NIDA AAPI Researchers and Scholars Workgroup
2010 NIDA AAPI Workgroup Conference
"Advancing API Drug Abuse/Mental Health Prevention Sciences and Treatment: Transdisciplinary Frameworks"
June 2-3, 2010
The 2010 NIDA AAPI Workgroup Conference was held at the Westin Alexandria Hotel on June 2-3, 2010. Copies of the speakers presentations are available below.
JUNE 2, 2010, WEDNESDAY
“The Epigenome Mediating the Impact of Early Life Adversity on Mental Health and Stress Behavior”; Moshe Szyf, Ph.D.
Panel 1. Translational Research: Developing a Common Language
“Brain Based Predictors for Treatment Outcome of Addiction”; Jiansong Xu, M.D., Ph.D.
“Paths to Translation: Pain Research at NIDA”; David A. Thomas, Ph.D.
“Translational Research Priorities at the Division of Clinical Neuroscience and Behavioral Research”; Will Aklin, Ph.D.
Panel 2: The Mentoring Relationship in the Behavioral Social Sciences
“Mentorship”; Frank Wong, Ph.D.
"The HIV Intervention Science Training Program: Lessons Learned for Enhancing Mentorship with Underrepresented New Investigators"; Elwin Wu, Ph.D.
"Research Mentoring: Personal Perspectives and Experiences"; Hyeouk Chris Hahm, Ph.D.
Panel 3: Prevention Sciences & Treatment Research with AAPI Populations
“HIV Risk and Intervention among Asian Job Seekers in Chinatown, New York”; Xiaochun Jin, Ph.D.
"Pooling Collective Wisdom: Adapting Chinese Taoist Cognitive Psychotherapy to Reflect Best Practices in the Treatment of Generalized Anxiety Disorder"; Doris Chang, Ph.D.
“NIDA CTN: Blending Research and Practice to Improve Addiction Treatment”; Betty Tai, Ph.D.
“A Community Perspective of AAPI Drug Prevention and Treatment"; Ting-Fun May Lai, M.S.W.
DISCUSSANT: Beverly Pringle, Ph.D.
JUNE 3, 2010, THURSDAY
Panel 4: Methodological Issues in Research with AAPI’s
“Mental Health Research with Japanese & Part-Japanese Adolescents in Hawaii”; John Williams, M.D.
“Recruitment and Retention of Hard-to-Reach Populations” ; Grace Macalino, Ph.D.
“The MATH Study: A Community Consortium Model”; Edward Tepporn
“Survey Methods for the National Latino and Asian American Study (NLAAS)”; Naihua Duan, Ph.D.
Panel 5: Making International Connections
“Alcohol Use Among Men who have Sex with Men and Money Boys in China”; Frank Wong, Ph.D.
“Adaptation of Family-Based HIV Intervention in Thailand: Lessons Learned & Next Steps”; Sung-Jae Lee, M.P.H., Ph.D.
“Challenges in International Work Focused on Drug Abuse”; Linda Cottler, Ph.D.
“Implementing and Evaluating a Peer Network Intervention among Injecting Drug Users and their Risk Partners in Vietnam”; Vivian Go, Ph.D.
David Shurtleff, Ph.D., Director, Division of Basic Neuroscience & Behavioral Research
Panel 6: NIH Research Opportunities for AAPI Behavioral and Social Scientists
Lula Beatty, Ph.D.
Judith Arroyo, Ph.D.
David Stoff, M.D.
Panel 7: The NEW NIH-Everything You Need to Know to Write Competitive Grants in 2010 and Beyond
"Demystifying the Grants Review Process"; Serena Chu, Ph.D.
"Current Peer Review System—Overview of Enhancement"; Meenaxi Hiremath, Ph.D.
"Tips for Successful Review "; Marina Broitman, Ph.D.