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234th Meeting of the National Advisory Mental Health Council Open Policy Session Agenda

Thursday, May 30, 2013

Conference Room C/D/E
Neuroscience Center
National Institute of Mental Health
6001 Executive Boulevard
Rockville, Maryland 20852

Time Event
8:30–8:35 AM

CALL TO ORDER

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

8:35–9:35 AM

NIMH DIRECTOR'S REPORT

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

DISCUSSION

9:35–10:05 AM

INNOVATIVE TECHNOLOGIES FOR RESEARCH AND HEALTH

Presenters:
David Chambers, D. Phil., Chief
Services Research and Clinical Epidemiology Branch
Division of Services and Intervention Research
Adam Haim. Ph.D, Acting Chief
Clinical Trials Operations and Biostatistics Branch
Division of Services and Intervention Research
Discussant:
Mary Jane Rotheram, Ph.D.
Bat-Yaacov Professor of Child Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Semel Institute and the Department of Psychiatry
University of California, Los Angeles

DISCUSSION

10:05–10:45 AM

ENABLING INFORMATIVE NIMH CLINICAL TRIALS

Presenter:
Jean Noronha, Ph.D.
Deputy Director, Division of Extramural Activities

DISCUSSION

10:45–11:00 AM

BREAK

11:00–11:30 AM

STRATEGIC ISSUE: EXECUTIVE ORDER ON IMPROVING ACCESS TO MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES FOR VETERANS, SERVICE MEMBERS, AND MILITARY FAMILIES

Presenter:
Farris Tuma, Sc.D.
Chief, Traumatic Stress Disorders Research Program
Division of Adult Translational Research
Concept:
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder: Heterogeneity and Translation

DISCUSSION

11:30.–12:00 PM.

STRATEGIC ISSUE: PREDICTION OF PSYCHOSIS

Introduction:
Robert Heinssen, Ph.D.
Director, Division of Services and Intervention Research
Presenter:
Stacia Friedman-Hill, Ph.D., Chief, Mechanisms of Cognitive Dysfunction Program and Trajectories of Neurocognitive Functioning Program
Division of Developmental Translational Research
Concept:
Toward Early Prediction of Psychosis: Collaborative Research on Developmental Risk in 22q11.2 Deletion Syndrome

DISCUSSION

12:00–12:40 p.m.

LUNCH BREAK

12:40–1:10 PM

STRATEGIC ISSUE:  RESEARCH DOMAIN CRITERIA (RDoc)

Presenter:
Bruce Cuthbert, Ph.D.
Director, Division of Adult Translational Research
Concept:
First-Generation RDoC Standard Data Elements
Presenter:
Sarah Morris, Ph.D.
Chief, Schizophrenia Spectrum Disorders Research Program
Division of Adult Translational Research
Concept:
Secondary Data Analyses to Explore RDoC Domains

DISCUSSION

1:10–1:45 PM

STRATEGIC ISSUE: IMAGING THE BRAIN

Presenter:
Gregory Farber, Ph.D.
Director, Office of Technology Development and Coordination (OTDC)
Concept:

Imaging Data and Biomarkers

DISCUSSION

1:45–2:00 PM

PUBLIC COMMENT

2:00 PM

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