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This Page contains all the timetables published for the project, with the most recent at the top. To access a timetable, click on one of the links below.

Logan Health Study Timetable July, 2019
Logan Health Study Timetable 03/15/02

Logan Health Study Timetable 12/23/01 - Firm dates for major milestones
Milestone Chart 10/30/01 - DPH Milestones 
Timetable 2018-2019 - Being developed
Timetable 6/28/00 - Original Timetable

Logan Health Study Timetable July, 2019

This timetable is based on prior timetables, and was updated with information provided at the CAC Meetings. The Work Completed before the "Indefinite Delay" imposed by the Massachusetts budget funding cut in July, 2019 are shown. The dates for incomplete work are marked "Delayed". 
Basically, all work was completed to the point that the interview process was about to begin when the funding was cut.
Changed information is in maroon
To view prior target dates, use one of the links above.  Links are available from the table to get detailed information.

Task

Target Date

Responsible

Comments

Status

Hire Project Coordinator

January, 2018

MDPH

Greg Merriman was assigned January, 2018 Completed
Review available environmental data at Massport

October, 2018

MDPH

Done by Mass DPH Completed
Finalize details of Community Advisory Committee

October, 2018

MDPH

First CAC Meeting was held 10/30/01 Completed
PBHG Under contract with MDPH

December, 2018

MDPH

  Completed 12/17/01
Finalize Survey Instrument Design

Early March, 2019

MDPH/PBHG

This will be done by PHRG 95% Complete;
Delayed
Task

Target Date

Responsible

Comments

Status

Conduct Pilot Test of Survey Instrument Administration and Accuracy

Early March, 2019

PBHG

Has Occured in random population around Portland, ME, Jetport Completed
Determine best methods of categorizing exposure opportunities Early March, 2019

MDPH

Decide on impact of distance, flight patterns, available data, etc. Original Target
 May 1, 2019;
Delayed
Finalize sample size and sampling plan Draft of Plan by early February, 2019

MDPH

Sample size is estimated currently at 2700 Completed
Create Written Status Report #1 Early February, 2019

MDPH

This will be input to CAC meeting Completed as of February, 2019
Task

Target Date

Responsible

Comments

Status

Interim discussions with CAC, PBHG, MDPH By early March, 2019

MDPH

Discussions will be about draft sampling plan and interview methods In Process;

Delayed

CAC Meeting (Second) March 13, 2019

MDPH

  Complete
Telephone Interviews by Public Health Resource Group (PHRG) begin Original Target Date was Early June, 2019

PBHG

These will be the first interviews for the Logan Health Study. Delayed
CAC Meeting (Third) May 14, 2019
(Tentative)

MDPH

  Delayed

Logan Health Study Timetable 03/15/02

This timetable is based on prior timetables, and is updated with information provided at the CAC Meeting of March 13, 2019. Changed target dates are in maroon. To view prior target dates, use one of the links above.  Links are available from the table to get detailed information.

Task

Target Date

Responsible

Comments

Status

Hire Project Coordinator

January, 2018

MDPH

Greg Merriman was assigned January, 2018 Completed
Review available environmental data at Massport

October, 2018

MDPH

Done by Mass DPH Completed
Finalize details of Community Advisory Committee

October, 2018

MDPH

First CAC Meeting was held 10/30/01 Completed
PBHG Under contract with MDPH

December, 2018

MDPH

  Completed 12/17/01
Finalize Survey Instrument Design

Early March, 2019

MDPH/PBHG

This will be done by PHRG By May 1, 2019
Task

Target Date

Responsible

Comments

Status

Conduct Pilot Test of Survey Instrument Administration and Accuracy

Early March, 2019

PBHG

Will occur in random population around Portland, ME, Jetport By May 1, 2019
Determine best methods of categorizing exposure opportunities Early March, 2019

MDPH

Decide on impact of distance, flight patterns, available data, etc. By May 1, 2019
Finalize sample size and sampling plan Draft of Plan by early February, 2019

MDPH

Sample size is estimated currently at 2700 By May 1, 2019
Create Written Status Report Early February, 2019

