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AgendA (as of June 6, 2006)

DAY 1 : June 21, 2006 (7:45 am - 7:30 pm)

7:45 AM - 8:30 AM
Registration / Continental Breakfast

8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
Plenary 1: Views of the Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research (OBSSR)
– Past, Present and Future
Chair: David Abrams, PhD

This session describes the role of OBSSR within the context of NIH, the reasons for its need, what has been accomplished, and what it hopes to achieve in the future.

David Abrams, PhD (OBSSR Director)

Overall NIH Picture

Elias Zerhouni, MD (Director, NIH)

History and Beginnings of OBSSR

Norman Anderson, PhD (CEO, APA; Founding OBSSR Director)

OBSSR's Role at NIH

Raynard Kington, MD, PhD (Deputy Director, NIH; Former OBSSR Director)

Vision for the Future and Overview/Introduction of the Day's Events and Presenters

David Abrams, PhD (Director, OBSSR)

9:30 AM - 11:10 AM
Plenary 2: Setting the Stage - Role of Behavioral and Social Factors in the Health Burden

Chair: David Abrams, PhD

Research Programs on Gene-Behavior-Environment Interaction: Some Clues about Minefields and How to Avoid Them

Troy Duster, PhD (New York University)

Steps toward a Science of Well-Being

Daniel Kahneman, PhD (Princeton University, Nobel Laureate-2002)

11:10 AM - 11:30 AM

11:30 AM - 12:15 PM
Plenary 2: Setting the Stage, cont'd

Overarching Trends In Behavioral and Social Sciences and the Increasing Role Of Behavioral and Social Sciences Factors in Reducing Global Disease Burden
Christopher Murray, PhD (Harvard University)

12:15 PM - 1:30 PM

1:30 PM - 3:15 PM
Plenary 3: How Behavioral and Social Factors Contribute to Health
and Well-Being

Chair: Colleen McBride, PhD

Broken Ties: Social Isolation Affects Mechanisms of Aging and Cancer
Martha McClintock, PhD (University of Chicago)

How Gene X Environment Interactions can Shape Individual Differences in Primate Biobehavioral Development

Stephen Suomi, PhD (National Institutes of Health)

Ethnic and Racial Differences in Physical and Mental Health Disorders Over the Life-Course

James Jackson, PhD (University of Michigan)

3:15 PM - 3:45 PM

3:45 PM - 5:30 PM
Breakout Session 1: Intervening at Different Levels

These sessions highlight research on behavioral and social interventions that target the individual, small group, community/institutional, and societal/policy levels, to illustrate different ways of reducing the disease burden.

(Room E1 & E2)

Peter Kaufmann, PhD
::  Facilitating Self-Determination and Abstinence
    from Tobacco

    Geoffrey Williams, MD, PhD
    (University of Rochester)

::  The Individual and Physical Activity
    Promotion: Harnessing Information     Technologies and the Environment

    Abby King, PhD
    (Stanford University)

::  New Developments in Treatment of
    Adolescent Depression

    John S. March, MD, MPH
    (Duke University)
Small Group
(Room A)

Mary Kerr, PhD
::  Preventing Adolescent Conduct Problems:
    The Fast Multi-site Randomized Controlled

    Karen Bierman, PhD
    (Pennsylvania State University)

::  Primary Care Interventions: Opportunities
    and Challenges

    Michael Goldstein, MD
    (Institute for Health Care Communication)

::  Interventions in Foster Care: A Convergence
    of Needs and Opportunities

    Patricia Chamberlain, PhD
    (Oregon Social Learning Center)
Institutions / Community
(Balcony B & C)

Robert Croyle, PhD
::  Effective Community-Based Interventions
    for Adolescent Substance Abuse:
    Multisystemic Therapy (MST) as an example

    Scott Henggeler, PhD
    (Medical University of South Carolina)

::  Review of NIH-Funded Church-Based Health
    Promotion Program

    Ken Resnicow, PhD
    (University of Michigan)

The Prevention of Childhood and Adolescent
    Obesity through School-Based Intervention

    Steven Gortmaker, PhD
    (Harvard University)
Societal / Policy
(Main Auditorium)

Christine Bachrach, PhD
::  Effectiveness of Public Policies to Reduce
    Alcohol Problems: Science at the National
    and International Level

    Harold Holder, PhD
    (Prevention Research Center)

Poverty Alleviation and Child Development:
    A Randomized Experiment

    Lia Fernald, PhD, MBA
    (University of California, Berkeley)

International Tobacco Policy and Health
    Francis Stillman, EdD
    (Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health)

5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Reception and Poster Session (Natcher Atrium)

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DAY 2 : June 22, 2006 (7:45 AM - 3:30 PM)

7:45 AM - 8:30 AM
Registration / Continental Breakfast

8:30 AM - 10:15 AM
Breakout Session 2: Translation – From Basic Science to Application

Reinforcement / Drug Addiction
(Room E1 & E2)

Minda Lynch, PhD
::  Alternative Reinforcement in Animal
    Models of Drug Abuse

    Marilyn Carroll, PhD
    (University of Minnesota)

::  Voucher-Based Reinforcement Therapy
    for Substance Use Disorders

    Stephen Higgins, PhD
    (University of Vermont)

::  Affective Neuroscientific Studies of
    Human Reward Processing and Their
    Relevance to Addiction

    Brian Knutson, PhD
    (Stanford University)
Child Abuse and Neglect
(Balcony B)

Cheryl Boyce, PhD
::  Michael De Bellis, PhD
    (Duke University)

::  The Impact of Sexual Abuse on Female
    Development: Lessons from Longitudinal

    Penelope Trickett, PhD
    (University of Southern California)

::  Improving the Health and Development
    of Vulnerable Children and Families with
    Prenatal and Infancy Home Visiting

    David Olds, PhD
    (University of Colorado)
(Balcony C)

Margaret Chesney, PhD
::  Gina Wingood, ScD, MPH
    (Emory University)

::  International Perspectives on Adherence
    and Resistance to HIV Antiretroviral

    David Bangsberg, MD, MPH
    (University of California, San Francisco)

::  Effective Strategies to Reduce HIV/STD
    Risk Behavior

    John Jemmott, PhD
    (University of Pennsylvania)
Stress and Management of Chronic Disease
(Main Auditorium)

Lisbeth Nielsen
::  Cellular Aging: A missing Link between
    Chronic Stress and Cardiovascular Aging

    Elissa Epel, PhD
    (University of California, San Francisco)

::  Biobehavioral Influences on Tumor
    Growth and Immunity in Ovarian Cancer

    Susan Lutgendorf, PhD
    (University of Iowa)

::  Common-Sense and Chronic Illness

    Howard Leventhal, PhD
    (Rutgers University)

10:15 AM - 10:45 AM

10:45 AM - 12:30 PM
Plenary 4: Moving Upstream – Population Health
Chair by: Sanford Garfield, PhD

Behavioral Approaches to Obesity: Using Evidence from Randomized Trials to Develop Effective Interventions
Rena Wing, PhD (Brown University; Miriam Hospital)

RE-AIMing Our Research: Larger Scale Implementation and Dissemination of Interventions
Russell Glasgow, PhD (Kaiser Permanente Colorado)

In the Eye of the Storm: Clinical Trials Versus Observational Studies
Lisa Berkman, PhD (Harvard School of Public Health)

12:30 PM - 1:45 PM

1:45 PM - 3:30 PM
Plenary 5: OBSSR Strategic Prospectus

David Abrams, PhD, Presentation
Allan Best, PhD, Facilitator

3:30 PM

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