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NIDCD Workshop on Exploring International Collaborative Research in Deafness & Other Communication Disorders

September 23, 2008
Bethesda, MD, USA

AGENDA
8:15 am - 8:45 am Coffee & light refreshments
8:45 am - 8:50 am

Welcome by Judith Cooper, Ph.D.
Deputy Director, NIDCD, NIH

8:50 am - 9:00 am

Introduction & Workshop Overview
Lana Shekim, Ph.D.
Voice & Speech Program, NIDCD, NIH

9:00 am - 9:30 am

Directions in Global Health
Michael Johnson, M.D.
Deputy Director, Fogarty International Center, NIH

9:30 am - 10:00 am

WHO Perspective
Serge Resnikoff, M.D.
Director, Division of Prevention of Blindness & Deafness, World Health Organization

10:00 am - 10:15 am Discussion
10:15 am - 10:30 am BREAK
10:30 am - 11:00 am

International Intramural Research Collaboration
Thomas Friedman, Ph.D.
NIDCD, NIH

11:00 am - 11:30 am

NCI’s Program in International Health
Joe Harford, Ph.D.
Director, Office of International Affairs, National Cancer Institute, NIH

11:30 am - noon Discussion
Noon - 1:00 pm LUNCH (on your own)
1:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Bioethics in an International Context
Reidar K. Lie, M.D., Ph.D., Clinical Center, NIH

1:30 pm - 2:00 pm

Sample of International Programs at some NIH Institutes and Centers
Panel: National Eye Institute, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institute of Mental Health, & National Institute of Neurological Disease and Stroke

2:00 pm - 2:15 pm

Reflections from Karl Western, M.D.
Office of Global Affairs, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, NIH

2:15 pm - 2:30 pm BREAK
2:30 - 3:30 pm Research opportunities & recommendations
4:00 pm Wrap up/Adjourn

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