Event

10th Meeting of the
MERCHANT MARINER MEDICAL
ADVISORY COMMITTEE
St Louis, MO
Date
September 15 – 16, 2016
Dr. Adrienne Buggs
Mr. Sam Teague
202-372-1206
202-372-1425
adrienne.m.buggs@uscg.mil

Ronald.s.teague@uscg.mil

AGENDA
0800 – 0830

Arrival/Meet & Greet/Admin

0830 – 0840
0840 – 0850

Meeting Material Distribution
Welcome/Admin
Sponsor’s Comments

0850

DFO Opening Remarks

0900 – 0910

Chairman Remarks

0910 – 0920

Introduction of Committee Members &
Public Attendees
Review of Last Meeting’s Minutes
Break
Introduction of New Task(s):

0920 – 0930
0930 – 0945
0945 – 1130

1.

2.

3.

4.

1130 – 1200
1200 – 1300
1330 – 1715

Provide recommendation on
Chiropractors conducting mariner
medical exams.
Provide recommendations on mariner
medical examinations of mariners
prescribed the use of Marijuana.
Provide merchant mariners educational
material on OTC medications and
stimulants
Provide recommendations on
appropriate diets and wellness for
mariners while onboard merchant
vessels.

Establish Working Groups
Discussion of Future Tasking
Public Comments/Presentations
Lunch
Breakout into Working Groups

Mr. Sam Teague
Maritime Personnel Qualifications Division
Alternate Designated Federal Officer (ADFO)

Mr. Sam Teague
Mr. Jeffrey Lantz
Director of Commercial Regulations and
Standards
MS. Mayte Medina
Acting Chief, Office of Merchant Mariner
Credentialing
Designated Federal Officer (DFO)
Captain Bill Mahoney
MEDMAC Chairman
Captain Bill Mahoney
Mr. Sam Teague
Mr. Sam Teague

Captain Bill Mahoney
Captain Bill Mahoney
Captain Bill Mahoney

DAY 2 AGENDA

0800 – 0815

Day 2 Agenda Detail

0815 – 0900

Necessary Committee work
NMC Brief

0900 – 1000
1000 – 1200
1200 – 1300
1300 – 1415
1415 – 1445
1445 – 1630

1630 – 1655
1655 – 1700

Captain Bill Mahoney

CAPT Kirstin Martin,
Commanding Officer, National Maritime
Center
Dr. Laura Torres-Reyes
Medical Evaluations Division chief,
National Maritime Center
Sam Teague

Marine Casualty Data Analysis
Presentation
Breakout into Working Groups
Lunch
Reconvene Working Groups
Public Comments/Presentations
Report of Tasks
- Committee Discussion
- Public Comments
- Committee Recommendations
Work Items for the Next Meeting
Closing Remarks/Plans for Next Meeting

Captain Bill Mahoney

Captain Bill Mahoney
MS. Mayte Medina

Meeting Adjourned

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