond to a Terrorist Nuclear Event — Workshop Report
Board on Health Sciences Policy, Institute of Medicine (2009, approx. 260 pp.; ISBN 0-309-13088-3; available from NAP).

Assessing the Impacts of Changes in the Information Technology R&D Ecosystem: Retaining Leadership in an Increasingly Global Environment
Computer Science and Telecommunications Board, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences (2009, 204 pp.; ISBN 0-309-11882-4; available from NAP).

Assessment of Corrosion Education
National Materials Advisory Board, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences (2009, 180 pp.; ISBN 0-309-11703-8; available from NAP).

Assessment of Explosive Destruction Technologies for Specific Munitions at the Blue Grass and Pueblo Chemical Agent Destruction Pilot Plants
Board on Army Science and Technology, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences (2009, 134 pp.; ISBN 0-309-12683-5; available from NAP).

Assessment of Planetary Protection Requirements for Mars Sample Return Missions
Space Studies Board, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences (2009, 90 pp.; ISBN 0-309-13073-5; available from NAP).

An Assessment of the SBIR Program
Division on Policy and Global Affairs (2008, 402 pp.; ISBN 0-309-11086-6; available from NAP).

An Assessment of the Small Business Innovation Research Program at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Division on Policy and Global Affairs (2009, 344 pp; ISBN 0-309-12442-5; available from NAP).

Beyond ‘Fortress America’: National Security Controls on Science and Technology in a Globalized World
Division on Policy and Global Affairs (2009, 150 pp.; ISBN 0-309-13026-3; available from NAP).

Beyond the HIPAA Privacy Rule: Enhancing Privacy, Improving Health Through Research
Board on Health Sciences Policy, Board on Health Care Services, Institute of Medicine (2009, 334 pp.; ISBN 0-309-12499-9; available from NAP).

Breakthrough Business Models: Drug Development for Rare and Neglected Diseases and Individualized Therapies — Workshop Summary
Board on Health Sciences Policy, Institute of Medicine (2008, 150 pp.; ISBN 0-309-12088-8; available from NAP).

Catalysis for Energy Fundamental Science and Long-Term Impacts of the U.S. Department of Energy Basic Energy Sciences Catalysis Science Program
Board on Chemical Sciences and Technology, Division on Earth and Life Studies (2009, 138 pp.; ISBN 0-309-12856-0; available from NAP).

Cleaning Up Sites Contaminated With Radioactive Materials — International Workshop Proceedings
Division on Policy and Global Affairs (2009, 234 pp.; ISBN 0-309-12761-0; available from NAP).

Combating Tobacco Use in Military and Veteran Populations
Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice, Institute of Medicine (2009, approx. 260 pp.; ISBN 0-309-13767-5; available from NAP).

Computational Technology for Effective Health Care: Immediate Steps and Strategic Directions
Computer Science and Telecommunications Board, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences (2009, 120 pp.; ISBN 0-309-13050-6; available from NAP).

A Constrained Space Exploration Technology Program: A Review of NASA’s Exploration Technology Development Program
Aeronautics and Space Engineering Board, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences (2008, 154 pp.; ISBN 0-309-12583-9; available from NAP).

Countering Biological Threats: Challenges for the Department of Defense’s Nonproliferation Program Beyond the Former Soviet Union
Division on Policy and Global Affairs (2009, 196 pp.; ISBN 0-309-13176-6; available from NAP).

Countering Terrorism: Biological Agents, Transportation Networks, and Energy Systems — Summary of a U.S.-Russian Network
Division on Policy and Global Affairs (2009, 244 pp.; ISBN 0-309-12707-6; available from NAP).

Depression in Parents, Parenting, and Children: Opportunities in Improve Identification, Treatment, and Prevention
Board on Children, Youth, and Families; National Research Council and Institute of Medicine (2009, approx. 448 pp.; ISBN 0-309-12178-7; available from NAP).

Developing Metrics for Assessing Engineering Instruction: What Gets Measured Is What Gets Improved
National Academy of Engineering (2009, 52 pp.; ISBN 0-309-13782-9; available from NAP).

