U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
National Institutes of Health


111th Meeting
National Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases
Advisory Council

Lindsey A. Criswell, M.D., M.P.H., D.Sc., Chair

National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD
Building 31, 6th Floor, C Wing, Room A

Tuesday, June 6, 2023 – 9:30 AM ET – OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

Open Session to be videocast live at NIH VideoCast - NIAMS Advisory Council - June 2023

Open Session - 9:30 AM

I. Call to Order, Introductions Dr. Lindsey A. Criswell


Consideration of Minutes

Confirm Future Council Meeting Dates:

  • August 29, 2023 (Hybrid Meeting)
  • January 30, 2024 (Virtual Meeting)
  • May 29, 2024 (In-person Meeting)

Dr. Darren Sledjeski

III. NIAMS' Director's Report and Discussion Dr. Lindsey A. Criswell
IV. Update on NIAMS Strategic Plan Dr. Stephanie Burrows


CSR's Initiatives to Strengthen Peer Review

Dr. Noni Byrnes, Director of the Center for Scientific Review (CSR)

Break - 11:45 AM – 12:00 PM

Working Group Updates - 12:00 PM 

VI. Data Science Dr. Susana Serrate-Sztein

Concept Clearances - 12:15

  • Accelerating Interoperable Data Ecosystem (AIDE)
  • The Exposome in Autoimmune Diseases Collaborating Teams (EXACT)
  • Research Innovations for Scientific Knowledge (RISK) (Re-Issue)

Dr. Gayle Lester

Open Discussion - 12:45

Adjournment of Open Session - 1:00

Lunch - 1:00 – 2:00

Closed Session - 2:00 PM


Call to Order - Introductory Remarks

Dr. Lindsey Criswell


Special Actions

Other Applications Discussion

En Bloc Vote

Dr. Darren Sledjeski


Please submit any public comments by email to: NIAMSCouncilMail@niams.nih.gov


Last Updated: May 2023