Last updated on: 2/19/2008 | Author: ProCon.org

National Academies of Science (formerly Institute of Medicine) Biography

Position:
None Found to the question "Is Sexual Orientation Determined at Birth?"
Reasoning:

No position found as of Aug. 14, 2006

Description:

“The Institute of Medicine serves as adviser to the nation to improve health. As an independent, scientific adviser, the Institute of Medicine strives to provide advice that is unbiased, based on evidence, and grounded in science. The mission of the Institute of Medicine embraces the health of people everywhere.”

Institute of Medicine website (accessed Aug. 14, 2006)

Mission:

“The IOM’s mission is to serve as adviser to the nation to improve health. The Institute provides unbiased, evidence-based, and authoritative information and advice concerning health and science policy to policy-makers, professionals, leaders in every sector of society, and the public at large.”

“About,” Institute of Medicine website (accessed Feb. 19, 2008)

Other:
U.S. government agency