Tribal Consultation Advisory Committee (TCAC) Meeting — Feb. 25-26, 2015

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Agenda

Agenda

DAY 1 – FEBRUARY 25
Schedule Topic Presenter/Facilitator
9:00-9:05 am Invocation Chester Antone, Councilman, Tohono O’odham Nation, Tucson Area Delegate
9:05-9:50 am

Call to Order, Introductions, Welcome, and Meeting Goals

  • Introductions
  • Welcome from NIH
  • Meeting Procedures
  • Role of TCAC
  • Goals of Meeting
  • Review of Agenda
Aaron Payment, M.P.A., Chairperson, TCAC and Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians

Malia Villegas, Ph.D., Co-Chairperson, TCAC, and Councilmember, Village of Afognak

James M. Anderson, M.D., Ph.D.
NIH Deputy Director for Program Coordination, Planning, and Strategic Initiatives (DPCPSI)
9:50-11:05 am NIH Updates and Moving Forward Lawrence A. Tabak, D.D.S., Ph.D.
Principal Deputy Director, NIH

James M. Anderson, M.D., Ph.D.
11:05-11:15 am Break
11:15am-12:00pm Office of Science Policy Update and Discussion Carrie Wolinetz, Ph.D., Associate Director for Science Policy
12:00-1:15 pm Lunch with NIH AI/AN Scholars
(Attendees will have time to purchase lunch at cafeteria and bring back to meeting room for discussion.)
1:15-2:15 pm Update from Traditional Ecological Knowledge (TEK) Meeting and Discussion of TEK and Indigenous Ways of Knowing Symma Finn, Ph.D., Health Scientist Administrator, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences

Mose A. Herne, M.P.H., M.S., Director, Division of Planning, Evaluation, and Research, Office of Public Health Support, Indian Health Service

Lynn Malerba, Chief, Mohegan Tribe, TCAC National At Large Member Delegate

Kathy Etz, Ph.D., Senior Advisor for Tribal Affairs

TCAC Members
2:15-3:15 pm Center for Scientific Review Update and Discussion Richard Nakamura, Ph.D., Director, Center for Scientific Review
3:15-3:30 pm Break
3:30-4:15 pm Discussion on Development of IRB Training Sara Hull, Ph.D., Chair, National Human Genome Research Institute Institutional Review Board

TCAC Members
4:15-4:30 pm Closing Comments and Blessing Aaron Payment, M.P.A.

Malia Villegas, Ph.D.

Jason Hale, Senior Coordinator, Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation, Oklahoma Area Technical Advisor
4:30-5:30 pm Tribal Caucus TCAC Members

 

 

DAY 2 – FEBRUARY 26
Schedule Topic Presenter/Facilitator
9:00-9:05 am Invocation Mark Romero, Representative to the NIH TCAC, Mesa Grand Band of Mission Indians, California Area Delegate
9:05-9:15 am Welcome and Introductions
  • Introductions
  • Recap of Day 1 and Overview of Day 2
Aaron Payment, M.P.A., Chairperson, TCAC and Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians

Malia Villegas, Ph.D., Co-Chairperson, TCAC, and Councilmember, Village of Afognak
9:15-9:45 am Updates from the NIH Director Francis S. Collins, M.D., Ph.D.
Director, NIH
9:45-10:45 am Training: How do AI/ANs engage with the NIH? How can tribes build capacity with NIH resources? Panel presentations and discussion

Tony Beck, Ph.D., Director, Office of Science Education, Division of Program Coordination, Planning, and Strategic Initiatives

Sharon Milgram, Ph.D., Director, Office of Intramural Training & Education, NIH

Henry Khachaturian, Ph.D., Training Program Policy Officer, Office of Extramural Research

Sheila Caldwell, Ph.D., Program Director, National Institute of General Medical Sciences

TCAC Members
10:45-11:45 am TCAC Discussion: Identification of Priorities TCAC Members
11:45 am-12:45 pm Lunch: Conversation with National Institute of General Medical Sciences regarding Plants/Natural Products Discovery Program
(Attendees will be able to purchase a box lunch or lunch from the cafeteria and bring back to meeting room for discussion.)
Sheila Caldwell, Ph.D.
12:45-1:45 pm Discussion with NIH Deputy Director for Program Coordination, Planning, and Strategic Initiatives James M. Anderson, M.D., Ph.D.

TCAC Members
1:45-2:45 pm TCAC Discussion: Committee Planning
  • Committee Next Steps and Volunteers
  • Follow-up Process
  • Operating Procedures
  • March 8 Call and Agenda Topics
TCAC Members
2:45-3:00 pm Wrap Up, Next Steps, and Closing Blessing Aaron Payment, M.P.A.

Malia Villegas, Ph.D.

Bruce Pratt, Vice President, Pawnee Nation of Oklahoma, TCAC National At Large Member Delegate

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