Friday, June 11, 2021

One Hundred Fifty-Eighth Meeting

ZOOM Webinar

The Open Session of this event will be videocast to the public:  https://videocast.nih.gov/watch=41985


Open Session, 9:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

Welcome and Introductory Remarks Kathleen Anderson, PhD    
NEI Director’s Report Michael Chiang, MD

Promoting Diversity in Vision Research

Diversity in Ophthalmology and Vision Research
Benefits of Diversity in the Workforce
NEI Workforce Diversity Efforts
NEI Extramural Programs to Promote Diversity


Paul Lee, PhD, JD
Scott E. Page, MA, PhD
Brian Trent, MA
Michael Steinmetz, PhD

Council Members

Break, 11:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Open Session continued, 12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

NEI Mission Statement and Strategic Plan


Michael Chiang, MD
Shefa Gordon, PhD

Council Members

Concept Clearances


Lunch, 1:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Closed Session, 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.  

Confidentiality and Conflict of Interest Kathleen Anderson, PhD
Review of Grant and Cooperative Agreements  Michael Steinmetz, PhD
Board of Scientific Counselors Report David Schneeweis, PhD

Adjourn, 4:00 p.m.

Last updated: April 22, 2021