Disaster Risk Management in an Age of Climate Change: A Summary of the April 3, 2008 Workshop of the Disasters Roundtable
Disasters Roundtable, Division on Earth and Life Studies (2009, 18 pp.; available only online from NAP).

Electricity from Renewable Resources: Status, Prospects, and Impediments
America’s Energy Future Panel on Alternative Liquid Transportation Fuels (2009, approx. 300 pp.; ISBN 0-309-13708-X; available from NAP).

Enhancing the Effectiveness of Sustainability Partnerships — Summary of a Workshop
Division on Policy and Global Affairs (2009, 78 pp.; ISBN 0-309-12993-1; available from NAP).

Effectiveness of National Biosurveillance Systems: BioWatch and the Public Health System — Interim Report
Institute of Medicine and National Research Council (2009, 30 pp.; available only online from NAP).

Ensuring Quality Cancer Care Through the Oncology Workforce: Sustaining Care in the 21st Century — Workshop Summary
National Cancer Policy Forum, Institute of Medicine (2009, 94 pp.; ISBN 0-309-13671-7; available from NAP).

Evaluation of Safety and Environmental Metrics for Potential Application at Chemical Agent Disposal Facilities
Board on Army Science and Technology, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences (2009, 50 pp.; ISBN 0-309-13092-1; available from NAP).

Ensuring the Quality, Credibility, and Relevance of U.S. Justice Statistics
Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education (2009, approx. 378 pp.; ISBN 0-309-13910-4; available from NAP).

Environmental Health Sciences Decision Making: Risk Management, Evidence, and Ethics — Workshop Summary
Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice, Institute of Medicine (2009, 92 pp.; ISBN 0-309-12454-9; available from NAP).

Final Report from the NRC Committee on the Review of the Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration (LACPR) Program
Water Science and Technology Board, Ocean Studies Board; Division on Earth and Life Studies (2009, approx. 60 pp.; ISBN 0-309-14103-6; available from NAP).

Frontiers in Crystalline Matter: From Discovery to Technology Board on Physics and Astronomy, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences (2009, 190 pp.; ISBN 0-309-13800-0; available from NAP).

Frontiers of Engineering: Reports on Leading-Edge Engineering from the 2008 Symposium
National Academy of Engineering (2009, 194 pp.; ISBN 0-309-12821-8; available from NAP).

Future of the Nuclear Security Environment in 2015 — Proceedings
National Academy of Sciences (2009, 309 pp.; ISBN 0-309-13144-8; available from NAP).

Global Environmental Health: Research Gaps and Barriers for Providing Sustainable Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene Services — Workshop Summary
Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice, Institute of Medicine (2009, 140 pp.; ISBN 0-309-13179-0; available from NAP).

Global Security Engagement: A New Model for Cooperative Threat Reduction
Division on Policy and Global Affairs (2009, 178 pp.; ISBN 0-309-13106-5; available from NAP).

A Guide to the Methodology of the National Research Council Assessment of the Doctorate Programs
Board on Higher Education and Workforce, Division on Policy and Global Affairs (2009, approx. 202 pp.; available only online from NAP).

Health Literacy, eHealth, and Communication: Putting the Consumer First — Workshop Summary
Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice, Institute of Medicine (2009, 126 pp.; ISBN 0-309-12642-8; available from NAP).

Informing Decisions in a Changing Climate
Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education (2009, 200 pp.; ISBN 0-309-13737-3; available from NAP).

Initial National Priorities for Comparative Effectiveness Research
Board on Health Care Services, Institute of Medicine (2009, approx. 220 pp.; ISBN 0-309-13836-1; available from NAP).

Innovations in Service Delivery in the Age of Genomics — Workshop Summary
Board on Health Sciences Policy, Institute of Medicine (2009, 80 pp.; ISBN 0-309-13214-2; available from NAP).

Letter Report on the Review of the Food Safety and Inspection Service Proposed Risk-Based Approach to and Application of Public-Health Attribution
Board on Environmental Studies and Toxicology, Division on Earth and Life Studies (2009, 54 pp.; available only online from NAP).

