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Meeting Agenda
Bethesda, Maryland

Full Agenda with Podcasts of Sessions

All the links below open podcast video files (mp4 files).

Time Event
Day One: Monday, February 27, 2006
8:30 am to 5:30 pm
8:30 Welcome and Introductory Remarks from the Office of the Director, NIMH 

Cheryl A. Boyce, Ph.D., Associate Director for Pediatric Research Training and Career Development, DPTR, NMIH

Richard Nakamura, Ph.D., Deputy Director, NIMH
Welcome from the Division of Pediatric Translational Research and Treatment Development 

Molly Oliveri, Ph.D., Acting Director, Division of Pediatric Translational Research and Treatment Development (DPTR), NIMH
Welcome From the Office and Division Directors of NIMH 

Barry Kaplan, Ph.D., Director, Office of Fellowship Training, Intramural Research Program (IRP), NIMH

Ernest Marquez, Ph.D., Director, Office for Special Populations (OSP), NIMH

Jean Noronha, Ph.D., Deputy Director, Division of Extramural Activities (DEA), NIMH

David Shore, M.D., Acting Director, Division of Services and Intervention Research (DSIR) and Associate Director Clinical Research, NIMH

Ellen Stover, Ph.D., Director, Division of AIDS and Health and Behavior Research (DAHBR), NIMH

Wayne Fenton, M.D., Director, Division of Adult Translational Research and Treatment Development (DATR), NIMH

Steve Foote, Ph.D., Director, Division of Neuroscience and Basic Behavioral Science (DNBBS), NIMH
9:00 am "New Research Directions and Priorities for Pediatric Mental Health at NIMH" 

Susan Swedo, M.D., Associate Director, Child and Adolescent Research, NIMH
9:20 am Q & A
9:30 to 10:00 am "Grant Matchmaking and You: Choosing the Right Grant Mechanism"

10:00 to 10:15 am Q & A
10:15 to 10:30 am Morning Break
10:30 to Noon "Successful Career Pathways Panel: Beyond the K Frontier"

Q&A 
Noon to 1:00 pm Mentored Lunches
  • Review Tips: Meet the SRA's
  • Recruitment and Retention Issues and Reporting
  • Managing your Research Project and Budget
1:00 to 2:30 pm "The New Expert's Guide to NIH Grant Submissions and Review: Staying Afloat in a Sea of Changing Forms, Formats and Instructions"

2:30 to 3:15 pm "Finding Traction in Translation: The Role of the Clinical Investigator in Pediatric Translational Science" 

Moderator: Courtney Ferrell, Ph.D., Chief, Individual Fellowships Program, DPTR, NIMH

F. Xavier Castellanos, M.D., Professor, Institute for Pediatric Neuroscience, New York University School of Medicine
3:30 to 4:30 pm Breakout Sessions: Group One
  • Qualitative Methodologies and Focus Groups
  • Developmental Clinical Neuroscience
  • Ethical Procedures and Dilemmas
4:30 to 5:30 pm Breakout Sessions: Group Two
  • Data Safety and Monitoring Plans and Boards
  • Community Collaborations and Participation
  • Mentoring Challenges and Opportunities
 
Day Two: Tuesday, February 28, 2006
8:30 am to 5:00 pm
8:30 am Welcome Back from Program Staff
9:00 to 10:30 am Mock Grant Review: "A Preventive Intervention for the Most Common Grant Review Errors"

Barry Kaplan, Ph.D., Director, Office of Fellowship Training, Intramural Research Program (IRP), NIMH

David Morrison, Grant Writers' Seminars and Workshops

Marina Broitman, Ph.D., Scientific Review Administrator, DEA, NIMH
10:30 to 11:00 am Morning Break
11:00 to 11:30 am "Ethics and Data Safety Monitoring Issues for Child and Adolescent Mental Health Researchers" 

David Shore, M.D., Acting Director, Division of Services and Intervention Research (DSIR) and Associate Director Clinical Research, NIMH
Ethical Dilemmas and Q & A
11:30 to 12:30 pm "Designing a Comprehensive Data Analytic Plan to Test Theories Involving Context Effects" 

Abigail Panter, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Psychology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
12:30 to 2:00 pm Mentored Plenaries and Box Lunch Discussions (Concurrent)
"From Efficacy to Effectiveness"

Q&A 

"Developmental Neuroscience and Psychopathology" 

Moderator: Judith Rumsey, Ph.D., Chief, Neurodevelopment and Neuroimaging Program; Chief, Executive Function and ADHD Program, DPTR, NIMH

Ahmad Hariri, Ph.D., Director, Developmental Imaging Genomics Program, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh

Bradley Peterson, MD., Suzanne Crosby Murphy Professor of Psychiatry, Department of Child Psychiatry, New York State Psychiatric Institute
2:00 to 5:00 pm Individual Appointments with NIMH Program Officials (Optional)