Agenda for Meeting Nine: May 17, 2012 in Washington, DC

Embassy Row Hotel - 2015 Massachusetts Avenue NW Washington, DC 20036


May 17, 2012


9:00 – 9:15 a.m. - Welcome and Opening Remarks

Amy Gutmann, Ph.D.

Commission Chair

James Wagner, Ph.D.

Commission Vice-Chair


9:15 – 10:00 a.m. - Session 1: Special Considerations for Research with Children

David DeGrazia, Ph.D.

Professor of Philosophy, George Washington University

Robert “Skip” Nelson, M.D., Ph.D.

Senior Pediatric Ethicist, Office of Pediatric Therapeutics, Office of the Commissioner , U.S. Food and Drug Administration


10:00 – 10:45 a.m. - Session 2: Practical Challenges Posed by Pediatric Research

Michael R. Anderson, M.D., FAAP

Vice President and Chief Medical Officer, UH Case Medical Center, Associate Professor of Pediatric Critical Care, Case Western Reserve University, Chief Medical Officer, UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital, Member and Fellow, American Academy of Pediatrics

Nicola P. Klein, M.D., Ph.D.

Research Scientist II, Kaiser Permanente Northern California Division of Research, Co-Director, Kaiser Permanente Vaccine Study Center


10:45 – 11:00 a.m. - Break


11:00 – 11:30 a.m. - Session 3: The National Biodefense Science Board Report

John S. Parker, M.D., Major General (Retired)

Chair, National Biodefense Science Board

Senior Vice President, Science Applications International Corporation


11:30 – 11:40 a.m. - Distinguished Speaker

Amy Gutmann, Ph.D.¸ Introductory Remarks

The Honorable Kathleen Sebelius

Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services


11:40 a.m. – 12:40 p.m. - Session 4: Special Considerations for Medical Countermeasure Research and Use

Lisa Kaplowitz, M.D., M.S.H.A.

Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy, Director, Office of Policy and Planning, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Holly A. Taylor, M.P.H., Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Health Policy and Management, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Core Faculty, Berman Institute of Bioethics, Johns Hopkins University

James G. Hodge, Jr., J.D., LL.M.

Lincoln Professor of Health Law and Ethics, Director, Public Health Law & Policy Program, Director, Network for Public Health Law - Western Region, Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law, Arizona State University


12:40 – 1:30 p.m. - Lunch Break


1:30 – 2:30 p.m. - Session 5: Medical Countermeasure Roundtable


2:30 – 3:15 p.m. - Session 6: Theory and Practice of a Right to Privacy

Madison Powers, J.D., D. Phil.

Professor, Department of Philosophy, Senior Research Scholar, Kennedy Institute of Ethics, Georgetown University

Amy McGuire, J.D., Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Medicine and Medical Ethics, Associate Director of Research, Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy, Baylor College of Medicine


3:15 – 3:30 p.m. - Break


3:30 – 4:15 p.m. - Session 7: Genomic Privacy, Data Access and Health IT

Greg Biggers

Council Member, Genetic Alliance, Chief Executive Officer, Genomera

Leonard D’Avolio, Ph.D.

Associate Center Director for Biomedical Informatics, Massachusetts Veterans Epidemiology Research and Information Center (MAVERIC), Department of Veterans Affairs, Instructor, Harvard Medical School


4:15 – 5:00 p.m. - Session 8: Genomics Roundtable


5:00 – 5:15 p.m. - Closing Remarks

Amy Gutmann, Ph.D.

James Wagner, Ph.D.