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Navigating Your Way through a Successful Research Career: An NIMH Workshop for Early Stage Research Investigator » Meeting Agenda

Meeting Agenda
Bethesda, Maryland

Day One: Monday, June 7, 2010
8:00 a.m.-4:45 p.m.
Time Event
7:00 a.m. Registration
8:00 a.m.

Welcome and Introductory Remarks from the Office of the Director, NIMH

Philip Wang, M.D., Dr. P.H., Deputy Director, NIMH

Pamela Collins, M.D., M.P.H., Director, Office for Research on Disparities and Global Mental Health

8:15 a.m.

Welcome from the Division Directors of the NIMH and Roundtable Discussion

Linda S. Brady, Ph.D., Director, Division of Neuroscience and Basic Behavioral Science (DNBBS)

Bruce Cuthbert, Ph.D., Director, Division of Adult Translational Research and Treatment Development (DATR)

Kathy Anderson, Ph.D., Deputy Director, Division of Developmental Translational Research (DDTR)

Philip Wang, M.D., Dr. P.H., Acting Director, Division of AIDS Research (DAR)

Robert K. Heinssen, Ph.D., ABPP, Acting Director, Division of Services and Intervention Research (DSIR)

Richard Nakamura, Ph.D., Scientific Director, Division of Intramural Research Programs, NIMH (DIRP)

9:00 a.m. Early Stage Investigator Introductions/Presentations (5 min. each)
10:20 a.m. Break
10:30 a.m.

Building a Successful Academic Research Career: A Case Study

James R. Gavin, III, M.D., Ph.D., Chief Executive Officer and Chief Medical Officer, Healing Our Village, Inc.

11:30 a.m.

How to Get a Job and Keep It!

Mark H. Rapaport, M.D., Chairman and Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Vice Chair and Professor in Residence, Department of Psychiatry, David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California Los Angeles

12:30 p.m.

Working Lunch: Lessons Learned on the Road to Independence

Alfiee Breland-Noble, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Duke University Medical School

Jannette Berkley-Patton, Ph.D., Assistant Research Professor, University of Missouri-Kansas City

Nelson Varas Díaz, Ph.D., Associate Professor, University of Puerto Rico Río Piedras

2:00 p.m.

NIH Grants 101 for Early Stage Investigators

Lauren Hill, Ph.D., Assistant Director for Research Training and Career Development, DSIR

3:30 p.m. Break
3:45 p.m. The Early Career Research Experience: Hearing from You
4:45 p.m. Adjourn
6:00 p.m. Group Dinner


Day Two: Tuesday, June 8, 2010
8:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Time Event
8:00 a.m. Conference Room Opens
8:30 a.m.

Welcome Back and Charge for the Day

Pamela Collins, M.D., M.P.H., Director, Office for Research on Disparities and Global Mental Health

8:45 a.m.

The NIH Grants Review Process

Marina Broitman, Ph.D., Scientific Review Officer, Division of Extramural Activities, NIMH

9:45 a.m.

Advancing Science and Achieving Independence: Innovation

Nancy L. Desmond, Ph.D., Director, Office of Research Training and Career Development, Division of Neuroscience and Basic Behavioral Science, NIMH

10: 15 a.m.

Intervention Development/Adaptation: Points for Consideration

Joel Sherrill, Ph.D., Chief, Child and Adolescent Psychosocial Intervention Research Program, NIMH

10:45 a.m.

Writing the History of Your Future

Pamela Collins, M.D., M.P.H., Director, Office for Research on Disparities and Global Mental Health

12:15 p.m. Final Remarks
1:00 p.m. Adjourn