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Meeting Agenda
Bethesda, Maryland

Time Event Speaker(s)
8:30 – 9:00 a.m. Registration  
9:00 – 9:45 a.m. Welcome and State of the NIMH Thomas R. Insel, M.D.
Director, NIMH
9:45 – 10:00 a.m. Dialogue Alliance Participants, NIMH Director, and staff
10:00 – 10:45 a.m. A Behavioral Weight Loss Intervention in Persons with Serious Mental Illness Gail L. Daumit, M.D., M.H.S.
Associate Professor
Medicine, Psychiatry, Epidemiology, Health Policy and Management and Mental Health
Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions
10:45-11:00 a.m. Break  
11:00– 11:45 p.m. Empowered Patients Live Longer: The Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation Scott Santerella
President and CEO
Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation
11:45 – 12:15 p.m. Dialogue Alliance Participants, NIMH Director, and staff
12:15 – 1:15 p.m. Lunch  
1:15 – 2:00 p.m. Predictive Medicine for Psychiatry: Optimizing Treatment for Depression Using Brain Imaging Helen S. Mayberg, M.D.
Professor of Psychiatry, Neurology and Radiology
Dorothy C. Fuqua Chair in Psychiatric Neuroimaging and Therapeutics
Emory University School of Medicine
2:00 – 2:15 p.m. Dialogue Alliance Participants, NIMH Director, and staff
2:15 – 2:30 p.m. Break  
2:30 – 3:30 p.m. Neural Circuits: The New Frontier of Neuropsychiatric Diagnostics and Therapeutics Kafui Dzirasa, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Center for Neuroengineering
Duke University Medical Center
3:30 – 4:00 p.m. Dialogue on Research Priorities Alliance Participants, NIMH Director, and staff