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NACA meeting: May 19-20, 2009

National Advisory Council on Aging Meeting Agenda -- May 2009

One Hundred-Seventh Meeting Meeting
Tuesday and Wednesday, May 19-20, 2009
Building 31, C Wing, Conference Room 6
Day-of-the-Meeting Contact Phone: 301-402-8578


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 to 8:45 a.m. - This portion of the meeting is open to the public

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

      Sept 22-23, 2009 (Tue-Wed)
      Jan 26-27, 2010 (Tue-Wed)
      May 25-26, 2010 (Tue-Wed)
      Sept 21-22, 2010 (Tue-Wed)

    3. Consideration of Minutes of Last Meeting

8:45 to 9:00 a.m.

  1. Report: Task Force on Minority Aging Research
    Dr. Peggye Dilworth-Anderson

9:00 to 9:15 a.m.

  1. Report: Working Group on Program
    Dr. John Morris
    1. Action: Advisory Meetings
    2. Action: RFA Concept Clearances

9:15 to 9:30 a.m.

  1. Initial Report: Division of Aging Biology Review - Dr. Michal Jazwinski

9:30 to 9:45 a.m.


9:45– 11:45 a.m.

  1. Symposium: Comparative Effectiveness Research
    Dr. Carolyn Clancy, Agency for Health Care Research and Quality
    Dr. Elliott Fisher, Dartmouth Medical School
    Dr. Joel Kupersmith, Department of Veterans Affairs
    Dr. Mary Tinetti, Yale University School of Medicine
    Panel Discussion

11:45 to 12:00 noon


12:00 to 1:30 p.m.

  1. Program Highlights: Program Division Directors, NIA and invited presenters
    (12:00-12:30) “What Comes After the Free Radical Theory?”
    Dr. Arlan G. Richardson
    University of Texas Health Sciences Center

    (12:30-1:00) “Bridging Neurcognitive Aging in Rodents to Man Using fMRI in Amnestic MCI”
    Dr. Michela Gallagher
    Johns Hopkins University

(Approximately) 1:30 p.m.

  1. Adjournment