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September 13, 2016 Advisory Board Meeting Open Session 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
September 13, 2016
Stone House, Building 16, NIH Campus

9:00 A.M. – 10:00 A.M.

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

  • Dr. Roger Glass
    • CGHS Update: Ms. Nalini Anand

10:00 A.M. – 10:30 A.M.

Program Concepts:

  • BRAIN Disorders (R01, R21)
    Dr. Kathy Michels
    Program Officer, Division of International Training and Research (DITR), FIC
  • Partnership Initiative for Health Professional Education and Research in Selected PEPFAR countries (next phase of the MEPI program)
    Dr. Flora Katz
    Acting Director, DITR, FIC

10:30 A.M. – 10:45 A.M.

Coffee Break

10:45 A.M. – 12:15 P.M.

Building Global Health Research Careers – FIC’s International Research Scientist Development Award (IRSDA)

  • Dr. Christine Jessup
    Program Officer, DITR, FIC
  • Dr. Rachel Sturke
    Deputy Division Director and Senior Scientist, Division of International Science Program Planning and Evaluation (DISPPE), FIC
  • Ms. Celia Wolfman
    Global Health Research and Policy Analyst, DISPPE, FIC
  • Dr. Jeffrey M. Bethony
    Professor, Vice-Chair for Translational Research, Microbiology, Immunology, and Tropical Medicine & AIDS and Cancer Specimen Resource (ACSR), School of Medicine and Health Sciences, George Washington University
  • Dr. Mina Hosseinipour
    Research Professor of Medicine, School of Medicine, Scientific Director, UNC Project-Malawi
  • Dr. Rajesh Vedanthan
    Assistant Professor, Zena and Michael A. Wiener Cardiovascular Institute, Department of Medicine, Department of Population Health Science and Policy, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

12:15 P.M. - 1:00 P.M.


1:00 P.M. - 1:45 P.M.

Global Mental Health Research Update

  • Dr. Pamela Collins
    Director, Office for Research on Disparities and Global Mental Health
    Director, Office of Rural Mental Health Research, NIMH

1:45 P.M. - 2:30 P.M.

Global Health Research at NIH

  • Dr. Francis Collins
    Director, NIH

2:30 P.M. - 3:00 P.M.

Closing Comments

  • Dr. Roger Glass

3:00 P.M.