Tribal Advisory Committee (TAC) Meeting — August 2020

Tuesday, August 18, 2020
Schedule Presentation Presenter
2:00 p.m. Roll Call and Welcome

Kendra King Bowes
Project Manager, Miami Environmental & Energy Solutions (MEES)

2:05 p.m.

TAC Acting Chair Updates

Lisa Sundberg,
TAC Acting Chair

2:06 p.m.

THRO Updates

  • TAC Historical Document
  • New TAC Point of Contact
  • Communications with Tribes – Community engagement
  • Status of draft NIH Tribal Consultation Policy

Dave Wilson, Ph.D.,
Director, THRO

2:10 p.m.

Discussion on Tribal participation in COVID-19 vaccine trials

  • CoVPN Dear Tribal Leader Letter
  • Update on progress on communication with Tribes

Dave Wilson, PhD,
Director, THRO

James M. Anderson, M.D., Ph.D.
NIH Deputy Director for Program Coordination, Planning, and
Strategic Initiatives, OD

TAC Members

2:30 p.m.

Discussion with TAC on increasing Tribal participation in biomedical research that addresses health disparities in chronic diseases and the COVID-19 epidemic

  • Increasing capacity of Tribal Nation in research addressing health disparity concerns
  • Possible strategies for mitigating research barriers

Dave Wilson, PhD,
Director, THRO

Lisa Sundberg
TAC Acting Chair

TAC Members

2:55 p.m. Next Steps and Action Items

Lisa Sundberg,
TAC Acting Chair

3:00 p.m. Adjourn Meeting  

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