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December 16, 2019, Washington, DC

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February 13, 2019, Washington, DC

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National Academy of Sciences
Room 125
2101 Constitution Ave NW Washington, DC
October 4, 2016

Open Session

1:00 pm         Chair’s Opening Remarks
                        Kenneth Kizer, University of California, Davis Health System, Committee Chair

1:10 pm         Sponsors Briefing on the Statement of Task
  • Thomas O’Toole, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Ann Gabriel, Elsevier
  • Richard Thomason, Blue Shield of California Foundation (teleconference)
  • Andrea Iloulian, Hilton Foundation (teleconference)
  • Sandra Hernandez, California Health Care Foundation (teleconference)
1:40 pm        General Discussion and Q&A on Sponsor Perspectives

1:50 pm        PSH Programs for Individuals who are Homeless and have Multiple Diagnoses
  Sam Tsemberis, Pathways to Housing

2:30 pm        The Research on Supportive Housing and its Impact on Health
                       Marcella Maguire,  Corporation for Supportive Housing 
3:10 pm        BREAK

3:25 pm        National Perspective on Housing, Health, and Homelessness
                       Marcella Maguire,  Corporation for Supportive Housing

4:05 pm        Open Microphone Session: Brief Comments from Interested Parties
                       Comments will be limited to 5 minutes, if you would like to address the committee please send an email to

4:15 pm        Open Session Concludes

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