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November 1, 2008

Agenda


7:30 a.m. Registration
9:00 a.m.

Welcome/State of the EA Program/Meeting Charge

  • Yvonne Maddox, Ph.D.
    Deputy Director, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD)
  • Regina Smith James, M.D.
    Acting Director, Division of Special Populations, NICHD
    Director, Extramural Associates (EA) Program, NIH
  • Carl V. Hill, Ph.D., M.P.H.
    Health Scientist Administrator
    Division of Special Populations, NICHD
9:15 a.m.

Opening Address: Building Institutional Infrastructure to Conduct Health
Disparities Research
 (PDF - 306 KB)

  • Thomas LaVeist, Ph.D.
    Director, Center for Health Disparities Solutions, Johns Hopkins University 
10:00 a.m.

Session 1: Best Practices
Lessons Learned in the Development of a Health Disparities Research Infrastructure (PDF - 2.9 MB)

  • Robert L. Anders, Dr.P.H., APRN, C.S., CNAA, FAAN
    Director, Hispanic Health Disparities Research Center, University of Texas El Paso
  • Derrick C. Tabor, Ph.D.
    Program Director, Project EXPORT, National Center on Minority Health and Health Disparities, NIH
  • Jean-Flagg Newton, Ph.D. (Moderator)
    Special Assistant to the Director, Division of Special Populations, NICHD
11:30 a.m. Optional Networking Lunch
1:00 a.m.

Session 2: Best Practices

A Multi-Informative, Multi-Level Approach to
Understanding the Role of Stress in Breast Cancer Disparities
 (PDF - 1.4 MB)

  • Sarah Gehlert, Ph.D.
    Director, Center for Interdisciplinary Health Disparities Research, University of Chicago  

Transdisciplinary Team Science: Multi-level Challenges  (PDF - 398 KB)

  • Kara Hall, Ph.D.
    Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences
    National Cancer Institute, NIH
  • Andrea Pfeffer (Moderator)
    Program Analyst, Division of Special Populations, NICHD
2:00 p.m.

Update on the New NIH Review Process 

  • Sangeeta Bhargava, Ph.D.
    Assistant Director, Division of Receipt and Referral
    Center for Scientific Review, NIH
2:45 p.m.

New NICHD Division of Special Populations Funding Opportunity (PDF - 437 KB)

  • Jean Flagg-Newton, Ph.D.
    Division of Special Populations, NICHD
3:00 p.m.

Current Issues in NICHD/EA Research Development Award (EARDA)
Grants Management
 (PDF - 1.2 MB)

  • Bonnie Jackson/Mario Martinez
    Grants Management Branch, NICHD
3:45 p.m.

Evaluation

  • Andrea Pfeffer
    Division of Special Populations, NICHD
4:00 p.m.

Closing Remarks

  • Carl V. Hill, Ph.D, M.P.H.
    Division of Special Populations, NICHD

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