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252nd Meeting of the National Advisory Mental Health Council Open Policy Session Agenda

Thursday, January 25, 2018
9:00 a.m. - 1:10 p.m.

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

Time Event
9:00a.m.

Call to Order

Joshua Gordon, M.D., Ph.D.
Director, NIMH

9:00-10:00a.m.

NIMH Director's Report

Presenter:

Joshua Gordon, M.D., Ph.D.
Director, NIMH

Discussion

10:00-10:45a.m.

Final Report: Council Workgroup on Genomics

Presenter:

Steven Hyman, M.D.
Harvard University Distinguished Service Professor
Department of Stem Cell and Regenerative Biology
Director Stanley Center for Psychiatric Research and Core Member
Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard

Discussant:

John Krystal, M.D.

Discussion

10:45-11:00a.m.

Break

11:00-11:30a.m

NIAAA Updates

Presenter:

George F. Koob, Ph.D.
Director, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA)

Discussion

11:30a.m.-12:00p.m.

Concept Clearances

Presenters:

Lisa Gilotty, Ph.D.
Division of Translational Research
Early Screening for Autism Spectrum Disorder

Robert Heinssen, Ph.D., ABPP
Division of Services and Intervention Research
Research to Improve the Care of Persons at Clinical High Risk for Psychotic Disorders

Discussion

12:00-12:30p.m.

NIH Office of Disease Prevention Strategic Planning

Presenter:

David Murray, Ph.D.
Director, NIH, Office of Disease Prevention

Discussion

12:30-1:00p.m.

Comments from Retiring Members

Presenters:

David A. Brent, M.D.
Endowed Chair in Suicide Studies
Professor of Psychiatry, Pediatrics and Epidemiology
Director, Services for Teens at Risk
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Richard L. Huganir, Ph.D.
Professor and Director
Department of Neuroscience
Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Co-Director, Brain Science Institute
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Marsha M. Linehan, Ph.D.
Professor and Director
Behavioral Research and Therapy Clinics
Department of Psychology
University of Washington

Maria A. Oquendo, M.D.
Ruth Meltzer Professor of Psychiatry & Chairman
Department of Psychiatry
Perelman School of Medicine
University of Pennsylvania

Hyong Un, M.D.
Head of EAP
Chief Psychiatric Officer
AETNA

1:00p.m.

Public Comment

1:10p.m.

Adjourn Open Session