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220th Meeting of the National Advisory Mental Health Council Open Policy Session Agenda

Friday, February 13, 2009

Building 31C, 6th Floor
Conference Room 6
National Institutes of Health
9000 Rockville Pike
Bethesda, MD 20892

Time Event
8:30–8:35 am Call to Order
Thomas R. Insel, M.D., Chairman
Director, NIMH
8:35–9:00 am Director’s Report

Presenter: Thomas R. Insel, M.D.
Director, NIMH



Discussion

9:00–9:30 am NIMH Council Workgroup on Neurodevelopment: Update on Follow-Up Activities

Presenter: Molly Oliveri, Ph.D.
Director, Division of Developmental Translational Research



 

Discussion

9:30–10:00 am Global Health and Science Agenda

Presenter: Craig Van Dyke, M.D.
Program Director, Office of the Director, NIMH



Discussion

10:00–10:15 am Break
10:15–10:45 am Addressing Disparities in Mental Health Care

Presenter: Philip Wang, M.D., Dr.P.H.
Director, Division of Services and Intervention Research



Discussion

10:45–11:15 am The Emerging Genetics of Psychotic Illnesses; a Revolution in Psychiatry

Presenter: Edward Scolnick, M.D.
Senior Associate Member, The Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard
Director, Psychiatric Disease Program Director, Stanley Center for Psychiatric Research


Discussion

11:15 AM-11:45 pm Collaborative Study of Suicidality and Mental Health in the U.S. Army

Presenter: Robert Heinssen, Ph.D., ABPP
Deputy Director, Division of Services and Intervention Research



Discussion

11:45-12:15 pm Concept Clearance

Presenters: Wayne Goodman, M.D.
Director, Division of Adult Translation and Treatment Development Research
PROBE-Psychiatric Research on Objective Biological Endpoints

Denise Juliano-Bult, M.S.W.
Division of Services and Intervention Research
Building a Longitudinal Mental Health Tracking System

Ann Wagner, Ph.D.
Division of Developmental Translational Research
Implementing a Strategic Plan for Autism Research

Julia Zehr, Ph.D.
Division of Developmental Translational Research
Identification and Characterization of Sensitive Periods for Neurodevelopment in Studies of Mental Illness
 
12:15-12:30 pm Public Comments
12:30 pm Adjourn