NMRI 9th Annual Workshop, April 21–22, 2011, Bethesda Marriott Hotel - 5151 Pooks Hill Road, Bethesda, MD NMRI 9th Annual Workshop, April 21–22, 2011, Bethesda Marriott Hotel - 5151 Pooks Hill Road, Bethesda, MD NMRI 9th Annual Workshop, April 21–22, 2011, Bethesda Marriott Hotel - 5151 Pooks Hill Road, Bethesda, MD
NMRI 9th Annual Workshop, April 21–22, 2011, Bethesda Marriott Hotel - 5151 Pooks Hill Road, Bethesda, MD
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NMRI 9th Annual Workshop, April 21–22, 2011, Bethesda Marriott Hotel - 5151 Pooks Hill Road, Bethesda, MD
 
 
DRAFT AGENDA

Thursday, April 21, 2011

       
7:00 a.m. – 7:45 a.m. Registration and Continental Breakfast
 
7:45 a.m. – 8:15 a.m.

Introductions
Dr. Sylvia Rosas, Assistant Professor, University of Pennsylvania
Dr. Lawrence Agodoa, Director, Office of Minority Health Research Coordination (OMHRC), National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)

 
8:15 a.m. – 9:15 a.m.

Keynote Address
Dr. Lynda Szczech, President, National Kidney Foundation

 
9:15 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.

National Institutes of Health (NIH) Minority Health and Health Disparities
Dr. Joyce Hunter, Deputy Director, National Center on Minority Health and Health Disparities

NIH/NIDDK Funding Opportunities
Dr. Judith Podskalny, Program Director, Division of Digestive Diseases and Nutrition, NIDDK

 
10:15 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Break
 
10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Impact of Health Care Reform on Academic Medicine and Research
Dr. Ricardo Azziz, President, Georgia Health Sciences University

 
11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Welcome Remarks
Dr. Griffin Rodgers, Director, NIDDK

 
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Lunch and Networking (Informal)

Table Topics:

  • Diabetes/Endocrinology
  • Digestive Diseases
  • Hematology
  • Kidney/Nephrology
  • Liver/Nutrition
  • Obesity
 
1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Mock Study Section

Study Section 1
SRO:  Dr. James Hyde, Senior Advisor, Research Training and Career Development Programs, Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolic Diseases, NIDDK
Chair:  Dr. Keith Norris, Executive Vice President for Health Affairs and Research, Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science

Study Section 2
SRO:  Dr. Lakshmanan Sankaran, Scientific Review Officer, NIDDK
Chair:  Dr. Eddie Greene, Associate Professor, Mayo Clinic

Study Section 3
SRO:  Dr. Barbara Woynarowska, Scientific Review Officer, NIDDK
Chair:  Dr. Carlos Isales, Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Medical College of Georgia

 
2:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Role of Scientific Societies and Professional Organizations in Funding Research and the Role of Pharmaceutical Companies in Funding Medical Education Through Grants

American Liver Foundation
Ms. Susan C. Robinson, Vice President

American Society for Bone and Mineral Research (ASBMR)
Dr. Kristy Nicks,  Research Fellow, ASBMR Minority Subcommittee

Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Ms. Kendal Whitlock, Associate Director, Medical Education, Medical Grants-Academic Affairs

 
4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Scientific Presentations

Neurobiology of Obesity
Dr. Tiffany Beckman, Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Minnesota

Lead Exposure and Chronic Kidney Disease Among Hispanics
Dr. German Hernandez, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center at El Paso

 
5:00 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.

Break (Poster Setup)
Oversight Committee Meeting

 
5:15 p.m. – 6:45 p.m. Marco Cabrera Poster and Networking Session—Overview
 
6:45 p.m. – 8:15 p.m.

Dinner Address
Dr. Charles Rotimi, Director, Center for Research on Genomics and Global Health, National Human Genome Research Institute, NIH

 
Friday, April 22, 2011
 
7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. Registration and Continental Breakfast
 
8:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.

Business Meeting and Committee Reports

Oversight Committee Report
Dr. Shirley Blanchard, Associate Professor, Creighton University

Planning Committee Report
Dr. Sylvia Rosas, Assistant Professor, University of Pennsylvania

 
8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

Poster Session Awards/Presentation

Social Determinants of Racial Disparities in Chronic Kidney Disease
Dr. Deidra Crews, Assistant Professor of Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

 
9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

So You Think You Know PubMed®
Ms. Rose Foster, Group Manager, Health Promotion and Outreach, Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education

 
10:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Parallel Interactive Workshops
 
    10:30 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.

 

Session I

How to Balance Personal/Professional Life
Dr. Joan Von Feldt, Professor of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania

How to Budget and Manage Your Funds (Basic and Clinical)
Dr. Keith Norris, Executive Vice President for Health Affairs and Research, Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science

How to Find a Successful Collaboration (Basic and Clinical)
Dr. Jackson Wright, Professor of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University

How to Develop a Research Idea and Establish a Research Program (Basic and Clinical)
Dr. Carlos Isales, Professor of Medicine, Medical College of Georgia

 
  11:15 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.   Break—Switch Sessions
 
  11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Session II (Repeat of Session I)
 
12:15 p.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Wrap-up, Next Steps, Adjournment
Dr. Sylvia Rosas, Assistant Professor, University of Pennsylvania
Dr. Lawrence Agodoa, Director, OMHRC, NIDDK

 


 
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