OBSSR Past Events
The OBSSR hosts virtual and in-person meetings that highlight behavioral and social sciences research (BSSR). In coordination with the NIH Institutes, Centers, and Offices, other government agencies, and the wider BSSR community, OBSSR facilitates opportunities to network, collaborate, explore, and advance BSSR.
OBSSR hosts a Director’s Webinar Series on a variety of BSSR topics to help communicate BSSR findings and other relevant BSSR information. OBSSR’s annual in-person meetings include the NIH Matilda White Riley Behavioral and Social Sciences Honors and the NIH Behavioral and Social Sciences Research Festival. Subscribe to receive updates on the latest OBSSR and BSSR-related event information.
OBSSR hosted a director’s webinar on Tuesday, July 19 at 2:00 p.m. ET, featuring Irene Dankwa-Mullan M.D., M.P.H., Chief Health Equity Officer/Deputy Chief Health Officer at IBM Watson Health. In her role, Dr. Dankwa-Mullan is responsible for the global strategy for driving and building a portfolio of studies to prove the clinical evidence for Watson Health cognitive solutions. She is a physician, researcher and public health leader with nearly two decades of experience in clinical research, public health, disparities and population health.