Tuesday, November 17, 2020
Schedule Presentation Presenter
2:00 p.m. Roll Call and Welcome

Kendra King Bowes
Project Manager
Miami Environmental & Energy Solutions (MEES)

2:05 p.m.

Approval and additional comments on the TAC Summary Report from the October 20, 2020 meeting.

TAC Acting Chair Updates

  • Review the list of action items from October 20 TAC Summary Report   
  • Update on Rules of Order that was adopted by NIH from the HHS Secretary’s Tribal Advisory Committee (STAC)
  • Timer/Parking Lot/Action Items that will go into the TAC Summary Report

Lisa Sundberg
TAC Acting Chair

2:10 p.m.

NIH Updates

  • NIH Supported Research on the Impact of COVID-19 Among American Indians and Alaska Natives

William Riley, Ph.D.
Director, Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research, NIH

2:20 p.m.
  • Update on All of Us Research Program - Summary of Comments Received to Tribal Consultation Discussion Draft


Michael Hahn
Tribal Engagement Team Lead, All of Us Research Program, NIH

Carolina Cerrone
Health Science Policy Analyst, All of Us Research Program, NIH
2:30 p.m.

Discussion on Tribal participation in NIH COVID-related efforts

  • Tribal interest and participation in vaccine clinical trials
  • Update on NIH Rapid Acceleration of Diagnostics (RAD-x UP) awards including Cherokee Nation
  • Update on other therapies: antivirals, convalescent plasma, monoclonal antibodies

Dave Wilson, Ph.D.
Director, THRO

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

2:45 p.m.

Follow Up on Virtual TAC Meeting, Dec 2-3, 2020, 1-5pm ET

  • Review draft agenda
  • Working Groups - What is the status of the three working groups?

Lisa Sundberg
TAC Acting Chair

2:55 p.m.

Next Steps and Action Items

  • Summary of Action Items for the next meeting – Who will do what and by when?
  • Solicit agenda items for consideration on next month’s call
  • Confirm items on today’s agenda that need to continue on next month’s agenda

Lisa Sundberg
TAC Acting Chair

Dave Wilson, Ph.D.
Director, THRO

3:00 p.m. TAC Caucus

Lisa Sundberg
TAC Acting Chair

TAC Members

3:30 p.m. Adjourn Meeting