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National Advisory Council Agenda

128th Meeting of the National Advisory Council on Drug Abuse

Neuroscience Center - Conference Rooms C & D
6001 Executive Boulevard, Bethesda, MD.

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February 6, 2018

Closed Session

This meeting is closed to the public in accordance with the provisions set forth in section 552b{c} and 552b{c}(6), Title 5, U.S. Code and section 10(d) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended (5 U.S.C. Appendix 2).

9:00 a.m.

Call to Order
Nora Volkow, M.D. Director, NIDA

Review of Policy and Procedures
Susan Weiss, Ph.D.,
Executive Secretary,
National Advisory Council on Drug Abuse,
Director, Division of Extramural Research, NIDA

9:15 a.m.

Council Review of Grant Applications
Nora Volkow, M.D., Director, NIDA

Division of Neuroscience and Behavior (DNB)
Rita Valentino, Ph.D., Director

Division of Epidemiology, Services, and Prevention Research (DESPR)
Carlos Blanco, M.D., Ph.D., Director

Division of Therapeutics and Medical Consequences (DTMC)
Ivan Montoya, M.P.H., M.D., Acting Director

10:15 a.m. Break

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Open Session

10:30 a.m. Welcome and Opening Remarks
Nora Volkow, M.D. Director, NIDA
10:40 a.m. Director's Report
Nora Volkow, M.D. Director, NIDA
11:30 a.m. Council Discussion​
Council Members
12:00 p.m. Lunch Break
1:15 p.m. The VA’s Future Research Agenda​
Rachel Ramoni, D.M.D., Sc.D.
Chief Research and Development Officer
Grant Huang, M.P.H., Ph.D.
Acting Director for the Cooperative Studies Program,
Office of Research and Development,
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
1:55 p.m. Enhancing Partnerships between NIDA and NICHD
Diana Bianchi, M.D.
Director, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health andHuman Development, NIH
2:35 p.m. Break
2:45 p.m. Cannabis Policy Workgroup Recommendations​
John Carnevale, Ph.D.
President and CEO, Carnevale Associates, LLC and
Current NACDA Council Member
3:15 p.m. ODS Strategic Planning
David Murray, Ph.D.
Director, Office of Disease Prevention, NIH
3:45 p.m. Concept Clearances​
NIDA Staff
4:15 p.m. Public Comments
4:30 p.m. Adjourn

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