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Iodine Roundtable 2

Assessment of Iodine Status: Analytical Methods and Quality Control
July 22-23, 2014

 

AGENDA

  DAY 1 — TUESDAY, JULY 22

 

8:30 A.M. Registration
9:00 A.M. Welcome and Meeting Objectives

Abby G. Ershow, Sc.D., R.D., FAHA
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, Bethesda, MD

 

SESSION I: STANDARD REFERENCE METHODS AND REFERENCE MATERIALS

9:30 A.M. Selection of Analytical Methods

Joseph M. Betz, Ph.D. — Office of Dietary Supplements, NIH, Bethesda, MD

10:00 A.M. Discussion
10:15 A.M. Measurement Procedures and Reference Materials for Assessment of Iodine Status

Stephen A. Wise, Ph.D., Stephen Long, Ph.D., Susan Tai, M.S., and Brittany Catron, Ph.D.
National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD

10:45 A.M. Discussion
11:00 A.M. Harmonization of Laboratory Test Results

Gary L. Myers, Ph.D.
American Association for Clinical Chemistry, Washington, DC

11:30 A.M. Discussion
11:45 A.M. Lunch (in first floor café)
 

SESSION 2: IMPROVING THE QUALITY OF LABORATORY DATA

12:45 P.M. Commutability

W. Greg Miller, Ph.D.
Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA

1:15 P.M Discussion
1:30 P.M. Overview of the CDC Hormone Standardization Program

Hubert Vesper, Ph.D.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Atlanta, GA

2:00 P.M Discussion
 

SESSION 3: INDICES OF IODINE STATUS

2:15 P.M. Indices of Thyroid Function: Use in Clinical Practice and for Iodine Population Studies

Elizabeth N. Pearce, M.D., M.Sc.
Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA

2:45 P.M Discussion
3:00 P.M. A Review of CDC’s EQUIP Program and Iodine Status of the U.S. Population

Kathleen L. Caldwell, Ph.D.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA

3:30 P.M Discussion
3:45 P.M. Standardization of Thyroid Function Results

W. Greg Miller, Ph.D.
Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA

4:15 P.M Discussion
 

SESSION 4: BREAKOUT SESSIONS AND MEETING OUTCOMES

4:30 P.M. Publication Plans

Gay Goodman, Ph.D., DABT
Human Health Risk Research, Inc., Seattle, WA

5:15 P.M Breakout Session Assignments
5:30 P.M Adjourn
 

DAY 2 — WEDNESDAY, JULY 23

8:30 A.M. Breakout Sessions
  • Assessment of Iodine Status
  • Selection of Analytical Methods for Pregnancy Study
  • Criteria for Evaluation of Laboratory Performance
11:30 A.M Lunch (in first floor cafè)
12:30 P.M Breakout Session Presentations (20 minutes each)
1:30 P.M Roundtable Discussion–Summary
2:30 P.M Adjourn