Council of Councils Meeting

May 30, 2024

Virtual Meeting


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May 30, 2024
10:00 a.m.Closed Session
11:00 a.m.Break
11:15 a.m.Welcome and Opening Remarks  
Tara A. Schwetz, Ph.D. 
Director, Division of Program Coordination, Planning, and Strategic Initiatives (DPCPSI) 
Office of the Director, NIH
11:30 a.m.Reminders and Procedures  
Franziska Grieder, D.V.M., Ph.D.  
Executive Secretary, Council of Councils  
Director, Office of Research Infrastructure Programs (ORIP), DPCPSI
11:45 a.m.NIH and DPCPSI Updates  
Tara A. Schwetz, Ph.D. 
Director, DPCPSI
12:00 p.m.

OSC Concept Clearance: Somatic Cell Genome Editing (SCGE) Clinical Trials   
Timothy LaVaute, Ph.D. 
Program Director, Division of Neuroscience, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, NIH

12:30 p.m.Lunch Break
1:00 p.m.A Future Vision for NICHD’s Strategic Priorities  
Diana W. Bianchi, M.D.
Director, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, NIH
1:45 p.m.

Office of Data Science Strategy (ODSS) Concept Clearance: Preparing the Next Generation of Biomedical Research Teams for Ethical AI: Workforce and Curricula Development  
Susan K. Gregurick, Ph.D.
Associate Director for Data Science, NIH
Director, ODSS, DPCPSI 

Laura Biven, Ph.D.
Lead, Integrated Infrastructure and Emerging Technologies (IIET), ODSS

Christine Cutillo
Health Data Scientist for AI Ethics, IIET, ODSS

2:30 p.m.

NIH Office of Dietary Supplements (ODS) Strategic Plan 2025-2029: A Blueprint for a Coordinated Dietary Supplement Research Agenda at NIH  
Stefan M. Pasiakos, Ph.D., FACSM 
Director, ODS, DPCPSI

3:15 p.m.White House Women’s Health Research Initiative  
Vivian Ota Wang, Ph.D., FACMG, CGC
Deputy Director, Office of Research on Women’s Health, DPCPSI
3:35 p.m.Closing Remarks  
Tara A. Schwetz, Ph.D. 
Director, DPCPSI
3:40 p.m.Adjourn

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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