NIH Tribal Consultation on COVID-19 Research

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Thursday, May 28, 2020 | 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. ET
Schedule Topic Presenter/Facilitator
2:00 p.m. Opening Blessing and Remarks Lisa Sundberg, Trinidad Rancheria
NIH Tribal Advisory Committee Acting Chair
2:05 p.m. Welcome and Introductions
  • Opening Remarks
  • Introductions
  • Consultation procedures
David R. Wilson, Ph.D.
Director, NIH Tribal Health Research Office
2:15 p.m.

NIH COVID-19 Efforts

  • Rapid Acceleration of Diagnostics (RADx) and RADx Underserved Populations (RADx-UP) initiatives

Tara A. Schwetz, Ph.D.
Associate Deputy Director, NIH

Rick Woychik, Ph.D.
Acting Director, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) and the National Toxicology Program (NTP)

2:35 p.m. All of Us COVID-19 Serology Testing Study Proposal

Josh Denny, M.D., M.S.
Chief Executive Officer, NIH All of Us Research Program

Stephanie Devaney, Ph.D.
Chief Operating Officer, NIH All of Us Research Program

3:05 p.m.


OPEN Tribal Leader Comments and Questions
Discussion questions presented during webinar

  • What research questions, including around COVID-19 testing, are most important to your respective communities during the current COVID-19 pandemic?
  • What special considerations for Tribes should be in place as we are developing funding opportunities?
  • How can we better encourage and facilitate research partnerships to respond to the current and prepare for future public health emergencies?

Tara A. Schwetz, Ph.D.

RADx-UP Co-Chairs

All of Us Leadership

Tribal Leaders

3:50 p.m. Next Steps David R. Wilson, Ph.D.
4:00 p.m. Closing Prayer Lisa Sundberg

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