Tuesday, June 12, 2012
NIH News Media Branch, NIH OCPL
Advisory Committee to the NIH Director: Working group reports on the biomedical workforce, diversity in the biomedical research workforce, and data and informatics
|What:||Three working groups of the Advisory Committee to the National Institutes of Health Director (ACD) will be presenting their final draft recommendations to the ACD. The co-chairs of these three working groups will be available to discuss the recommendations with the media immediately following their presentations to the ACD.|
|Who:||ACD Biomedical Workforce Working Group Co-Chairs:
ACD Diversity in the Biomedical Research Workforce Working Group Co-Chairs:
ACD Data and Informatics Working Group Co-Chairs:
|When:||Thursday, June 14:
2:30-3 p.m.: Drs. Rockey and Tilghman for the Biomedical Workforce Working Group Report following their presentation to the ACD from 1-2:30 p.m.
4:15-4:45 p.m.: Drs. Tabak, Ruffin, and Tuckson for the Diversity in the Biomedical Research Workforce Working Group Report following their presentation to the ACD from 2:45-4:15 p.m.
Friday, June 15:
|Where:||NIH Main Campus
Building 31, Room 6C6 (6th Floor, C Wing, Room 6)
9000 Rockville Pike
Bethesda, MD 20892
|How:||For media planning to attend onsite, an adjacent room (Building 31, Room 6C9) will be available for interviews immediately following the working group presentations for the time frames noted. For media watching via webcast, please let us know if you have an interest in an interview as soon as possible so that one can be lined up during the scheduled time period via telephone.|
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Note: On June 13th the ACD Meeting changed room numbers from building 31, Room 6C10 (6th Floor, C Wing, Room 10), to Building 31, Room 6C6 (6th Floor, C Wing, Room 6).