OMO to co-sponsor NIH Exhibition and Reception.

The Coalition for the Advancement of Health Through Behavioral and Social Sciences Research (CAHT-BSSR) is planning a Capitol Hill exhibition and reception highlighting social and behavioral science research supported by the National Institutes of Health.

Date: April 28, 2009
Time: 4:00 – 7:00 PM
Location: 345 Cannon (Caucus) Room

The event – NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH: Improving the Nation’s Health through Behavioral and Social Sciences Research – will feature posters of NIH-funded research.  Members of Congress, their staff, the biomedical, the behavioral and social science research community, and the public will be invited.

Research highlighted will address one or more of these themes:

  • Identification of the causes of diseases and disability;
  • Interventions to promote health and prevent illness and disease;
  • Treatments for illness and disability;
  • Causes of, and solutions for, health disparities;
  • New technologies to improve health.

Nineteen of the 27 NIH institutes and centers are participating contributing up to three posters each about key behavioral and social sciences research projects they have funded as part of their mission.

  • Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research, Office of the Director
  • Office of Research on Women’s Health, Office of the Director
  • Fogarty International Center
  • National Cancer Institute
  • National Heart Lung and Blood Institute
  • National Human Genome Research Institute
  • National Institute on Aging
  • National Institute for Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
  • National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering
  • Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
  • National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research
  • National Institute for Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases
  • National Institute on Drug Abuse
  • National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences
  • National Institute of Mental Health
  • National Institute of Nursing Research
  • National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine
  • National Center for Minority Health and Health Disparities
  • National Center for Research Resources
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