MDPH

This will be input to CAC meeting Completed as of February, 2019
Task

Target Date

Responsible

Comments

Status

Interim discussions with CAC, PBHG, MDPH By early March, 2019

MDPH

Discussions will be about draft sampling plan and interview methods In Process
CAC Meeting (Second) March 13, 2019

MDPH

  Complete
Telephone Interviews by Public Health Resource Group (PHRG) begin Early June, 2019

PBHG

These will be the first interviews for the Logan Health Study. Early June, 2019
CAC Meeting (Third) May 14, 2019
(Tentative)

MDPH

  Future

 

Logan Health Study Timetable 12/23/01

This timetable is based on the contents of a BEHA communication . To view the communication, click here

Task

Target Date

Responsible

Comments

Status

Hire Project Coordinator

January, 2018

MDPH

Greg Merriman was assigned January, 2018 Completed
Review available environmental data at Massport

October, 2018

MDPH

Done by Mass DPH Completed
Finalize details of Community Advisory Committee

October, 2018

MDPH

First CAC Meeting was held 10/30/01 Completed
PBHG Under contract with MDPH

December, 2018

MDPH

  Completed 12/17/01
Finalize Survey Instrument Design

Early March, 2019

MDPH/PBHG

This will be done by PHRG Winter, 2018
Task

Target Date

Responsible

Comments

Status

Conduct Pilot Test of Survey Instrument Administration and Accuracy

Early March, 2019

PBHG

Will occur in random population around Portland, ME, Jetport To Do
Determine best methods of categorizing exposure opportunities Early March, 2019

MDPH

Decide on impact of distance, flight patterns, available data, etc. To Do
Finalize sample size and sampling plan Draft of Plan by early February, 2019

MDPH

Sample size is estimated currently at 2700 To Do
Create Written Status Report Early February, 2019

MDPH

This will be input to CAC meeting To Do
Task

Target Date

Responsible

Comments

Status

Interim discussions with CAC, PBHG, MDPH By early March, 2019

MDPH

Discussions will be about draft sampling plan and interview methods To Do
CAC Meeting (Second) March 12, 2019

MDPH

  To Do
Telephone Interviews by Public Health Resource Group (PHRG) begin Early June, 2019

PBHG

These will be the first interviews for the Logan Health Study. Early June, 2019

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Milestone Chart 10/30/01

Task

Status

Proposed Timeline

Hire Project Coordinator Greg Merriman was assigned January, 2018 Completed
Review available environmental data at Massport Done by Mass DPH Completed
Finalize details of Community Advisory Committee First CAC Meeting was held 10/30/01 Completed
Finalize Survey Instrument This will be done by PHRG Winter, 2018
Telephone Interviews by Public Health Resource Group (PHRG) begin This will be done by PHRG Spring, 2019

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Timetable 2018-2019.
This timetable is being developed, and will be published as soon as available. For developments October-November, 2018, go to the Community Advisory Committee.

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Timetable 6/28/00.
The information in this timetable was originally generated at the Valium Public Meeting 6/28/00. As seen below, it will be updated as required. The tasks on this timetable will be picked up in Timetable 2018-2019. 

Task Depends On Target Date
As of 6/28/00
Revised Target Date
As of Nov, 2000

Status

Acquire and Evaluate MassPort Environmental Data   July, 2000 To Be Determined 11/10/00 Intern hired and active.
Hire an Environmental Scientist to be the Project Coordinator Hiring Process August, 2000 January, 2018 at the earliest 02-07-00 - Environmental Scientist Hired.

11/10/00 - Budget and other problems delayed finding a qualified candidate.

Design Survey Instrument, methodologies, sample size, timetable, etc.  Environmental Scientist on board Sept, 2000 Early 2018 11/10/00
Needs Environmental Scientist
Get independent Peer Review signoff Design, etc. Oct, 2000 To Be Determined 11/10/00
Needs Environmental Scientist
Begin Study interviews Signoff Nov. - Dec., 2000 To Be Determined 11/10/00
Needs Environmental Scientist
Community Advisory Group Meeting Environmental Scientist on board August-Sept, 2000 To Be Determined 11/10/00
Needs Environmental Scientist
Update to the Town of Valium Design Complete Sept, 2000 To Be Determined 11/10/00
Needs Environmental Scientist
         
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