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239th Meeting of the National Advisory Mental Health Council Open Policy Session Agenda

Thursday, September 18, 2014

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

Time Event
8:30 a.m.

Call to Order

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

8:30–10:00 a.m.

NIMH Director’s Report

Presenter:

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

Discussion

10:00–10:15 a.m

Comments from Retiring Council Members

Presenters:

Virginia Trotter Betts, M.S.N, J.D.
President and CEO
HealthFutures, Inc.

Gregory E. Simon, M.P.H., M.D.
Senior Scientific Investigator
Center for Health Studies/Behavioral Health Service
Group Health Cooperative

Discussion

10:15-10:30 a.m.

Break

10:30–11:30 a.m.

Draft NIMH Strategic Plan

Presenters:

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

Kevin Quinn, Ph.D.
Office of Science Policy, Planning and Communications

Brent Miller, Ph.D.
Office of Science Policy, Planning and Communications

Discussion

11:30 a.m.–11:50 a.m.

Army STARRS: A Taste of Recent Observations and Working Toward a Way Forward

Presenters:

James Churchill, Ph.D.
Office of the Director

Michael Schoenbaum, Ph.D.
Office of Science Policy, Planning and Communications

Discussion

11:50 a.m.–12:15 p.m.

Concept Clearances

Presenters:

Lisa Gilotty, Ph.D.
Division of Developmental Translational Research
Adaptation/Optimization of Technology (ADOPTech) to Support Social Functioning

Beverly Pringle, Ph.D.
Office for Research on Disparities & Global Mental Health
Going to Scale with Mental Health Innovations to Reduce the Treatment Gap in Low- and Middle-Income Countries

Stacia Friedman-Hill, Ph.D.
Division of Developmental Translational Research
Lifespan Human Connectome Project: Childhood and Adolescence

Discussion

12:15 p.m.

Public Comment

12:30 p.m.

Adjourn Open Session