Tribal Advisory Committee (TAC) Meeting — Mar. 9-10, 2017

Agenda

Building 31C, 6th Floor, Conference Room 10
​31 Center Drive Bethesda, MD 20892

Meeting Summary

DAY 1 – MARCH 9
Schedule Topic Presenter/Facilitator
9:00 - 11:00 am NIH Campus Tour of the Clinical Center and the National Library of Medicine TCAC Members and Technical Advisors
11:15 - 11:20 am Invocation Chester Antone Councilman, Tohono O’odham Nation Tucson Area Delegate, TCAC
11:20 - 11:50 am Call to Order, Introductions, Welcome, and Meeting Goals
  • Introductions
  • Welcome from NIH
  • Meeting Procedures
  • Goals of Meeting
  • Review of Agenda
Aaron Payment, M.Ed., M.P.A.
Chairperson, TCAC
Chairperson, Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians

Malia Villegas, Ed.D.
Co-Chairperson, TCAC
Councilmember, Native Village of Afognak

James M. Anderson, M.D., Ph.D.
NIH Deputy Director for Program Coordination, Planning, and Strategic Initiatives

David R. Wilson, Ph.D.
Tribal Health Research Office Director Division of Program Coordination, Planning, and Strategic Initiatives Office of the Director, NIH
11:50 am - 12:20 pm Highlights of Tribal Activities at NIH and Discussion David R. Wilson, Ph.D.
12:20 - 12:50 pm Lunch (Attendees will have time to purchase lunch at cafeteria and bring back to meeting room)  
12:50 - 1:15 pm Working Lunch: Native American Heritage Month
Challenge Videos
 
1:15 - 1:45 pm TCAC Charter Discussion Malia Villegas, Ed.D.

TCAC Members
1:45 - 2:30 pm National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD) – Plans for the Future and Discussion 

Proposed Research Initiative - Collaborative Minority Health and Health Disparities Research with Tribal Epidemiology Centers
Eliseo Perez-Stable, M.D. Director, NIMHD

TCAC Members
2:30 - 2:45 pm Break  
2:45 - 3:30 pm All of UsSM Research Program Presentation and Discussion Eric Dishman Director, All of Us Research Program

TCAC Members
3:30 - 4:15 pm Draft NIH Portfolio Analysis on AI/AN Funded Research and Discussion James M. Anderson, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Malia Villegas, Ed.D.

Beverly Cook Tribal Chief, Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe Nashville Area Delegate, TCAC
4:30 - 4:40 pm TCAC Group Photo  
4:40 - 5:15 pm Tribal Caucus (TCAC Members and Technical Advisors Only) TCAC Members and Technical Advisors
DAY 2 – MARCH 10
Schedule Topic Presenter/Facilitator
8:30 - 8:35 am Invocation Lynn Malerba, Chief, Mohegan Tribe,
TCAC National At Large Member Delegate
8:35 - 8:45 am Welcome and Introductions
  • Introductions
  • Recap of Day 1 and Overview of Day 2
Aaron Payment, M.Ed., M.P.A.
Chairperson, TCAC
Chairperson, Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians

Malia Villegas, Ed.D.
Co-Chairperson, TCAC
Councilmember, Native Village of Afognak

James M. Anderson, M.D., Ph.D.
NIH Deputy Director for Program Coordination, Planning, and Strategic Initiatives

David R. Wilson, Ph.D.
Tribal Health Research Office Director Division of Program Coordination, Planning, and Strategic Initiatives Office of the Director, NIH
8:45 - 9:30 am Update on Environmental influences on Child Health Outcomes (ECHO) Program and Request for Input Matthew Gillman, M.D. Director, ECHO Program

TCAC Members
9:30 - 9:45 am Election of TCAC Co-Chairs  
9:45 - 10:30 am TCAC Priorities Discussion TCAC Members

David R. Wilson, Ph.D.
10:30 - 10:45 am Break  
10:45 - 11:45 am Tribal Caucus (TCAC Members and Technical Advisors Only) TCAC Members and Technical Advisors
11:45 am - 1:00 pm Lunch with NIH AI/AN Scholars (Attendees will be able to order a box lunch for purchase)  
1:00 - 2:00 pm Discussion with NIH Lawrence A. Tabak, D.D.S., Ph.D.
Principal Deputy Director, NIH

James M. Anderson, M.D., Ph.D. NIH
Deputy Director for Program Coordination, Planning, and Strategic Initiatives

TCAC Members
2:00 - 2:45 Cancer Genomics and Research in American Indian and Alaska Native Communities – Presentation and Discussion L. Michelle Bennett, Ph.D.
Director, Center for Research Strategy National Cancer Institute

TCAC Members
2:45 - 3:00 Wrap Up, Next Steps, Recommendations for Next Meeting Dates and Topics, and Closing Blessing Aaron Payment, M.Ed., M.P.A.

Malia Villegas, Ed.D.

James M. Anderson, M.D., Ph.D.

David R. Wilson, Ph.D.

Walter Phelps Council Delegate, Navajo Nation Navajo Area Delegate, TCAC

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