Advisory Council 78th Meeting

Speaker: National Advisory Council for Complementary and Integrative Health (NACCIH)

Date: September 10, 2021 - 10:00 a.m. ET to 11:30 a.m. ET

Location: Virtual

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Closed Session

10:00 a.m. This session of the meeting is closed to the public in accordance with the provisions in Sections 552b(c)(4) and 552b(c)(6), Title 5, U.S.C., and Section 10(d) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended (5 U.S.C. Appendix 2).  
11:30 a.m. Break

Open Session

11:40 a.m.

Call to Order and Brief Review of Council Operating Procedures  
Partap Khalsa, D.C., Ph.D.

12:00 p.m.

NCCIH Director’s Welcome and NCCIH Report
Helene Langevin, M.D.

12:40 p.m.

Lunch

1:15 p.m.

Annual NCCIH Intramural Director’s Report
David Shurtleff, Ph.D.

1:35 p.m.

Molecules, Cells, and Circuits for Touch and Pain
Alexander Chesler, Ph.D.

2:00 p.m.

Nutrition Research at the National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Christopher Lynch, Ph.D.
3:00 p.m.

NCCIH Clinical Research Toolbox and Clinical Trials Oversight
Robin Boineau, M.D.

3:40 p.m.

Update on NCCIH–Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Forum on Enhancing Well-Being Measurement             
Emmeline Edwards, Ph.D., and Benjamin Kligler, M.D.

3:55 p.m.

Concept Clearances: 

  1. Fostering Mental, Emotional, and Behavioral Health Among Children in School Settings: Opportunities for Complementary and Integrative Health—Della B. White, Ph.D.
  2. Expansion of NIH–Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)–Department of Defense (DoD) Pain Management Collaboratory Research Activities—Peter Murray, Ph.D.

4:15 p.m.

Reminder of How To Submit Public Comments

4:20 p.m.

Adjourn

Future NACCIH meetings: January 21, 2022; May 13, 2022; September 9, 2022; January 20, 2023; May 12, 2023; September 8, 2023 

Speakers

Robin Boineau, M.D.
Director, Office of Clinical and Regulatory Affairs
National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health, NIH Bethesda, Maryland

Alexander Chesler, Ph.D.
Senior Investigator
Section on Sensory Cells and Circuits, Division of Intramural Research
National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health, NIH Bethesda, Maryland

Emmeline Edwards, Ph.D.
Director, Division of Extramural Research
National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health, NIH Bethesda, Maryland

Partap Khalsa, D.C., Ph.D.
Executive Secretary, NACCIH
Director, Division of Extramural Activities
National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health, NIH Bethesda, Maryland

Benjamin Kligler, M.D.
National Director
Integrative Health Coordinating Center
Office of Patient Centered Care and Cultural Transformation
Veterans Health Administration
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Washington, D.C.

Helene Langevin, M.D.
Director
National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health, NIH Bethesda, Maryland

Christopher Lynch, Ph.D.
Acting Director, Office of Nutrition Research
Division of Program Coordination, Planning, and Strategic Initiatives
Office of the Director, NIH 
Bethesda, Maryland

Peter Murray, Ph.D.
Program Director, Division of Extramural Research
National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health, NIH Bethesda, Maryland

David Shurtleff, Ph.D.
Deputy Director
Acting Director, Division of Intramural Research
National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health, NIH Bethesda, Maryland

Della White, Ph.D.
Program Director, Division of Extramural Research
National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health, NIH Bethesda, Maryland