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


112th 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 (Hybrid)

Tuesday, August 29, 2023 - 9:30AM ET – OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

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

Open Session - 9:30 AM

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


Consideration of Minutes

Confirm Future Council Meeting Dates:

  • January 30, 2024 (Virtual Meeting)
  • May 29, 2024 (In Person)
  • August 27, 2024 (Hybrid Meeting)

Dr. Darren Sledjeski

III. NIAMS' Director's Report and Discussion Dr. Lindsey A. Criswell
IV. Looking to the Future of Environmental Health Sciences Richard Woychik, Ph.D., Director of the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences and the National Toxicology Program

Break - 11:45 AM – 12:00 PM


Advancing the Health of Women - Update on ORWH NIAMS Collaborations

Janine Clayton, M.D., FARVO, Director, NIH Office of Research on Women’s Health

VI. Clinical Trial Working Group Update
Open Discussion
Dr. Stuart Goodman and Dr. Joan Bathon
VII. Concept Clearance Dr. Gayle Lester

Adjournment of Open Session - 1:15

Lunch - 1:15 – 2:00

Closed Session - 2:00 PM This session of the meeting was closed to the public, as it concerned matters exempt from mandatory disclosures under Sections 552b(c)(4) and 552b(c)(6), Title 5, U.S.C. and Section 10(d) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act as amended (5 U.S.C. Appendix 2).


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


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