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Health Outcomes Among Children and Families Living in Rural Communities
December 1-2, 2011
Masur Auditorium, National Institutes of Health
Bethesda, MD

Planning Committee Members

Della Brown White, Ph.D., Chair- Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD), National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Regina Smith James, M.D., Co-Chair- NICHD, NIH

Carmen P. Moten, Ph.D., M.P.H., National Cancer Institute (NCI), NIH

Charlotte Pratt, Ph.D., National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), NIH

Elizabeth Robertson, Ph.D., National Institute of Drug Abuse (NIDA), NIH

Ruth Nowjack-Raymer, Ph.D., M.P.H., National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR), NIH

Robert A. Mays, Jr., Ph.D., M.S.W., National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), NIH

Linda Weglicki, Ph.D., R.N., M.S.N., National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR), NIH

Wendy J. Nilsen, Ph.D., Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research (OBSSR), NIH

Rebecca Costello, Ph.D., Office of Dietary Supplements (ODS), NIH

Denise Dougherty, Ph.D., Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS)

Captain Tina Tah, R.N., B.S.N., M.B.A., Indian Health Service (IHS), DHHS

Nadia Ibrahim, M.A., L.G.S.W., Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), DHHS

Benyamin Margolis, Ph.D., HRSA, DHHS

Adrienne M. Smith, Ph.D., M.S., CHES, Office of Women’s Health (OWH), DHHS

Aida B. Balsano, Ph.D., National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA), United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)

Gabriela Boscan, M.P.H., National Rural Health Association (NRHA)

Angeline Bushy, Ph.D., R.N., FAAN, University of Central Florida & NRHA


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Participant List

Joyce Adkins, Ph.D.
National Center for Telehealth and Technology
U.S. Department of Defense
Hampton, VA

Folasayo Adunola
University of Maryland Dental School
Baltimore, MD

Stephanie Alexander, M.S.
OWH, DHHS
Washington, DC

Ligia Artiles
National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD), NIH
Bethesda, MD

Emily C. Atkinson
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), NIH
Bethesda, MD

Larissa Aviles-Santa, M.D.
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
Bethesda, MD

Aida B. Balsano, Ph.D.*
U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)
National Institute of Food and Agriculture
Washington, DC

Judith C. Barker, Ph.D.
Department of Anthropology, History & Social Medicine
University of California, San Francisco
San Francisco, CA

Michele Barnard, Ph.D.
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), NIH
Bethesda, MD

Laura Bartlett, M.L.S.
National Library of Medicine (NLM), NIH
Bethesda, MD

Monica L. Baskin, Ph.D.
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Birmingham, AL

Terry Batliner, D.D.S., M.B.A.
University of Colorado Denver
Aurora, CO

Rick Berzon, Dr.Ph.
NIMHD, NIH
Bethesda, MD

Aaron Bodansky, B.A.
NIAID, NIH
Bethesda, MD

Jermane Bond, Ph.D.
Health Policy Institute Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies
Washington, DC

Mammah Borbor, M.S., M.B.A.
NICHD, NIH
College Park, MD

Gabriela Boscan, M.P.H.*
National Rural Health Association
Washington, DC

Mary L. Bowers
Office on Women’s Health
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Washington, DC

Ruth Brenner, M.D.
NICHD, NIH
Rockville, MD

Kristin Burns, M.D.
NHLBI, NIH
Bethesda, MD

Jessica Bushar, M.S., M.A., M.P.H.
National Opinion Research Center (NORC) at the University of Chicago
Bethesda, MD

Angeline Bushy, Ph.D., R.N., FAAN, PHCNS-BC*
University of Central Florida College of Nursing
Daytona Beach, FL

Gustavo Carlo, Ph.D.
University of Missouri
Columbia, MO

Theresa P. Castillo, M.A., C.H.E.S.
USDA
Silver Spring, MD

Felicia Cerbone, M.A.
NORC at the University of Chicago
Bethesda, MD

Bergman Chang
NLM, NIH
Bethesda, MD

Esther Choi
Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
Baltimore, MD

Lora M. Church, M.P.A., M.S.
New Mexico Public Education Department
Albuquerque, NM

Kelsey Cline
National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), NIH
Bethesda, MD

