Time Presentation
8:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.

Registration and Continental Breakfast*

9:00 a.m. – 9:15 a.m. 

Carlos del Rio, M.D., Professor and Chair, Hubert Department of Global Health,
Rollins Shool of Public Health; Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of
Infectious Diseases, School of Medicine; Investigator, Emory Center for AIDS
Research, Emory University

9:15 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.  Introductions at Tables
9:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

National Institutes of Health (NIH), Sexual & Gender Minority Research Activities
Karen Parker, Ph.D., M.S.W., Sexual & Gender Minority Research Office, NIH

10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

NIH Grantspersonship Overview/NIH Tools and Resources
Susannah Allison, Ph.D., National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), NIH

11:00 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.


11:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

NIH Institute/Center/Office Priorities
Shauna Clark, Ph.D., Office of Intramural Training and Education, NIH
Melissa Gerald, Ph.D., National Institute on Aging, NIH
Sonia Lee, Ph.D., Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, NIH
Tamara Lewis-Johnson, M.P.H., M.B.A., NIMH, NIH
Brad Newsome, Ph.D., National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, NIH

12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Lunch (on your own)
1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Establishing a Career in SGM Health Research       
Kristin Wall, Ph.D., Emory University (Moderator)
William Hall, Ph.D., M.S.W., The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (R21)
Robin Lewis, Ph.D., Old Dominion University (R15)
Allen Mallory, M.S., The University of Texas at Austin (F31)

2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Sustaining a Career in SGM Health Research
Jodie Guest, Ph.D., M.P.H., Emory University (Moderator)
Kayo Fujimoto, Ph.D., The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (R01)
Tonia Poteat, Ph.D., M.P.H., PA-C, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (R01)
Patrick Sullivan, D.V.M., Ph.D., Emory University (R01)
Kathryn Whetten, Ph.D., M.P.H., Duke University (R01)

3:00 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. Break
3:15 p.m. – 4:45 p.m. Round Table Discussions
4:45 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Wrap Up and Adjournment
Jodie Guest, Ph.D., M.P.H., Emory University

5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

National LGBTQ Health Conference Reception and Networking*
The Klamon Room, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University

*Appropriated funds to purchase food is prohibited; refreshments provided with nongovernmental dollars.