Virtual NIH Tribal Advisory Committee (TAC) Meeting

October 26–27, 2021 1:00–5:30 PM ET

(1:00 PM ET - 12:00 PM CT - 11:00 AM MT - 10:00 AM PT - 9:00 AM AKT)

Links to the NIH VideoCast
Day 1: October 26, https://videocast.nih.gov/watch=43885
Day 2: October 27, https://videocast.nih.gov/watch=43887

AGENDA

Day 1

Schedule

Topic

Presenter/Facilitator

1:00 p.m.

Invocation

Lisa Sundberg (Trinidad Rancheria), TAC Chairperson

1:05 p.m.

Introductions, Welcome, and Business

  • Introductions and Roll Call
  • Meeting Procedures
  • Review of Agenda
  • Goals of Meeting

Lisa Sundberg, TAC Chairperson

Bobby Saunkeah (Kiowa Tribe), TAC Co-Chairperson

David R. Wilson, Ph.D., (Dine), Director, Tribal Health Research Office, NIH

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

1:15 p.m.

Tribal Caucus #1

Delegates and Technical Advisors Only in Zoom Breakout Room

Note: Breakout rooms are sessions that are split off from the main Zoom meeting. They allow the participants to meet in smaller groups and are completely isolated in terms of audio and video
from the main session.

2:15 p.m.

Updates on COVID-19

Emily Erbelding M.D. M.P.H., Director of the Division of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease,
NIH

3:00 p.m.

Break

 

3:10 p.m.

The Impact of COVID-19 on Children

Rohan Hazra, M.D., Acting Director, Extramural Research and Pediatric Infectious
Disease Specialist, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, NIH

3:35 p.m.

RADx Initiatives including Back to School Projects

Eliseo J. Pérez-Stable, M.D., Director,
National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, NIH

4:00 p.m.

Impact of COVID-19 on the Mental Health
of Adults and Children

Joshua A. Gordon, M.D., Ph.D., Director,
National Institute of Mental Health, NIH

4:45 p.m.

Moving from Trauma Informed to Healing Centered Care in Tribal Communities

Gary Ferguson, N.D., (Qagan Tayagungin), Faculty, Director of Outreach & Engagement, Institute for Research and Education to Advance Community
Health, Washington State University

5:25 p.m.

Closing Comments and Blessing

David R. Wilson, Ph.D., Director, Tribal Health Research Office, NIH

Lynn Malerba, D.N.P., (Mohegan Tribe), TAC Delegate

5:30 p.m.

Adjourn

 

Day 2

Schedule

Topic

Presenter/Facilitator

1:00 p.m.

Invocation

Bobby Saunkeah,
TAC Co-Chairperson

1:05 p.m.

Welcome and Call to Order

  • Introductions
  • Recap of Day 1 and Overview of Day 2

Lisa Sundberg,
TAC Chairperson

Bobby Saunkeah,
TAC Co-Chairperson

  • ATTN: Chat Box Roll Call

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

1:15 p.m.

TAC Caucus # 2

Delegates and Technical Advisors Only in Zoom Breakout Room

1:45 p.m.

Capacity Building and Infrastructure for Culturally Integrated Research

Tyler LaPlaunt (Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians), TAC Delegate

2:05 p.m.

A Year in Review: Accomplishments and Activities of THRO

David R. Wilson, Ph.D., Director, Tribal Health Research Office

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

2:50 p.m.

Break

 

3:00 p.m.

Research Intervention on Drugs and Opioid Issues Affecting AI/AN Communities

Wilson Compton, M.D., M.P.E., Deputy Director, National Institute on Drug Abuse, NIH

3:35 p.m.

Native American Research Centers for Health (NARCH) Outcomes

Jon R. Lorsch, Ph.D., Director,
National Institute of General Medical Sciences, NIH

4:00 p.m.

Discussion with NIH Leadership

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

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

David R. Wilson, Ph.D., Director, Tribal Health Research Office, NIH

TAC Members

5:00 p.m.

  1. TAC Charter: Proposal to change the eligibility language for the TAC Chair and Co-chair
    • Current: The Chair will be an elected or appointed tribal leader.
    • Proposed Change: The TAC Chair will be a fully approved TAC Delegate.
    • Current: The Co-Chair will be an elected or appointed tribal leader.
    • Proposed Change: The TAC Co-Chair will be a fully approved TAC Delegate.
  2. TAC Chairperson and Co-Chairperson Re-election
     
  3. Approval of TAC Priorities

Lisa Sundberg, TAC Chairperson

Bobby Saunkeah, TAC Co-Chairperson

David R. Wilson, Ph.D., Director, Tribal Health Research Office, NIH

TAC Members

5:25 p.m.

Closing Comments and Blessing

David R. Wilson, Ph.D., Director, Tribal Health Research Office, NIH

Chairwoman Gwendena Lee-Gatewood (White
Mountain Apache), TAC Delegate

5:30 p.m.

Adjourn

 

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