Council of Councils Meeting

November 8, 2007 


National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Main Campus
Building 31C, Room 6
Bethesda, MD 20892

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November 8, 2007
8:00am – 8:30am Registration
8:30am – 9:00am Welcome
Alan M. Krensky, M.D., Director,
Office of Program Analysis and Strategic Initiatives, NIH
9:00am – 9:30am Introduction to OPASI and Today's Goals
9:30am – 9:50am History of the NIH Reform Act of 2006
Marc Smolonsky, Director of the Office of Legislative Policy and Analysis, NIH
9:50am – 10:10am General Discussion
10:10am – 10:30am Break
10:30am – 11:00am Remarks from the NIH Director
Elias A. Zerhouni, M.D.
11:00am – 12:00pm General Discussion
12:00pm – 1:00pm Lunch
1:00pm – 2:00pm Innovation
Alan M. Krensky, M.D.
2:00pm – 2:50pm Initiatives on the Horizon I

Scientists in the Pipeline
Norka Ruiz Bravo, Ph.D., Deputy Director for Extramural Research, NIH
2:50pm – 3:10pm Break
3:10pm – 4:00pm Initiatives on the Horizon II

William Riley, Ph.D., National Institute of Mental Health
Rebekah Rasooly, Ph.D., National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases
James Ostell, Ph.D., National Library of Medicine
Peter C. Scheidt, M.D., M.P.H., National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
4:00pm – 5:00pm Next Steps

Demonstration Oversight Groups
5:00pm Adjournment

Future Council of Councils Meetings

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