Letter Report on the Review of the Research Program of the FreedomCAR and Fuel Partnership, Phase 3
Board on Energy and Environment Systems, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences (2009, 14 pp.; available only online from NAP).

Letter Report to the Florida Department of Citrus on the Review of Research Proposals on Citrus Greening, December 2008
Board on Agriculture and Natural Resources, Division on Earth and Life Studies (2008, 23 pp.; available only online from NAP).

Live Variola Virus: Considerations for Continuing Research
Board on Global Health, Institute of Medicine (2009, approx. 160 pp.; ISBN 0-309-13690-3; available from NAP).

Managing Food Safety Practices from Farm to Table — Workshop Summary
Food and Nutrition Board, Institute of Medicine (2009, 116 pp.; ISBN 0-309-13166-9; available from NAP).

Medical Isotope Production Without Highly Enriched Uranium Nuclear and Radiation Studies Board, Division on Earth and Life Studies (2009, 220 pp.; ISBN 0-309-13039-5; available from NAP).

Multi-Center Phase III Clinical Trials and NCI Cooperative Groups — Workshop Summary
National Cancer Policy Forum, Institute of Medicine (2009, 134 pp.; ISBN 0-309-12867-6; available from NAP).

Nutrition Standards and Meal Requirements for National School Lunch and Breakfast Programs: Phase I. Proposed Approach for Recommending Revisions
Food and Nutrition Board, Institute of Medicine (2008, 192 pp; ISBN 0-309-12795-5; available from NAP).

On Being a Scientist: Third Edition
National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Engineering, and Institute of Medicine (2009, 82 pp.; ISBN 0-309-11970-7; available from NAP).

Opportunities in Neuroscience for Future Army Applications
Board on Army Science and Technology, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences (2009, 136 pp.; ISBN 0-309-12740-8; available from NAP).

Optimizing U.S. Air Force and Department of Defense Review of Air Force Acquisitions Programs
Air Force Studies Board, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences (2009, 122 pp.; ISBN 0-309-13918-X; available from NAP).

Partnerships for Emerging Research Institutions — Report of a Workshop
Division on Policy and Global Affairs and National Academy of Engineering (2009, 78 pp.; ISBN 0-309-13083-2; available from NAP).

A Performance Assessment of NASA’s Heliophysics Program
Space Studies Board, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences (2009, 78 pp.; ISBN 0-309-13656-3; available from NAP).

Preventing Mental, Emotional, and Behavioral Disorders Among Young People: Progress and Possibilities
Board on Children, Youth, and Families; Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education (2009, 576 pp.; ISBN 0-309-13207-X; available from NAP).

Principles and Practices for a Federal Statistical Agency: Fourth Edition
Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education (2009, 136 pp.; ISBN 0-309-12175-2; available from NAP).

Protecting Student Records and Facilitating Education Research — A Workshop Summary
Center for Education, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education (2008, 106 pp.; ISBN 0-309-12799-8; available from NAP).

The Public Health Effects of Food Deserts — Workshop Summary
Board on Agriculture and Natural Resources, Division on Earth and Life Studies; Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice, Institute of Medicine (2009, 114 pp.; ISBN 0-309-13728-4; available from NAP).

Recognition and Alleviation of Pain in Laboratory Animals
Institute for Laboratory Animal Research, Division on Earth and Life Studies (2009, 270 pp.; ISBN 0-309-12832-3; available from NAP).

Restructuring Federal Climate Research to Meet the Challenges of Climate Change
Division on Earth and Life Studies and Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education (2009, 266 pp.; ISBN 0-309-13173-1; available from NAP).

Review of the Bureau of Reclamation’s Corrosion Prevention Standards for Ductile Iron Pipe
National Materials Advisory Board, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences (2009, 264 pp.; available from NAP).

Review of the Methodology Proposed by the Food Safety and Inspection Service for Risk-Based Surveillance of In-Commerce Activities: A Letter Report
Board on Agriculture and Natural Resources, Division on Earth and Life Studies (2009, 37 pp.; available only online from NAP).

