Council of Councils Meeting

January 27—28, 2022

Virtual Meeting

Meeting Minutes

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January 28 videocast:

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About Us


January 27, 2022
10:00 a.m.

Call to Order and Introductions
James M. Anderson, M.D., Ph.D.
Director, Division of Program Coordination, Planning, and Strategic Initiatives (DPCPSI)
Office of the Director (OD), NIH

10:15 a.m.

Announcements and Updates
Robert W. Eisinger, Ph.D.
Senior Scientific Advisor, DPCPSI
and Executive Secretary, Council of Councils

10:30 a.m.

Updates from NIH
Lawrence A. Tabak, D.D.S., Ph.D.
Acting Director, NIH

11:15 a.m.

Tribal Health Research Office (THRO) Update: Draft NIH Tribal Consultation Policy
David Wilson, Ph.D.
Director, THRO, DPCPSI

11:45 a.m.

All of Us Research Concept: All of Us Research Program Biobank – A Scalable Biospecimen Resource (Vote)
Mark Caulder, M.S., M.P.H.
Biobank Program Director, All of Us Research Program

12:25 p.m.

Common Fund Final Report: NIH Collaboratory – Health Care Systems Research Collaboratory
Helene Langevin, M.D.
Director, National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health

Richard J. Hodes, M.D.
Director, National Institute on Aging

1:00 p.m.


1:30 p.m.

Office of Disease Prevention (ODP) Update: New ODP Strategic Plan Priority Addressing Health Equity
David M. Murray, Ph.D.
Director, ODP, DPCPSI

2:10 p.m.

Common Fund (CF) Concept Clearance: Community Partnerships to Advance Science for Society (ComPASS) (Vote)
Janine A. Clayton, M.D., FARVO
Director, ORWH, DPCPSI

Shannon Zenk, Ph.D., M.P.H., R.N., F.A.A.N.
Director, National Institute of Nursing Research

Joshua A. Gordon, M.D., Ph.D.
Director, National Institute of Mental Health

Eliseo J. Pérez-Stable, M.D.
Director, National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities

2:50 p.m.

Office of Data Science Strategy (ODSS) Concept: Early Stage and Established Biomedical Data Repositories (DR) and Knowledgebases (Vote)
Susan K. Gregurick, Ph.D.
Director, ODSS, DPCPSI

3:30 p.m.

Office of Dietary Supplements (ODS) Strategic Plan for 2022-2026
Joseph M. Betz, Ph.D.
Acting Director, ODS, DPCPSI

4:00 p.m.

Adjournment for the day
James M. Anderson, M.D., Ph.D.
Director, DPCPSI

January 28, 2022
10:00 a.m.

Review of Grant Applications (Office of Research Infrastructure Programs)

11:00 a.m.


11:15 a.m.

Office of Portfolio Analysis (OPA) Update: The integrated iSearch suite of tools: delivering powerful analytics to NIH staff and the public
George Santangelo, Ph.D.
Director, OPA, DPCPSI

11:45 a.m.

Common Fund (CF) Final Report: Human Heredity and Health in Africa (H3Africa)
Jennifer Troyer, Ph.D.
Program Director, Division of Genome Sciences
National Human Genome Research Institute

12:15 p.m.

CF Final Report: Metabolomics
Arthur L. Castle, Ph.D.
Program Director, Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology, and Metabolic Diseases
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases

12:45 p.m.

CF Update: MoTrPAC: Molecular Transducers of Physical Activity Consortium
Concepcion (Marie) R. Nierras, Ph.D.
Program Leader, Office of Strategic Coordination, DPCPSI

1:15 p.m.

COVID-19 Update
Anthony S. Fauci, M.D.
Director, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
and Chief Medical Advisor to the President

2:00 p.m.

Environmental influences on Child Health Outcomes (ECHO) Concept: Pediatric Cohorts Program Renewal (Vote)
S. Sonia Arteaga, Ph.D.
Program Officer, ECHO Cohorts

2:40 p.m.

NIH-wide Strategic Plan for Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Accessibility
Marie A. Bernard, M.D.
Chief Officer for Scientific Workforce Diversity, NIH

3:30 p.m.

Closing Comments and Adjournment
James M. Anderson, M.D., Ph.D.
Director, DPCPSI

Future Council of Councils Meetings

All meetings are scheduled to be held virtually or in NIH facilities in Bethesda, MD.


  • September 12–13, 2024 (Thursday, Friday)


  • February 6–7, 2025 (Thursday, Friday)
  • May 29–30, 2025 (Thursday, Friday)
  • September 11–12, 2025 (Thursday, Friday)


  • January 29-30, 2026 (Thursday, Friday)
  • May 14-15, 2026 (Thursday, Friday)
  • September 10-11, 2026 (Thursday, Friday)
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