Science Policy Insider News

Science Directorate
January 2006

Science Policy Insider News (January 2006)

APA Cosponsors Congressional Briefing on the Public Health Impact of Hurricane Katrina

On January 19, APA partnered with 24 other organizations to cosponsor an educational briefing entitled, "The Public Health Response to Hurricanes Katrina and Rita -- Applying Lessons Learned".

When Political Objectives are in Conflict

When APA backed the McCain amendment in October, it provided an opportunity for APA to take a very public stand that was entirely consistent with our decades-long position against torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment.

Also in this Issue

APA Fellow Calls for More Behavioral Science Expertise At DHS; Ad Hoc Group Hears from NIH Director at Annual Meeting; New Peer Review Procedures Adopted for the Institute of Education Sciences; APA Comments on NIEHS Strategic Plan; National Advisory Child Health Council; Science Policy Teams Up With Division 14 Executive Committee for Advocacy Training; Hold the Date to Celebrate