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Transforming the understanding
and treatment of mental illnesses.

261st Meeting of the National Advisory Mental Health Council Open Session Agenda

Tuesday, September 15, 2020
9:00 a.m. - 12:55 p.m.

Videocast: https://videocast.nih.gov/watch=38157

Time Event
9:00a.m.

Call to Order

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

9:10-10:10a.m.

NIMH Director's Report

Presenter:

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

Discussion

10:10-10:25a.m.

Special Council Review Discussion

Presenters:

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

Discussion

10:25-10:30a.m.

Break

10:30-10:50a.m.

Concept Clearances Part 1

Presenters:

Christopher Gordon, Ph.D.
Division of AIDS Research
NIMH Mental Health and HIV/AIDS Research Centers (Reissue)

Susannah Allison, Ph.D.
Division of AIDS Research
Strengthening HIV Prevention Efforts among Women in the Southern U.S.

Discussion

10:50-11:00a.m.

Break

11:00 – 11:40 a.m.

Brain Initiative Overview

Presenter:

John Ngai, Ph.D.
Director, NIH BRAIN Initiative

Discussion

11:40 – 11:45 a.m.

Break

11:45 a.m. – 12:55 p.m.

Concept Clearances Part 2

Presenters:

Sarah H. Lisanby, M.D.
Division of Translational Research
Identification of Positive Valence System Targets for Novel Suicide Prevention Approaches

Denise Juliano-Bult, M.S.W.
Division of Services and Intervention Research
Systems Level Interventions for Predicting and Preventing Suicide and Suicidal Behavior in At-Risk Youth

Jay Churchill, Ph.D.
NIMH Training Team
PROMOTID: PRomoting Outstanding MentOring:
Training, Inclusion and Diversity

Eve Reider, Ph.D.
Division of Services and Intervention Research
Prevention of Perinatal Depression: Identifying who is at Increased Risk and Determining Ways to Improve Intervention Delivery

Mary Rooney, Ph.D.
Division of Services and Intervention Research
Refinement and Testing of Service-Ready Interventions for ADHD

Mi Hillefors, M.D., Ph.D.
Division of Translational Research
NIMH Support for Clinical Trials Research (Reissue)

Susan Azrin, Ph.D.
Division of Services and Intervention Research
Innovative Mental Health Services Research Not Involving Clinical Trials (Reissue)

Yong Yao, Ph.D.
Office of Technology Development and Coordination
BRAIN Initiative Cell Census (BICC) - Phase 3 (abbreviated)

Discussion

12:55p.m.

Adjourn Open Session