February 8, 2011 Advisory Board Meeting Agenda

Department of Health and Human Services
National Institutes of Health
John E. Fogarty International Center for Advanced Study in the Health Sciences

FIC Advisory Board Meeting
Lawton L. Chiles International House, Conference Room, NIH Campus

8:30 A.M. - 9:00 A.M.


9:00 A.M. – 10:30 A.M.

Director's Update and Discussion of Current and Planned FIC Activities
Dr. Roger Glass


10:30 A.M. – 10:45 A.M.


10:45 A.M. – 11:30 A.M.

The Sub-Saharan African Medical Schools Study (SAMSS)
Dr. Fitzhugh Mullan, Murdock Head Professor of Medicine and Health Policy, George Washington University School of Public Health


11:30 A.M. – 12:15 P.M.

Human Heredity and Health in Africa (H3 Africa)
Dr. Charles Rotimi, Director of the Center for Research on Genomics and Global Health, NHGRI, NIH


12:15 P.M. - 1:15 P.M.


1:00 P.M. – 3:00 P.M.

Medical Education Partnership Initiative (MEPI)

  • Dr. Michael Johnson, Deputy Director, FIC, NIH
  • Dr. Letitia Robinson, Program Officer for Sub-Saharan Africa, FIC, NIH
  • Dr. Olufunmilayo "Funmi" Olopade, Director, Center for Clinical Cancer Genetics and Global Health, Walter L. Palmer Distinguished Service Professor of Medicine and Associate, Dean for Global Health, University of Chicago


3:00 P.M.


Updated January 2011