Rebecca Costello, Ph.D.*
Office of Dietary Supplements (ODS), NIH
Bethesda, MD

Kristine Crane
Journal of the National Cancer Institute
Bethesda, MD

Aria Crump, S.C.D.
NIDA, NIH
Bethesda, MD

Irene Dankwa-Mulla, M.D., M.P.H.
NIMHD, NIH
Bethesda, MD

Mary DeMino
NIDDK, NIH
Bethesda, MD

Lena Diaw, Ph.D.
NHLBI, NIH
Bethesda, MD

Eunice Dixon, B.S.
NIMH, NIH
Bethesda, MD

Mark Doescher, M.D., M.S.P.H.
University of Washington
Seattle, WA

Denise Dougherty, Ph.D.*
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Rockville, MD

William Elwood, Ph.D.
Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research (OBSSR), NIH
Bethesda, MD

Alexandra Enders, OTR/L
University of Montana
Missoula, MT

Paula Faulkner
North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University
Greensboro, NC

Maria D. Ferraris Araneta, C.R.N.P.
NIMH, NIH
Bethesda, MD

Jean Flagg-Newton, Ph.D.
NICHD, NIH
Bethesda, MD

Harriette Fox
The National Alliance to Advance Adolescent Health
Washington, DC

Victoria Freeman
University of North Carolina
Chapel Hill, NC

Paula Gardiner, M.D., M.P.H.
Boston Medical Center
Boston, MA

Dionne C. Godette, Ph.D.
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), NIH
Bethesda, MD

Pamela Goodlow
NIDA, NIH
Bethesda, MD

Paula Y. Goodwin, Ph.D.
NCHMD, NIH
Bethesda, MD

Erin Grace, M.H.A.
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Rockville, MD

Gilman Grave, M.D
NICHD, NIH
Bethesda, MD

Mark Greenberg, Ph.D.
Pennsylvania State University
University Park, PA

James A. Griffin, Ph.D.
NICHD, NIH
Rockville, MD

Alan E. Guttmacher, M.D.
NICHD, NIH
Rockville, MD

Gilbert Harman, M.D.
AAP Texas Tech University Health Science Center
El Paso, TX

Yael Harris, Ph.D., M.H.S.
Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)
Rockville, MD

Jamie Hart, Ph.D, M.P.H.
Atlas Research
Washington, DC

Abigail Haydon
NICHD, NIH
Rockville, MD

Rebecca Henry, Ph.D., B.S.N., R.N.
Center for Scientific Review, NIH
Bethesda, MD

Nadia Ibrahim, M.A., L.G.S.W.*
Health Resources and Services Administration
Rockville, MD

Chazeman Jackson
NIMHD, NIH
Bethesda, MD

Regina Smith James, M.D.*
NICHD, NIH
Bethesda, MD

Cheryll Jones
University of Iowa
Ottumwa, IA

Dionne Jones, Ph.D.
NIDA, NIH
Bethesda, MD

Warren A. Jones, M.D., FAAP
Director
University Of Mississippi Medical Center
Ridgeland, MS

Doug Joubert, M.S., M.A., M.P.H.
NLM, NIH
Bethesda, MD

Mirjam-Colette Kempf, Ph.D., M.P.H.
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Birmingham, AL

Mary Kay Kenney, Ph.D.
HRSA
Rockville, MD

Kathleen J. Kilbane, R.N., M.S., FNP-BC
HRSA
Rockville, MD

Alana Knudson, Ph.D.
NORC
Bethesda, MD

Vesna Kutlesic, Ph.D.
Health Science Analyst
Bethesda, MD

Brad Langley
University of Maryland Baltimore
Baltimore, MD

Jae Chul Lee, Ph.D.
Clinical Center (CC), NIH
Bethesda, MD

Elizabeth Lense
University of Florida College of Dentistry
Gainesville, FL

Kaigang Li, Ph.D.
NICHD, NIH
Bethesda, MD

Sue Lin, M.S.
HRSA
Rockville, MD

Jacqueline Lloyd, Ph.D.
NIDA, NIH
Bethesda, MD

Yvonne T. Maddox, Ph.D.
NICHD, NIH
Rockville, MD

Molly Maguire, M.S.
Association of Independent Research Institutes
Washington, DC

