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Navigating Your Way through a Successful Research Career: An NIMH Workshop for Early Stage Investigators » Agenda

Rockville, Maryland

Day One: Tuesday, July 5, 2011
10:00 a.m.-5:15 p.m.
Time Event
10:00 a.m. Registration
11:00 a.m.
Welcome and Introductory Remarks from the Office of the Director, NIMH
Thomas Insel, M.D., Director, NIMH
Pamela Collins, M.D., M.P.H., Director, Office for Research on Disparities and Global Mental Health (ORDGMH)
11:30 a.m.
Working Lunch: Welcome from NIMH Extramural and Intramural Staff and Discussion
Susan Koester, Ph.D., Deputy Director, Division of Neuroscience and Basic Behavioral Science (DNBBS)
Mark Chavez, Ph.D., Associate Director for Research Training and Career Development Division of Adult Translational Research and Treatment Development (DATR)
Kathy Anderson, Ph.D., Deputy Director, Division of Developmental Translational Research (DDTR)
Dianne Rausch, Ph.D., Acting Director, Division of AIDS Research (DAR)
Joel Sherrill, Ph.D., Chief, Child and Adolescent Psychosocial Intervention Program Division of Services and Intervention Research (DSIR)
Joyce Chung, M.D., Deputy Clinical Director, Division of Intramural Research Programs (IRP)
12:30 p.m.
Early Stage Investigator Introductions/Presentations (5 min. each)
2:00 p.m.
Tenacious C: Keys to Successful Research Career Building for New and Diverse Investigators
Alfiee Breland-Noble, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Duke University Medical School
3:00 p.m. Break
3:15 p.m.
Being a Leader When You’re in the Minority
Annelle B. Primm, M.D., M.P.H., Deputy Medical Director, American Psychiatric Association
4:15 p.m.
Lessons Learned on the Road to Independence
Alfiee Breland-Noble, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Duke University Medical School
Lisa Segre, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, University of Iowa
Nelson Varas Díaz, Ph.D., Associate Professor, University of Puerto Rico Río Piedras
5:00 p.m. Adjourn
6:00 p.m. Group Dinner
Day Two: Wednesday, July 6, 2011
8:15 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Time Event
8:15 a.m. Conference Room Opens
8:45 a.m.
Welcome Back and Charge for the Day
LeShawndra Price, Ph.D., Deputy Director for Research, ORDGMH
9:00 a.m.
Grants 101: An Introduction to NIMH for Early Stage Investigators
Lauren Hill, Ph.D., Assistant Director for Research Training and Career Development, DSIR
10:00 a.m.
The NIH Grants Review Process
Marina Broitman, Ph.D., Scientific Review Officer, Division of Extramural Activities
11:00 a.m. Break
11:15 a.m.
Advancing Science and Achieving Independence: Innovation
Nancy L. Desmond, Ph.D., Director, Office of Research Training and Career Development, DNBBS
11:45 a.m.
Working Lunch: Having What Matters: Establishing and Maintaining Work-Life Balance
Sherry Molock, Ph.D., M.Div., Associate Professor, Department of Psychology, George Washington University, and American Association for the Advancement of Science Policy Fellow, Office for Constituency Relations and Public Liaison
1:00 p.m.
Writing the History of Your Future
Pamela Collins, M.D., M.P.H., Director, ORDGMH
2:30 p.m.
Individual Meeting with Program Officials and Grants Management Specialists
5:00 p.m. Adjourn