Activities included a program update by the director, co-deputy
directors, and associate directors. Eleven scholars (four Phase 1 and
seven phase 2) presented their research and accomplishments, and
participated in a poster session. Small group discussions were also held
that focused on topics identified by scholars and led by a member of
the Executive Committee. The poster session and small groups allow
scholars to interact with advisory board members and lead mentors to
receive feedback on current projects and grants.
also included updates from the National Center for Medical
Rehabilitation Research (NCMRR), provided by Dr. Ottenbacher on behalf
of NCMRR deputy director, Dr. Ralph Nitkin, who could not attend.
Lastly, Craig Cassidy, Director of Research Advancement at UTMB,
provided a presentation on the NIH Next Generation Researchers
Initiative.Access the Itinerary or Participant List.