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244th Meeting of the National Advisory Mental Health Council Open Policy Session Agenda

Thursday, February 4, 2016
9:15 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

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

Time Event
9:15a.m.

Call to Order

Bruce Cuthbert, Ph.D.
Acting Director, NIMH

9:15- 10:00a.m.

NIMH Director’s Report

Presenter:

Bruce Cuthbert, Ph.D.
Acting Director, NIMH

Discussion

10:00- 10:45a.m

Overview of the Division of Intramural Research Programs (DIRP)

Presenter:

Susan Amara, Ph.D.
Scientific Director, IRP, NIMH

Discussion

10:45-11:00a.m.

Break

11:00-11:45a.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

11:45a.m.- 12:30p.m.

Update on NIMH Clinical Trial Effort

Presenter:

Shelli Avenevoli, Ph.D.
Acting Deputy Director, NIMH

Discussion

12:30- 12:45p.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

12:45p.m.

Public Comment

1:00p.m.

Adjourn Open Session