May 13, 2014 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 AM – 9:15 AM


9:30 AM – 10:30 AM

Director's Update and Discussion of Current and Planned FIC Activities

  • Dr. Roger Glass


10:30 AM – 11:15 AM

FIC Non-Communicable Diseases Program Concept

  • Dr. Maria Said, Program Officer, Division of International Training and Research, FIC


11:15 AM - 12:15 PM

Medical Education Partnership Initiative (MEPI) 4 Year Update

  • Dr. Myat Htoo Razak, Program Director, Division of International Training
    and Research, FIC
  • Dr. Emilia Noormahomed, Associate Professor, Parasitology Section, Department of Microbiology, University Eduardo Mondlane, Mozambique
  • Dr. James Hakim, Professor of Medicine at the College of Health Sciences, University of Zimbabwe and Director of the UZ Clinical Research Centre

12:15 PM - 1:15 PM


1:15 PM - 2:45 PM

Implementation Science

  • Dr. Flora Katz, Acting Director, Division of International Training and Research, FIC
  • Ms. Nalini Anand, Director, Division of International Science Policy, Planning and Evaluation, FIC
  • Dr. Ariel Pablos-Mendez, Assistant Administrator for Global Health, U.S. Agency for International Development
  • Dr. Sameh El Saharty, Senior Health Policy Specialist, South Asia Region, World Bank


2:45 PM - 3:30 PM


  • Dr. Roger Glass

3:30 PM


Updated May 2, 2014