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Outreach Partnership Program 2017 Annual Meeting: Agenda

July 12-14, 2017
Bethesda, Maryland

Tuesday, July 12, 2017

Welcome and Introductions

  • Diana Morales, M.P.H., Director, National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) Outreach Partnership Program
  • Outreach Partner and National Partner Introductions

Director's Update

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

Plenary: Detecting Suicide in Health Care Settings

  • Using Electronic Health Records to Detect Suicide Risk, Michael Schoenbaum, Ph.D., Senior Advisor for Mental Health Services, Epidemiology, and Economics, NIMH Division of Services and Intervention Research
  • Screening for Suicide Risk in the ED: Successes, Challenges, Opportunities, Edwin Boudreaux, Ph.D., Professor, Departments of Emergency Medicine, Psychiatry, and Quantitative Health Sciences; Vice Chair of Research, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School

Suicide Prevention Panel Discussion: Addressing Suicide Risk

  • Moderator: Jane Pearson, Ph.D., Chair, NIMH Suicide Research Consortium
  • Screening Youth for Suicide Risk in the Medical Setting: Time to “ASQ” Questions, Lisa Horowitz, Ph.D., M.P.H., Staff Scientist/Clinical Psychologist, NIMH Intramural Research Program
  • Crisis Text Line: The Role of Technology in Suicide Prevention, Tessa Shapiro, Coach, Crisis Text Line
  • Project 2025: Building Bridges with New Partners to Save Lives, Christine Moutier, M.D., Chief Medical Director, American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

Plenary: Outreach Partnership Program Update

Partner Sharing Session Part I


Wednesday, July 13, 2017

Plenary: Psychosocial Interventions for Treating Bipolar Disorder

Rhythm and Blues: Interpersonal and Social Rhythm Therapy for Bipolar Disorder, Holly Swartz, M.D., Professor of Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

  • Enhancing Outcomes in Early-Onset Bipolar Disorder, Tina Goldstein, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Plenary: Understanding PTSD from Biology to Communities: How Translational Research Can Advance Treatment and Prevention 

  • Kerry Ressler, M.D., Ph.D., Professor in Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, and Chief Scientific Officer and Director, Neurobiology of Fear Laboratory, McLean Hospital

Concurrent Breakout Sessions

Breakout A: Building Resilience to Reduce Suicide among American Indian and Alaska Native Communities

  • Roberto Delgado, Jr., Ph.D., Health Science Administrator, NIMH Office for Research on Disparities and Global Mental Health
  • Jacqueline Gray, Ph.D., Choctaw/Cherokee Research Associate Professor and Associate Director, Center for Rural Health, University of North Dakota

Breakout B: Facing the Unknown: Supporting Healthy Youth Transitions to Adulthood

  • Eric Lulow, Public Health Advisor, Child, Adolescent, and Family Branch, Center for Mental Health Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
  • Kisha Ledlow, M.A., Project Director, Tennessee Healthy Transitions Initiative, Office of Children and Youth Mental Health, Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services
  • Zima Creason, M.B.A., President and CEO, Mental Health America of California

Plenary: Accelerating Precision Health for All of Us

  • Eric Dishman, Director, All of Us Research Program, National Institutes of Health

Plenary: Toward Precision Psychiatry: The Role of Imaging in Optimizing Treatment Selection for Depression

  • Helen Mayberg, M.D., Professor, Psychiatry, Neurology, and Radiology, and Dorothy C. Fuqua Chair in Psychiatric Neuroimaging and Therapeutics, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Emory University School of Medicine

Partner Sharing Session Part II


Thursday, July 14, 2017

Plenary: Addressing Questions about Clinical Trials Participation

Why People Mistrust Science and How That’s Shaped Research Protections

  • Katherine Todman, M.S.W., LCSW-C, Clinical Research Advocate, Human Subjects Protection Unit (HSPU), Ability to Consent Assessment Team, NIMH Office of the Clinical Director and
  • Carol Squires, M.S.S.W., LCSW, Clinical Research Advocate, HSPU, NIMH Office of the Clinical Director

What to Expect As A Research Participant

  • Kenneth Towbin, M.D., Chief, Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, NIMH Emotion and Development Branch
  • Lawrence Park, M.D., Medical Director, NIMH Experimental Therapeutics and Pathophysiology Branch
  • Rachel Piper, Former Research Participant

Meeting Wrap-Up: Taking It Home

Adjourn