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

                                        Moderator:
                                        Manya Magnus, PhD, MPH, DC CFAR                                        

                                        Panelists:
                                        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

                                        Moderator:
                                        Maria Cecilia Zea, PhD, DC CFAR                                      

                                        Panelists:
                                       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