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266th Meeting of the National Advisory Mental Health Council Open Session Agenda

Tuesday, February 1, 2022
12:00 - 4:15 p.m.


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

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

12:05 – 1:05 p.m. NIMH Director's Report

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


1:05 – 1:15 p.m. Break
1:15 - 2:00 p.m. Social Determinants of Health: A Nursing Research Perspective

Shannon N. Zenk, Ph.D., MPH, RN, FAAN
Director, National Institute of Nursing Research


2:00 - 2:45 p.m. Structural Racism and Black Youth Mental Health: Moving Beyond the "Clown at the Circus”

Enrique W. Neblett, Jr., Ph.D.
Professor, Health Behavior and Health Education
University of Michigan School of Public Health
Associate Director, Detroit Community-Academic Urban Research Center
University of Michigan

2:45 p.m. – 2:55 p.m. Break
2:55 - 3:25 p.m. Triennial Report of the Inclusion of Women and Minorities in NIMH Research

Ashley Kennedy, Ph.D.
Clinical Trials Program Coordinator
Office of Clinical Research


3:25 - 3:55 p.m. Concept Clearances


Eric Murphy, Ph.D.
Division of Translational Research
Understanding Developmental Processes in Youth Suicide

Suzy Pollard, Ph.D.
Division of AIDS Research
Expanding Collaborative Implementation Science for the End the HIV Epidemic National Plan

Ishmael Amarreh, Ph.D.
Office of Diversity in Workforce Development
NIMH Faculty Development Award to Promote Diversity in Mental Health Research

Holly Campbell-Rosen, Ph.D.
Center for Global Mental Health
Improving Mental Health of Mobile Populations through Diagnosis, Prevention, Treatment, and Implementation Strategies

Christine Ulbricht, Ph.D., M.P.H.
Division of Services and Intervention Research
Innovative Mental Health Services Research Not Involving Clinical Trials

Sue Koester, Ph.D.
Division of Neuroscience and Basic Behavioral Science
Novel Assays to Address Translational Gaps in Treatment Development (Reissue)


3:55 - 4:05 p.m. Comments from Retiring Members


Cheryl A. King, Ph.D.
Professor and Director
Youth and Young Adult Suicide Prevention Program
Department of Psychiatry
University of Michigan

Yael Niv, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Princeton Neuroscience Institute
Department of Psychology
Princeton University

Neil J. Risch, Ph.D.
Professor, Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Lamond Family Foundation
Distinguished Professor in Human Genetics
University of California, San Francisco

Brandon Staglin, M.S.
One Mind Institute

4:15 p.m. Adjourn Open Session