Tribal Advisory Committee (TAC) Meeting — October 2020

Tuesday, October 20, 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 September 15, 2020 meeting summary

TAC Acting Chair Updates

  • H.R. 7948, Tribal Data Health Improvement Act
  • Rules of Order – will be adopted by NIH from the HHS Secretary’s Tribal Advisory Committee (STAC)
  • Timer/Parking Lot/Action Items that will go into the Summary Report

Lisa Sundberg
TAC Acting Chair

2:15 p.m.

Discussion on Tribal participation in NIH COVID-related efforts

  • Tribal interest and participation in vaccine clinical trials
  • Update on RADx UP awards
  • 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, OD

TAC Members

2:35 p.m.

THRO Updates

  • Point of contact transition to Selina Keryte
  • National Native American Heritage Month Activities

Dave Wilson, Ph.D.
Director, THRO

2:45 p.m.

Follow Up to Closed Session on TAC Work Activities

Does TAC have items and/or recommendations from the session that they want to discuss?

  • Fall TAC Meeting (Dec 2-3, 2020, 1-5pm ET each day) – What do we need to discuss at the virtual fall meeting?
  • Working Groups - What is the status of the three working groups?

Lisa Sundberg
TAC Acting Chair

TAC Members

3:25 p.m.

Next Steps and Action Items

  • Summarize action items from the discussion – 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

3:30 p.m. Adjourn Meeting  

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