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DAY 1: AUGUST 21, 2006
8:00–8:30 Registration/Continental Breakfast
8:30–9:00

Welcome and Introductions
Patricia L. Mabry, PhD
Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research

Overview of the NIH Roadmap
Patricia A. Grady, PhD, RN, FAAN
National Institute of Nursing Research

Summit Objectives
Patricia L. Mabry, PhD
Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research

9:00–11:30

Session #1 Methodological Considerations in Interdisciplinary Health Behavior/Social Science Research

Prevention and Treatment
Linda Collins, PhD
Pennsylvania State University

Genetics
Michael C. Neale, PhD
Virginia Commonwealth University

Syndemics and Simulation Studies
Bobby Milstein, MPH
Syndemics Prevention Network, Centers for Disease Prevention and Control

10 min Break

Neighborhoods and Health
Barbara Entwisle, PhD
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Participatory Survey Research: Integrating Community Collaboration and Quantitative Methods for the Study of HIV Risks among Hispanic Migrants
Emilio Parrado, PhD
Duke University

Discussant
Robert T. Croyle, PhD
Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute

Discussion

11:30–12:30 Lunch
12:30–1:30

Session #2 Measurement Considerations in Interdisciplinary Health Behavior/Social Science Research

Measurement of Emotion and Affect in Adulthood
Laura Carstensen, PhD
Stanford University

Assessment of Minorities in the Area of Cognition and Aging
Keith Whitfield, PhD
Duke University

Discussion

1:30–2:50

Session #3 Methodology and Technology for Social Networks and Information Visualization

Social Network Technology to Evaluate and Facilitate Collaboration
Daniel Olguin, MS, PHD Candidate
Human Dynamics Group, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Michael Sung, PhD
Voxys Healthcare Systems

From Disasters to WoW: Enabling Knowledge Networks with Cyberinfrastructure
Noshir Contractor, PhD
University of Illinois Urbana Champaign

Information Visualization Tools
Ketan Mane, MS, PhD Candidate
Indiana University

Discussion

2:50–3:00 Break
3:00–4:40

Session #4 Technological Considerations in Interdisciplinary Health Behavior/Social Science Research

Ecological Momentary Assessment
Arthur A. Stone, PhD
Stony Brook University

Wearable Technology
John Webster, PhD
University of Wisconsin, Madison

Agent-based Modeling: Sugarscape/ascape and Beyond…Way Beyond!
Robert Axtell, PhD
The Brookings Institution

PEARL – Mobile Robotic Assistant for the Elderly
Judith T. Matthews, PhD, MPH, RN
University of Pittsburgh

Discussion

4:40–5:45 Technology Demonstrations
5:45 Adjourn (Dinner on your own)
DAY 2: AUGUST 22, 2006
8:00–8:30 Continental Breakfast
8:30–9:00 Summarize Day 1 and Set Agenda for Day 2 of Summit
Patricia L. Mabry, PhD
Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research
 
9:00–10:40

Session #5 Interdisciplinary Collaboration
Grantees of RFA RM-04-014: Meeting and Networks for Methodological
Development in Interdisciplinary Research

Novel Pain Assessment and Intervention Network – NoPAIN
Chih-Hung Chang, PhD
Northwestern University

Lifespan Data Management: Enhancing Interdisciplinary Research
Calvin Hobel, MD
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

Validation of a Diary Measure of Children’s Activity Intensity
Sandra L. Hofferth, PhD
University of Maryland, College Park

Population, Land Use & Health in Frontier Regions
Barbara Entwisle, PhD
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Discussion

10:40–10:50 Break
10:50–12:10

Session #6 Methods Development Presentations
Grantees of RFA RM-04-013: Supplements for Methodological Innovations in the Behavioral and Social Sciences

The Use of Technology in Studying Patterns of Self-Monitoring Among Participants in a Weight Loss Study
Lora Burke, PhD, MPH, RN
University of Pittsburgh

Person Specific Cross-lagged Panel Models to Examine Reciprocal Effects Over Time and Among Family Members
Daniel Feaster, PhD
Florida International University

Neighborhoods and Cardiovascular Risk
Mahasin Mujahid, MS, PhD Candidate
University of Michigan

Discussion

12:10–2:15 Working Lunch
Break out groups:
Groups 1 & 2: White Flint Amphitheater
Groups 3 & 4: Brookside Room A
Groups 5 & 6: Brookside Room B
2:15–3:15 Groups report back to larger group; large group discussion
3:15–3:30 Summarize and wrap up
Patricia L. Mabry, PhD
Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research
3:30 Adjourn
 
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