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Alliance for Research Progress - February 7, 2014 Meeting >> Agenda

Time Event Speaker(s)
8:30 – 9:00 a.m. Registration
9:00 – 9:45 a.m. Welcome and State of the NIMH
Thomas R. Insel, M.D.
Director, NIMH
9:45 – 10:00 a.m. Dialogue Alliance Participants, NIMH Director, and staff
10:00 – 10:30 a.m. Psychotherapeutic Standards
Philip Wang, M.D., Dr.PH
Deputy Director, NIMH
10:30 – 10:45 a.m. Break
10:45 – 11:30 a.m. Significance of the New Prioritized Agenda for Suicide Prevention Research
Phillip Satow, M.A.
Co-founder and Chairman
The JED Foundation
11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Psychiatric Genetics: Thinking Outside the Box
Jordan Smoller, M.D., Sc.D.
Director, Psychiatric and Neurodevelopmental Genetics Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital;
Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School
12:15 – 12:30 p.m. Dialogue Alliance Participants, NIMH Director, and staff
12:30 – 1:30 p.m. Lunch
1:30 – 2:15 p.m. Eating Disorders Essentials: Replacing Myths with Realities
Cynthia Bulik, Ph.D., F.A.E.D.
Distinguished Professor of Eating Disorders
Department of Psychiatry; Professor of Nutrition, Gillings School of Global Public Health;
Director, University of North Carolina Center of Excellence for Eating Disorders; Co-Director, UNC Center for Psychiatric Genomics
2:15 – 2:30 p.m. Dialogue Alliance Participants, NIMH Director, and staff
2:30 – 2:45 p.m. Break
2:45 – 3:30 p.m. Implementing Community Based Initiatives for Early Treatment of Psychosis: Life After the RAISE Connection Program
Lisa Dixon, M.D., M.P.H.
Professor of Clinical Psychiatry, Columbia University; Director, Center for Practice Innovations, Division of Mental Health Services and Policy Research, New York State Psychiatric Institute
3:30 – 4:00 p.m. Dialogue on Research Priorities Alliance Participants, NIMH Director, and staff