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Transforming the understanding
and treatment of mental illnesses.

265th Meeting of the National Advisory Mental Health Council Open Session Agenda

Tuesday, September 14, 2021
12:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Videocast: https://videocast.nih.gov/watch=42437

Time Event
12:00 p.m. Call to Order

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

12:10 – 1:15 p.m. NIMH Director's Report

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

Discussion

1:15 – 2:00 p.m. NIH UNITE: Together We Are Stronger

Presenter:
Marie A. Bernard, M.D.
Chief Officer for Scientific Workforce Diversity, NIH

Discussion

2:00 – 2:15 p.m. Break
2:15 - 3:00 p.m. COVID-19 Mental Health Research Update

Presenter:
Susan Borja, Ph.D.
NIMH Traumatic Stress Research Program

Discussion

3:00 - 4:00 p.m. Full Concept Clearances

Division of Services and Intervention Research
Presenter:
Eve Reider, Ph.D.
Addressing Mental Health Disparities Research Gaps: Aggregating and Mining Existing Data Sets for Secondary Analyses

Division of Neuroscience and Basic Behavioral Science
Presenter:
Michele Ferrante, Ph.D.
Neuron-Glia Computations Governing Complex Behaviors

Division of Translational Research 
Presenter:
Eric Murphy, Ph.D.      
NIMH Biobehavioral Research Awards for Innovative New Scientists (BRAINS) (Reissue)

Center for Global Mental Health Research
Presenter:
Leonardo Cubillos, M.D., M.P.H.
Research for Post-Acute Interventions to Optimize Long-Term Mental Health Outcomes in Low- and Middle-Income Countries and Low-Resource Settings

Presenter:
Andrea Horvath Marques, M.D., M.P.H., Ph.D.
Integrating Mental Health Care into Health Care Systems in Low- and Middle-Income Countries and in Low-Resources Settings

Training Program
Presenter:
Mark Chavez, Ph.D.
Mental Health Research Dissertation Grant to Enhance Workforce Diversity (Reissue)

Abbreviated Concept Clearance
Presenter: Sarah H. Lisanby, M.D., Ph.D.
Brain Behavior Quantification and Synchronization

Discussion

4:00 p.m. Adjourn Open Session