Tribal Advisory Committee (TAC) Meeting — October 3 - 4, 2018

Meeting Information

Cox Convention Center
Second Floor, Room 14
1 Myriad Gardens
Oklahoma City, OK 73102

NIH TAC In-Person Meeting Summary

Agenda

DAY 1 – October 3
Schedule Topic Presenter/Facilitator
9:00 - 9:05 a.m. Invocation

Bobby Saunkeah
Manager, Division of Research and Public Health,
Chickasaw Nation Department of Health
Oklahoma Area Delegate, TAC

9:05 - 9:30 a.m.

Call to Order, Introductions, Welcome, and Meeting Goals

  • Introductions
  • Welcome from NIH
  • Meeting Procedures
  • Goals of Meeting
  • Review of Agenda
  • Co-Chair Nominations

Walter Phelps
Councilman, Navajo Nation
Co-Chairperson, TAC

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

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

9:30 - 10:10 a.m.

Highlights of Tribal Activities at NIH and Discussion

David R. Wilson, Ph.D.

TAC Members
10:10 - 11:00 a.m. Consequences of Vitamin B12 Deficiency in Embryonic Development and Neonatal Survival

Madison Esposito
National Human Genome Research Institute, Social and Behavioral Research Branch, NIH

TAC Members

11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Lunch – On Your Own

1:00 - 1:50 p.m. Use of Traditional Medicine in Tribal Communities

Michelle Kahn-John, PhD, RN, PMHNP- BC, GNP
Assistant Professor, Nursing
College of Nursing, University of Arizona

TAC Members

1:50 - 2:40 p.m. Addressing Cancer on the Navajo Nation

Walter Phelps to introduce Brandy Tomhave, J.D.
Tuba City Regional Health Care Corp

TAC Members 
 

2:40 - 3:30 p.m. Tribal Consultation Protocol and Consultation Topics for 2019 Discussion

David R. Wilson, Ph.D.

TAC Members

3:30 - 3:40 p.m. Closing Comments and Blessing 

Walter Phelps

3:40 - 4:30 p.m. Tribal Caucus TAC Members and Technical Advisors

 

 

DAY 2 – October 4
Schedule Topic Presenter/Facilitator
8:30 - 9:00 a.m.

American Indian Science & Engineering Society Conference Opening Ceremony
Grand Ballroom – Convention Center (2nd Floor)

 
9:15 - 9:30 a.m. Welcome and Introductions
  • Introductions
  • Recap of Day 1 and Overview of Day 2
  • Co-Chair Election

Walter Phelps
Councilman, Navajo Nation
Co-Chairperson, TAC

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

9:30 - 10:20 a.m. Environmental influences on Child Health Outcomes (ECHO) Research Program Update and Discussion

Matthew W. Gillman, M.D.
Director, ECHO Program

TAC Members

10:20 - 11:10 a.m. Discussion with NIH

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

David R. Wilson, Ph.D.

TAC Members

11:10 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Lunch – On Your Own
1:00 - 1:50 p.m. All of UsSM Research Program Update and Discussion

Dara Richardson-Heron, M.D.
Chief Engagement Officer and
Scientific Executive
All of Us Research Program 

TAC Members

1:50 - 2:40 p.m.

Traditional Practices in Tribal Communities

Chester Antone, Councilman,
Tohono O’odham Nation
Tucson Area Delegate, TAC, to introduce

Terry Maresca, M.D., Seattle Indian Health Board

Patrisia Gonzales, Ph.D., University of Arizona

Teshia Solomon, Ph.D., University of Arizona

TAC Members
2:40 - 3:30 p.m. Plant Based Therapies

Gary Ferguson, N.D.
Healthy Communities Consultant

TAC Members

3:30 - 3:50 p.m. Wrap Up, Recommendations for Next Meeting Dates and Topics

Walter Phelps

David R. Wilson, Ph.D.

3:50 - 4:00 p.m. Closing Blessing  

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