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


110th 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
Virtual Meeting via Zoom

Tuesday, January 31, 2023 – 10:00 AM – OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

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

Open Session 10:00 AM

I. Call to Order Dr. Lindsey A. Criswell
II. Consideration of Minutes/Future Dates/Administrative Reminders Dr. Kathy Salaita
III. Review of Council Operations Dr. Kathy Salaita
IV. Director's Report and Discussion Dr. Lindsey A. Criswell
V. Helping to End Addiction Long-Term (HEAL) Initiative

Dr. Lindsey A. Criswell

Dr. Robert Carter

Dr. Marie Mancini

Dr. Helene Langevin

Dr. Walter Koroshetz

12:20 – 12:30 PM - Break

VI. NIAMS Intramural Research Program (IRP) Annual Report

Dr. John O'Shea

Dr. Robert Colbert

VII. New Topics

Council Members

VIII. Concept Clearance

Dr. Gayle Lester

IX. NIAMS Research Innovations for Scientific Knowledge (RISK) Program Dr. Hung Tseng

2:05 – 3:00 - Lunch

Closed Session 3:00 PM

X. Briefing – IRP Scientific Director Review Dr. Lindsey Criswell
XI. NIAMS Council Working Group Updates Dr. Robert Carter
XII. Special Actions and Consideration of Applications - Initial MERIT Nomination and MERIT Extension Dr. Kathy Salaita
XIII. Additional Topics and Discussion Council Members


For assistance during the meeting, please e-mail Ms. Melinda Nelson at melinda.nelson@nih.gov.

Last Updated: January 2023