Skip to content

243rd Meeting of the National Advisory Mental Health Council Open Policy Session Agenda

Friday, September 11, 2015
9:00 – 10:30 a.m.

Marriott Bethesda North Convention Center Ballroom
(Main Floor, Lobby Level)
5701 Marinelli Road
Bethesda, Maryland 20852

Time Event
9:00 a.m.

Call to Order

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

9:00–10:00 a.m.

NIMH Director’s Report

Presenter:

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

Discussion

10:00–10:45 a.m.

DEVELOPING EVIDENCE-BASED STANDARDS FOR PSYCHOSOCIAL INTERVENTIONS FOR MENTAL DISORDERS

Presenter:

Patricia A. Areán, Ph.D.
Director of Targeted Treatment Development
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Washington University

Discussant:

Richard Frank, Ph.D.
Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation, DHHS

Discussion

10:45–11:00 a.m.

Break

11:00–11:40 a.m.

THE HUMAN PROJECT

Presenter:

Paul Glimcher, Ph.D.
Director of the New York University Institute for the Interdisciplinary Study of Decision Making

Discussion

11:40–11:55 a.m.

BD2K MULTI-COUNCIL WORKING GROUP UPDATE

Presenter:

Gene Robinson, Ph.D.
Director, Institute for Genomic Biology
Swanlund Chair, Center for Advanced Study Professor in Entomology and Neuroscience
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Discussion

11:55–12:15 p.m.

GLOBAL MENTAL HEALTH UPDATE

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

12:15–12:25 p.m.

CONCEPT CLEARANCES

Presenters:

Jeymohan Joseph, PhD
Division of AIDS Research
Role of Myeloid Cells in Persistence and Eradication of HIV Reservoirs from the Brain

Jane Pearson, Ph.D.
Division of Services and Interventions Research
Applied Research Towards Zero Suicide Healthcare Systems

Discussion

12:25–12:45 p.m.

COMMENTS FROM RETIRING COUNCIL MEMBERS

Presenters:

Randall L. Carpenter, M.D.
Co-Founder, President and Chief Executive Officer
Seaside Therapeutics

Lisa Greenman, J.D.
Attorney
Federal Death Penalty Resource Counsel Project

Steven E. Hyman, M.D.
Director, Stanley Center for Psychiatric Research Broad Institute

Carol A. Tamminga, M.D.
Department of Psychiatry
Professor and Chair
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

Discussion

12:45 p.m.

Public Comment

1:00 p.m.

Adjourn Open Session