Tribal Advisory Committee (TAC) Meeting — December 2–3, 2020

Meeting Information

Virtual Meeting

Meeting Summary

Agenda

Day 1

Time

Topic

Presenter/Facilitator

1:00 pm

Welcome and Call to Order

 

Invocation

Lisa Sundberg
TAC Acting Chair

Tam Lutz, M.P.H.
Research Project Director, Northwest Portland Indian Health Board

1:05 pm

Tribal Caucus #1

Delegates and Technical Advisors Only in Zoom Breakout Room

2:05 pm

Introductions, Welcome, and Business

  • Welcome from NIH
  • Meeting Procedures
  • Goals of Meeting
  • Review of Agenda

 

James M. Anderson, M.D., Ph.D.
NIH Deputy Director for Program Coordination, Planning, and Strategic Initiatives (DPCPSI)
Office of the Director, NIH

David R. Wilson, Ph.D.
Director, Tribal Health Research Office (THRO) Division of Program Coordination, Planning, and Strategic Initiatives, Office of the Director, NIH

2:35 pm

THRO Update on Activities and Discussion

David R. Wilson, Ph.D.
Director, THRO

3:05 pm

Break

 

3:20 pm

Tribal Caucus #2
Discussion of TAC Charter and Election of TAC Chair and Co-Chair

Delegates and Technical Advisors
(Zoom Breakout Room)

3:50 pm

Update and Status of COVID-19 Clinical Trials

Larry Corey, M.D.
Director of the COVID-19 Prevention Network (CoVPN) and Co-lead of the Network’s COVID-19 vaccine testing pipeline

Dave R. Wilson, Ph.D.
Director, THRO

4:45 pm

Closing Comments

 

Blessing

David R. Wilson, Ph.D.
Director, THRO

Tam Lutz, M.P.H.
Research Project Director, Northwest Portland Indian Health Board

5:00 pm

Adjourn

 

Day 2

Time

Topic

Presenter/Facilitator

1:00 pm

Welcome and Call to Order

 

Invocation

 

Lisa Sundberg
TAC Acting Chair

Chairwoman Gwendena Lee-Gatewood
White Mountain Apache

  • ATTN: Chat Box Roll Call

Delegates and Technical Advisors should begin entering their names and Area/NALM status

1:05 pm

How can TAC and THRO collaborate effectively during this unprecedented time?

Juliana M. Blome, Ph.D., M.P.H.
Deputy Director, THRO

Lisa Sundberg
TAC Acting Chair

1:30 pm

Tribal Caucus #3 – Additional Open Discussion

Delegates and Technical Advisors
(Zoom Breakout Room)

2:00 pm

Discussion with NIH Leadership

Lawrence A. Tabak, D.D.S, Ph.D. 
Principal Deputy Director, NIH

TAC Delegates

3:15 pm

Break

 

3:30 pm

The COVID-19 Pandemic and Mental Health - with Some Practical Tips

Dawn Morales, Ph.D.
Program Chief, American Indian and Alaska Natives Mental Health, National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)

4:30 pm

Next Steps

 

TAC Delegates

David R. Wilson, Ph.D.
Director, THRO

4:45 pm

Closing Comments  

 

Blessing

David R. Wilson, Ph.D.
Director, THRO

Chairwoman Gwendena Lee-Gatewood
White Mountain Apache

5:00 pm

Adjourn

 

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