Early Stage Investigator Mentoring Workshop

Friday, November 3, 2017
8:00 am – 3:30 pm
Dupont Circle Hotel, 1500 New Hampshire Ave., NW  
Glover Park Ballroom

The Early Stage Investigator Mentoring Workshop was a full day of professional development for early career HIV investigators nominated by their respective CFARs. The program featured five interactive sessions and lunch with program officers from the NIH Co-funding and participating Institutes and Centers.

Meeting Agenda

8:00-8:30 am               Registration and Breakfast

8:30-8:45 am               Welcome, Introduction & Goals
                                       Sylvia Silver, DA, DC CFAR                       

8:45-9:30 am               Session #1: NIH Priorities Overview
                                       Jodi Black, PhD, NIH

9:30-11:00 am             Session #2: How to Navigate the NIH Application and Review Process
                                        Cheryl A. Kitt, PhD, NIH     

11:00-11:15 am           Coffee Break

11:15-12:00 pm           Session #3: Publishing in High-Impact Journals
                                        Michael S. Saag, MD, UAB CFAR

12:00-1:15 pm             Lunch & Meet the NIH Program Officers

1:15-2:15 pm               Session #4: The Juggling Act: Balancing Work and Life as a Researcher

                                        Manya Magnus, PhD, MPH, DC CFAR                                        

                                        Irene Kuo, PhD, MPH, DC CFAR
                                        Mark Burke, PhD, DC CFAR
                                        Nina Yamanis, PhD, DC CFAR

2:15-3:15 pm               Session #5: Partnering with the Community: Tips & Perspectives from Both Sides

                                        Maria Cecilia Zea, PhD, DC CFAR                                      

                                       Jennifer Huang Bouey, MBBS, PhD, MPH, DC CFAR
                                       Shawnika Hull, PhD, DC CFAR
                                       Marcia Ellis, DC CFAR
                                       Martha Cameron, The Women’s Collective

3:15-3:30 pm              Closing Remarks and Adjourn

       Sylvia Silver, DA, DC CFAR