OPEN SESSION
1:30 p.m.WELCOME AND INTRODUCTIONS
Gerald Thomson, M.D.
OVERVIEW AND SPONSOR’S CHARGE TO THE COMMITTEE
The Strategic Plan of the National Institutes of Health— Conceptual Framework, Goals, and Objectives
Elias A. Zerhouni, M.D.
Director, National Institutes of Health
John Ruffin, Ph.D.
Director, National Center for Minority Health and Health Disparities, NIH
2:30 p.m.DISCUSSION OF STUDY CHARGE WITH SPONSOR
John Ruffin, Ph.D.
4:00 p.m.ADJOURN

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Cover of Examining the Health Disparities Research Plan of the National Institutes of Health
Examining the Health Disparities Research Plan of the National Institutes of Health: Unfinished Business.
Institute of Medicine (US) Committee on the Review and Assessment of the NIH’s Strategic Research Plan and Budget to Reduce and Ultimately Eliminate Health Disparities; Thomson GE, Mitchell F, Williams MB, editors.
Washington (DC): National Academies Press (US); 2006.
Copyright © 2006, National Academy of Sciences.

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