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Tuesday, December 14, 2021

Time Activity
10:00 AM – 10:45 AM

Continue the Conversation: Orientation to the Science of Dissemination and Implementation

11:00 AM – 12:15 PM

Plenary: Health Equity in D&I Science: Lessons Learned and Opportunities for Advancement

Welcome and Conference Overview

David Chambers

David Chambers, D.Phil.

Deputy Director for Implementation Science - National Cancer Institute

Dr. David Chambers is Deputy Director for Implementation Science Team in the Office of the Director in the Div... Read Bio

Keynote Presentation

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Presenter

Marcella Nunez Smith, M.D., M.H.S.

Director of the Equity Research and Innovation Center - Yale School of Medicine

Dr. Marcella Nunez-Smith is Associate Dean for Health Equity Research; C.N.H Long Professor of Medicine, Publi... Read Bio


Panel Discussion

Moderator:

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Committee Member, Member

April Joy Damian, Ph.D., M.Sc.

Vice President and Director - Weitzman Institute

Dr. April Joy Damian is an epidemiologist, health services researcher, and classically trained public health p... Read Bio

Presenters:

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Nakela Cook, M.D., M.P.H.

Executive Director - Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI)

Nakela L. Cook, Md, MPH, is Executive Director at the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI). Read Bio

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Presenter

Anna María Nápoles, Ph.D., M.P.H.

Scientific Director - National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities

Dr. Anna María Nápoles is the Scientific Director of NIMHD’s Division of Intramural Research (DIR) Read Bio

12:30 – 1:45 PM Breakout Sessions
1:45 – 2:00 PM Break
2:00 – 3:00 PM Workshops
3:00 – 3:15 PM Break
3:15 – 4:30 PM Breakout Sessions
4:30 – 5:30 PM Virtual Poster Hall; Exhibits/Sponsors; Networking Opportunities; D&iTunes

Wednesday, December 15, 2021

Time Activity
10:00 AM – 10:45 AM

Virtual Poster Hall; Exhibits/Sponsors; Networking Opportunities

11:00 AM – 12:15 PM

Plenary: Multisectoral Approaches to D&I Science: Building Trust and Engagement

Moderator:

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Committee Member

George A. Mensah, M.D., FACC

Division Director - National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)

George A. Mensah, M.D., FACC, is a senior advisor in the Immediate Office of the Director at the National Hear... Read Bio

Presenters:

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Presenter

Nia Abdullah, Ed.D.

Executive Director - MAPSCorps

Dr. Nia Abdullah has more than 16 years of experience in education as a high school principal, curriculum and ... Read Bio

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Presenter

Stacy Lindau, M.D.

Professor - University of Chicago

Dr. Lindau is the Catherine Lindsay Dobson Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Professor of Medicine-Ge... Read Bio

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Presenter

Kathleen Noonan

Chief Executive Officer - Camden Coalition of Healthcare Providers

Kathleen Noonan is the Chief Executive Officer of the Camden Coalition of Healthcare Providers. Read Bio

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Presenter

Monica Peek, M.D.

Professor of Medicine - University of Chicago

Dr. Monica Peek is a Professor of Medicine at the University of Chicago, where she works as a clinician, ethic... Read Bio

12:15 – 12:30 PM Break
12:30 – 1:45 PM Breakout Sessions
1:45 – 2:00 PM Break
2:00 – 3:00 PM Discussion Forums
3:00 – 3:15 PM Break
3:15 – 4:30 PM Breakout Sessions
4:30 – 5:30 PM Virtual Poster Hall; Exhibits/Sponsors; Networking Opportunities

Thursday, December 16, 2021

Time Activity
10:00 AM – 10:45 AM Virtual Poster Hall; Exhibits/Sponsors; Networking Opportunities
11:00 AM – 12:15 PM

Plenary: Multisectoral Approaches to D&I Science: A Case Study in Suicide Prevention

Moderator:

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Presenter

Erin P. Finley, Ph.D., M.P.H.

Associate Professor - UT Health San Antonio

Erin P. Finley, Ph.D., M.P.H. is an Associate Professor in the Departments of Medicine and Psychiatry and Beha... Read Bio

Discussant:

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Sean Joe, M.S.W., Ph.D.

Benjamin E. Youngdahl Professor of Social Development - Washington University in St. Louis

Dr. Joe is a nationally recognized scholar on suicidal behavior among Black Americans, particularly regarding ... Read Bio

Presenters:

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Presenter

Mia Garcia

Texas Veterans Network Director - Combined Arms

Mia Garcia currently serves Combined Arms as the Texas Veterans Network Director. Read Bio

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Presenter

Bob Gear

Director - Texas Workforce Commission’s Texas Veterans Leadership Program

Bob Gear is the Director of the Texas Workforce Commission’s Texas Veterans Leadership Program. Read Bio

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Presenter

Joseph Geraci, Ph.D.

Co-Director - Transitioning Servicemember/Veteran And Suicide Prevention Center (TASC)

Dr. Geraci retired from the U.S. Army as an Infantry Lieutenant Colonel after serving for 20 years and deployi... Read Bio

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Presenter

Jennifer Perez, LICSW

National Director - VA Post-9/11 Transition and Case Management

Jennifer Perez, LICSW has served as the National Director, Post-9/11 Transition and Case Management (TCM), for... Read Bio

 

12:15 – 12:30 PM Break
12:30 – 1:45 PM Breakout Sessions
1:45 – 2:00 PM Break
2:00 – 3:15 PM Breakout Sessions
3:15 – 3:30 PM Break
3:30 – 4:45 PM

Plenary: Building D&I Science into a Complex World: Perspectives on Emergency Response, Public Health, and National Policy

Keynote Presentation

Presenter:

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Herminia Palacio, M.D., M.P.H.

President and CEO - Guttmacher Institute

Dr. Herminia Palacio is the President and CEO of the Guttmacher Institute. She leads the organization in fulfi... Read Bio

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