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NACA Meeting: May 19-21, 2014

National Advisory Council on Aging Meeting Agenda -- May 2014

One Hundred-Twenty Second Meeting
Tuesday and Wednesday, May 20-21, 2014
Building 45, P2 Level, Conference Room E1/E2
Day-of-the-Meeting Contact Phone: 301-594-7008



3:00 to 5:00 p.m. – This portion of the meeting is closed to the Public

This portion of the meeting is closed to the public in accordance with the provisions set forth in section 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).

Review of Applications: Dr. Robin Barr


8:00 a.m. to adjournment - This portion of the meeting is open to the Public
This meeting will be videocast 8:00 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.: http://videocast.nih.gov

8:00 to 8:30 a.m.

  1. Call to Order
    Dr. Richard Hodes
    1. Director’s Status Report
    2. Future Meeting Dates:

      September 16-17, 2014 (Tues-Wed), Natcher Bldg.
      January 27-28, 2015 (Tues – Wed), Natcher Bldg.
      May 12-13, 2015 (Tues – Wed), Natcher Bldg.

    3. Consideration of Minutes of Last Meeting

8:30 to 8:45 a.m.

  1. Report: Task Force on Minority Aging Research
    Dr. Eliseo Perez-Stable

8:45 to 9:30 a.m.

  1. Report: Working Group on Program
    Dr. Richard Morimoto

    Meetings/Initiative Developments

    1. RFA/RFP Concept Clearance

9:30 to 10:15 a.m.

  1. Council Speaker
    Strategies for Expanding Scientific Workforce Diversity: A Focus on Faculty” — Dr. Hannah Valantine, Chief Officer for Scientific Workforce Diversity, OD/National Institutes of Health

10:15 to 10:30 a.m.


10:30 to 11:30 a.m.

  1. Program Highlights

10:30 to 11:00 a.m.

  1. Program Highlights (DAB):
    Dr. Felipe Sierra
    Measuring Molecular Aging” — Norman E. Sharpless, MD; Director, UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center; Wellcome Distinguished Professor Cancer Research

11:00 to 11:30 a.m.

  1. Program Highlights (DN):
    Dr. Neil Buckholtz
    Genetic Analyses of Alzheimer’s Disease in Hispanics and African Americans” Dr. Richard Mayeux; Gertrude H. Sergievsky Professor of Neurology, Psychiatry and Epidemiology; Chair, Department of Neurology; Columbia University

11:30 to 12:45 p.m.

  1. Working Lunch

11:30 to 12:00 p.m.

  1. Working Lunch: Program Highlights (DGCG):
    Dr. Evan Hadley
    MsFLASH Trial 03 Results: Low-Dose Estradiol and the Serotonin-Norepinephrine Reuptake Inhibitor Venlafaxine for Vasomotor Sypmtoms” — Dr. Hadine Joffe, Harvard Medical School and Dana Farber Cancer Institute

12:00 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.


12:15 to 12:45 p.m.

  1. Working Lunch: Program Highlights (DBSR):
    Dr. Richard Suzman
    "Evidence and Implications for Conscientiousness as a Marker of Health and Longevity” — Dr. Brent W. Robert;s Department of Psychology; University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

12:45 p.m.