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10th Anniversary Celebration of the Louis Stokes Health Sciences Library
Leaders Providing Solutions for Health Disparities
November 14th - 16th
Fourth Floor Louis Stokes Health Sciences Library
501 W Street NW
Washington, D.C. 20059


Monday, Nov. 14,

Research Symposium

9:00 a.m. Opening Remarks

LaSalle D. Leffall, Jr., MD, FACS, Interim Senior Vice President for Health Sciences, Shelley Stokes-Hammond, MA, Public Affairs and Gift Officer, Founders Library, Cynthia L. Henderson, MILS, AHIP, Executive Director, Louis Stokes Health Sciences Library

9:30 a.m. Morning Keynote: Milton Corn, MD, Deputy Director for Research and Education, National Library of Medicine Introduction of Speaker: Ms. Cynthia L. Henderson
10:30 a.m. Panel: Translatable Discoveries in Health Disparities Research

Moderator: Dean Mark Johnson

Paul Coates, PhD, Acting Assoc. Director for Disease Prevention and Director, Office of Dietary Supplements, National Institutes of Health

Stephen B. Thomas, PhD, Founding Director of the Center for Health Equity at the University of Maryland, College Park

Herman A. Taylor, MD, MPH, Director and Principal Investigator, Jackson Heart Study
Noon Luncheon Keynote: Garth Graham, MD, MPH, Deputy Assistant Director for Minority Health, Office of Minority Health, DHHS
Introduction of Speaker: Ms. Cynthia L. Henderson
1:30 p.m. Panel: Current Funding Opportunities (I)

Moderator: Dr. Yonette Thomas
National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI)

Helena O. Mishoe, PhD, MD, Director, Office of Research Training and Minority Health
National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR)

Isabel Garcia, DDS, MPH, Deputy Director
National Institute of Diabetes, Digestive and Kidney Disorders (NIDDK)

Lawrence Agodoa, MD, Director, Office of Minority Health Research Coordination
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)

Jean Lud Cadet, MD, Chief, Neuropsychiatry Research Branch, Associate Director for Diversity and Outreach
3:00 p.m. Panel: Current Funding Opportunities (II)

Moderator: Dean Mary Hill
National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)

LeShawndra N. Price, PhD, Deputy Director for Research and Chief, Mental Health Disparities
National Institute on Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)

Walter J. Koroshetz, MD, Deputy Director, Office of the Director
National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR)

Patricia A. Grady, PhD, Director
4:15 p.m. Afternoon Keynote:
Regina Smith James, MD, Director, Division of Special Populations, National Institute on Child Health and Development

Introduction of Speaker: Ms. Cynthia L. Henderson
5:00 p.m. Networking Reception
Tuesday, Nov. 15, Healthcare Workforce and Delivery Symposium
9:00 a.m. Opening Remarks

Associate Senior Vice President for Clinical Affairs & Quality Robin Newton, Dean Mark Johnson, Dean Leo Rouse, Interim Dean Anthony Wutoh, Interim Dean Mary Hill, and Associate Dean Allan Johnson
9:30 a.m. Morning Keynote: David Satcher, MD, PhD, 16th United States Surgeon General, Director, Satcher Health Leadership Institute

Introduction of Speaker: Ms. Cynthia L. Henderson
10:45 a.m. Advancing Health Equity Through Community-Clinical Linkages and Community Transformation: Wayne Giles, MD, MS, Director, Division of Adult and Community Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Introduction of Speaker: Ms. Cynthia L. Henderson
Noon Luncheon Keynote: Keith W. Cogdill, PhD, AHIP, Director, National Institutes of Health Library, National Institutes of Health

Introduction of Speaker: Ms. Cynthia L. Henderson
1:30 p.m. Panel: Practical Applications and Programs that Work

Moderators: Deans Leo Rouse & Anthony Wutoh
Washington, D.C., Department of Health

Mohammed N. Akhter, MD, Director
Indian Health Service

Susan V. Karol, MD, Chief Medical Officer
Division of the National Health Service Corps

Jeanean Willis-Marsh, DPM, Director
3:00 p.m. Afternoon Keynote:

Jan Heinrich, DrPH, RN, Associate Administrator, Bureau of Health Professions, Health Resources and Services Administration

Introduction of Speaker: Ms. Cynthia L. Henderson
4:00 p.m. Wrap Up:

Wayne A. I. Frederick, MD, MBA, FACS, Deputy Senior Vice President for Health Sciences
Wednesday, Nov. 16, Open House and Gala
10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Louis Stokes Health Sciences Library Health Information Fair and Open House, Louis Stokes Health Sciences Library
5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Louis Stokes Health Sciences Library Gala Celebration at the J.W. Marriott Washington, D.C. on Pennsylvania Avenue

Featured Guest: The Honorable Louis Stokes, former United States Representative for the 21st District in Ohio.

Master of Ceremonies: Wayne A. I. Frederick, MD, MBA, FACS, Deputy Senior Vice President for Health Sciences

   
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