Review of Use of Process Control Indicators in the FSIS Public Health Risk-Based Inspection System — Letter Report
Food and Nutrition Board, Institute of Medicine (2009, 98 pp.; available only online from NAP).

The Richard and Hinda Rosenthal Lecture 2008: Prospects for Health Reform in 2009 and Beyond
Institute of Medicine (2009, 32 pp.; ISBN 0-309-13047-6; available from NAP).

The Role of Life Sciences in Transforming America’s Future — Summary of a Workshop
Board on Life Sciences, Division on Earth and Life Studies (2009, 31 pp.; available only online from NAP).

Russian Views on Countering Terrorism During Eight Years of Dialogue — Extracts From Proceedings of Four Workshops
Office for Central Europe and Eurasia Development, Security, and Cooperation; Division on Policy and Global Affairs (2009, 362 pp.; ISBN 0-309-13757-8; available from NAP).

Scientific Assessment of High-Power Free-Electron Laser Technology
Board on Physics and Astronomy, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences (2009, 66 pp.; ISBN 0-309-12689-4; available from NAP).

Severe Space Weather Events: Understanding Societal and Economic Impacts — Workshop Report
Space Studies Board, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences (2008, 144 pp.; ISBN 0-309-12769-6; available from NAP).

Shellfish Mariculture in Drakes Estero, Point Reyes National Seashore, California
Ocean Studies Board, Division on Earth and Life Studies (2009, 138 pp.; ISBN 0-309-13898-1; available from NAP).

The Socioeconomic Effects of Public Sector Information on Digital Networks
Board on Research Data and Information, Division on Policy and Global Affairs (2009, 104 pp.; ISBN 0-309-13968-6; available from NAP).

State of the USA Health Indicators — Letter Report
Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice, Institute of Medicine (2009, 98 pp; ISBN 0-309-12862-5; available from NAP).

Strategies for a BEA Satellite Health Care Account — Summary of a Workshop
Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education (2008, 108 pp.; ISBN 0-309-12717-3; available from NAP).

Strengthening High School Chemistry Education Through Teacher Outreach Programs — A Workshop Summary to the Chemical Sciences Roundtable
Board on Chemical Sciences and Technology, Division on Earth and Life Studies (2009, 70 pp.; ISBN 0-309-12859-5; available from NAP).

Sustainable Critical Infrastructure Systems: A Framework for Meeting 21st Century Imperatives
Board on Infrastructure and the Constructed Environment, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences (2009, 82 pp.; ISBN 0-309-13792-6; available from NAP).

Technology, Policy, Law, and Ethics Regarding U.S. Acquisition and Use of Cyberattack Capabilities
Computer Science and Telecommunications Board, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences (2009, 350 pp.; ISBN 0-309-13850-7; available from NAP).

Toward a Sustainable and Secure Water Future: A Leadership Role for the U.S. Geological Survey
Water Science and Technology Board, Division on Earth and Life Studies (2009, approx. 130 pp.; ISBN 0-309-13915-5; available from NAP).

Toward Health Equity and Patient-Centeredness: Integrating Health Literacy, Disparities Reduction, and Quality Improvement — Workshop Summary
Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice, Institute of Medicine (2009, 102 pp.; ISBN 0-309-12749-1; available from NAP).

Transforming Agricultural Education for a Changing World
Board on Agriculture and Natural Resources and Board on Life Sciences, Division on Earth and Life Sciences (2009, 206 pp.; ISBN 0-309-13217-7; available from NAP).

Venture Funding and the NIH SBIR Program
Division on Policy and Global Affairs (2009, 140 pp.; ISBN 0-309-12997-4; available from NAP).

Venture Philanthropy Strategies to Support Translational Research — Workshop Summary
Board on Health Sciences Policy, Institute of Medicine (2009, 104 pp.; ISBN 0-309-11666-X; available from NAP).

TRANSPORTATION RESEARCH BOARD (TRB) REPORTS —
Approximately 150 titles issued annually. Free catalog available on request from TRB, 500 Fifth St., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20001 (tel. 202-334-3213), or visit TRB's bookstore on the Internet at <national-academies.org/trb/bookstore>.



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