Valerie Maholmes, Ph.D., C.A.S.
NICHD, NIH
Rockville, MD

Benyamin Margolis, Ph.D. M.P.H.*
HRSA
Rockville, MD

William J. Martin II, M.D.
NICHD, NIH
Bethesda, MD

Robert A. Mays, Jr., Ph.D., M.S.W.*
NIMH, NIH
Bethesda, MD

Krisstina McBoyle, M.P.A.
NIAID , NIH
Bethesda, MD

Kevin McBryde, M.D.
NIDDK, NIH
Bethesda, MD

Peggy McCardle, Ph.D., M.P.H.
NICHD, NIH
Rockville, MD

Margaret McManus, B.A., M.H.S.
The National Alliance to Advance Adolescent Health
Washington, DC

Diana Morales, Ph.D., M.P.H.
NIMH, NIH
Rockville, MD

Carmen P. Moten, Ph.D., M.P.H.*
National Cancer Institute (NCI), NIH
Rockville, MD

Velma McBride Murry, Ph.D.
Vanderbilt University
Nashville, TN

Iran Naqvi, M.H.S., M.B.A.
Office of Rural Health Policy
Rockville, MD

Sana Naveed, M.P.H.
NCI, NIH
Rockville, MD

Ruth Nowjack-Raymer, Ph.D., M.P.H.*
National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR), NIH
Bethesda, MD

Lorna Patrick, M.S.W.
NCI, NIH
Rockville, MD

Emmanuel Peprah, Ph.D.
National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI), NIH
Bethesda, MD

Willo Pequegnat, Ph.D.
NIMH NIH
Rockville, MD

Kristin Peterson, B.A.
NIDDK, NIH

Phuong Kim Pham, Ph.D.
NIMH
Rockville, MD

Diane Pilkey, R.N., M.P.H.
Office of the Secretary
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS)
Washington, DC

Charlotte Pratt, Ph.D.*
NHLBI, NIH
Bethesda, MD

Janice C. Probst, Ph.D.
Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina
Columbia, SC

Antonia Pusso, B.S.
NIAID, NIH
Bethesda, MD

Nishadi Rajapakse, Ph.D., M.H.S.
NIMHD, NIH
Bethesda, MD

Jacqualine Reid
CC, NIH
Bethesda, MD

Anthony Rene, Ph.D.
NICHD, NIH
Rockville, MD

Mary Louise Reynnells
U.S. Department of Agriculture
Beltsville, MD

Paul Robbins, Ph.D.
The George Washington University
Washington, DC

Elizabeth Robertson, Ph.D.*
NIDA, NIH
Bethesda, MD

Rochelle L. Rollins, Ph.D., M.P.H.
Office of Minority Health
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Rockville, MD

Mona Rowe, M.C.P.
NICHD, NIH
Bethesda, MD

Lorraina Roy
NICHD, NIH
Rockville, MD

Lena Shekim, Ph.D.
National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, NIH

Shashi Shrivastava, Ph.D.
NIDDK, NIH
Bethesda, MD

Adrienne M. Smith, Ph.D., M.S., CHES*
OWH, DHHS
Washington, DC

Richard Spoth, Ph.D.
Iowa State University
Ames, IA

Shobha Srinivasan, Ph.D.
NCI, NIH
Rockville, MD

Kam Sripada, Ed.M.
HHS Administration for Children and Families
Washington, DC

Maria Teresa Canto, D.D.S., M.S., M.P.H.
National Center for Research Resources, NIH
Bethesda, MD

Jennifer Tran
NIDDK, NIH
Bethesda, MD

Tina Turgel, B.S.N., RN-BC.
HRSA Emergency Medical Services for Children
Rockville, MD

Anna Van Der Sluijs, M.S.
NLM, NIH
Bethesda, MD

Melissa L. Weir, M.S., B.S.N., R.N., C.E.N., C.P.E.N.
Howard University
Washington, DC

Della Brown White, Ph.D.*
NICHD, NIH
Bethesda, MD

Wanda Whitney
NLM, NIH
Bethesda, MD

Sarah Westen, B.S.
NIMH, NIH
Bethesda, MD

Karen F. Wyche, Ph.D.
Howard University
Washington, DC

Mary Young, M.D.
Harvard University
Potomac, MD

* Denotes conference Planning Committee Member



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