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235th Meeting of the National Advisory Mental Health Council Open Policy Session Agenda

Thursday, September 19, 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

9:35–10:15 AM

TOWARD EARLY PREDICTION AND PREEMPTION

Introduction:
Molly Oliveri, Ph.D.
Director
Division of Developmental Translational Research (DDTR)
Presenter:
Shelli Avenevoli, Ph.D.
Chief
Developmental Trajectories of Mental Disorders Branch, DDTR

DISCUSSION

10:15–10:30 AM

BREAK

10:30–11:00 AM

BRAIN INITIATIVE UPDATE

Presenter:
Greg Farber, Ph.D.
Director, Office of Technology Development and Coordination

DISCUSSION

11:00 AM–12:00 PM

IMPROVING THE QUALITY OF PRECLINICAL RESEARCH THROUGH MORE RIGOROUS STUDY DESIGN AND TRANSPARENT REPORTING

Presenter:
Story Landis, Ph.D.
Director, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke

DISCUSSION

12:00–12:45 PM

LUNCH BREAK

12:45–1:15 PM

A PRIORITIZED SUICIDE RESEARCH AGENDA:
PRODUCT OF THE NATIONAL ACTION ALLIANCE FOR SUICIDE PREVENTION RESEARCH TASK FORCE

Presenter:
Jane Pearson, Ph.D.
Chief, Preventive Interventions Program
Division of Services and Intervention Research

DISCUSSION

1:15–1:45 PM

COMMENTS FROM RETIRING COUNCIL MEMBERS

Presenters:
Kay Redfield Jamison, Ph.D.
The Dalio Family Professor in Mood Disorders
Professor of Psychiatry
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Roberto Lewis-Fernández, M.D.
Professor of Clinical Psychiatry at Columbia University
Director of NYS Center of Excellence for Cultural Competence and Hispanic Treatment Program
NY State Psychiatric Institute NYSPI
Rhonda Robinson Beale, M.D.
Chief Medical Officer
OptumHealth Behavioral Solutions
Carla Shatz, Ph.D.
Director, Bio-X
Professor of Biology and Neurology
Stanford University
James H. Clark Center

DISCUSSION

1:45–2:00 PM

PUBLIC COMMENT

2:00 PM

RECESS OPEN SESSION