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240th Meeting of the National Advisory Mental Health Council Open Policy Session Agenda

Friday, February 6, 2015
9:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

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

Time Event
9:00 a.m.

Call to Order

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

9:05–10:00 a.m.

NIMH Director’s Report

Presenter:

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

Discussion

10:00–10:15 a.m

Update on the IOM Report Focused on Developing Evidence-based Standards for Psychosocial Interventions for Mental Disorders

Presenter:

Patricia A. Areán, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Langley Porter Psychiatric Institute,
University of California, San Francisco

Discussion

10:15-10:30 a.m.

Break

10:30–11:15 a.m.

Recovery After an Initial Schizophrenia Episode (RAISE): Initial Outcomes from the Early Treatment Program Clinical Trial

Presenter:

John Kane, M.D.
Chairman, Department of Psychiatry,
Hofstra North Shore - LIJ School of Medicine

Discussion

11:15 - 11:30 a.m.

Concept Clearance

Presenter:

Robert Heinssen, Ph.D., ABPP
Director, Division of Services & Interventions Research, NIMH
Early Psychosis Intervention Network (EPINET)

Discussion

11:30 - 11:45 a.m.

Update on NIH Brain Research Through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies (BRAIN) Activities

Presenters:

Richard Huganir, Ph.D.
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

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

Discussion

11:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.

Lunch Break

12:45 - 1:15 p.m.

Biennial Report of the Inclusion of Women and Minorities in NIMH Research

Presenter:

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

Discussion

1:15 - 2:00 p.m.

NIMH Strategic Plan

Presenter:

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

Discussion

2:00 - 2:20 p.m.

Update on Council Activities

Presenters:

Jill Heemskerk, Ph.D.
Deputy Director, Division of Translational Research
FAST Council Working Group

Gene Robinson, Ph.D.
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Big Data to Knowledge (BD2K) Multi-Council Working Group

Discussion

2:20 p.m.

Public Comment

2:30 p.m.

Adjourn Open Session