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February 12, 2019 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
February 12, 2019
Stone House, Building 16, NIH Campus

Open Session

9:00 A.M. - 10:00 A.M.

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

  • Women’s Health Report, Dr. Marya Levintova, Program Officer, DITR, FIC 

10:00 A.M. – 10:45 A.M.

Program Concepts

  • GEOHealth, Dr. Christine Jessup, Program Officer, DITR, FIC
  • mHealth, Dr. Laura Povlich, Program Officer, DITR, FIC
  • Global Infectious Disease (GID) planning grant (D71), Dr. Barbara Sina, Acting Deputy Director, DITR, FIC

10:45 A.M. – 11:00 A.M.

Coffee Break

11:00 A.M. - 12:00 P.M.

The Science of Stigma Reduction: New Directions for Research to Improve Health

  • Dr. Gretchen Birbeck, University of Rochester
  • Dr. Laura Nyblade, Fellow, Health Policy, RTI International
  • Dr. Anne Stangl, Senior Behavioral Scientist, International Center for Research on Women (ICRW)

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


1:00 P.M. - 2:00 P.M.

Update from the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
Dr. Joshua Gordon, Director, NIMH

2:00 P.M. - 2:45 P.M.

Development of Wearable and Bedside Biophotonics for Personalized Health
Dr. Bruce Tromberg, Director, National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB)

2:45 P.M. - 3:00 P.M.

Closing Comments

  • Dr. Roger Glass

3:00 P.M.


Updated February 6, 2019