NIH Tribal Consultation — Sept. 21, 2015

Meeting Summary

Agenda

Agenda

Schedule Topic Presenter/Facilitator
1:30-1:35 pm Tribal Opening National Indian Health Board
1:35-1:55 pm Introductions
  • Tribal Opening Remarks
  • Tribal Leader Introductions
  • Consultation Procedures
Liana Onnen, Chairwoman, Prairie Band Potawatomi and NIH TCAC Oklahoma City Area Delegate
1:55-2:30 pm Welcome and Opening Remarks from NIH
  • Opening Remarks
  • Overview of NIH
  • Questions and Answers
Jon Lorsch, Ph.D., Director, National Institute of General Medical Sciences
2:30-3:45 pm NIH Programs and Policies
Purpose: This session is designed for NIH to provide a brief overview of the following programs and allow time for dialogue, testimony, and questions/answers. If you have written testimony, please submit for record. Please provide brief summary of full testimony.
  • Native American Research Centers for Health Program (2:30-2:55)
  • Interventions for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention in Native American Populations (R01) Funding Opportunity Announcement (2:55-3:20)
  • President’s Precision Medicine Initiative (3:20-3:45)
Sheila Caldwell, Ph.D., National Institute of General Medical Sciences

Shobha Srinivasan, Ph.D., National Cancer Institute

Gwynne Jenkins, Ph.D., Office of the Director
3:45-4:20 pm Other Tribal Comments, Issues, Testimony, Priorities
Purpose: This session is designed to allow time for dialogue, testimony, and questions/answers for programs and topics not covered above. If you have written testimony, please submit for record. Please provide brief summary of full testimony.

NIH will be adhering to the Tribal Consultation Policy which established a presentation/speaker protocol. This ensures that the highest ranking official from each respective tribe is given the opportunity to address the session first, followed by other elected officials, those designated by their elected official to represent Indian Tribes and representatives of Indian/Tribal Organizations.

The order in which we will follow is:
  1. Tribal President/Chairperson/Governor
  2. Tribal Vice-President/Vice-Chairperson/Lt. Governor
  3. Elected or Appointed Tribal Official
  4. Designated Tribal Official (Official letter from the Indian Tribe designating a representative must be presented to NIH before the session begins)
Tribal Leaders
4:20-4:25 pm Closing Remarks Kathy Etz, Ph.D., Senior Advisor for Tribal Affairs

Liana Onnen
4:25-4:30 pm Closing Prayer Chester Antone, Councilman, Tohono O’odham Nation and NIH TCAC Tucson Area Delegate

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