Pathways to Prevention Workshop

Methods for Evaluating Natural Experiments in Obesity

December 5–6, 2017 in Natcher Conference Center, NIH Campus, Bethesda, Maryland

Planning: Content-Area Experts Meeting

December 1–2, 2016
IQ Solutions, Inc., 6th Floor Conference Center
11300 Rockville Pike, Suite 608, Rockville, Maryland 20852

About the Content-Area Experts (CAE) Group

Planning for each P2P workshop is carried out by the Workshop & Panel Chair and the CAE Group. This group provides recommendations to the Workshop & Panel Chair regarding the workshop agenda and nominations for panelists and speakers. CAEs are nominated by the participants of a federal planning meeting on the topic and sponsoring NIH ICs or Offices within the NIH Office of the Director. Members of this group are considered experts in their field and work in the federal government, academia, and clinical practice.



Content-Area Experts Meeting Roster

Please note: This information was correct at the time of the meeting.

Workshop and Panel Chair:

  • Karen M. Emmons, Ph.D.
    Dean for Academic Affairs
    Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
    Office of the Dean

Meeting Participants


    Alice Ammerman, Dr.P.H.
    Director
    Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention
    Professor
    Department of Nutrition
    Gillings School of Global Public Health and School of Medicine
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill


    S. Sonia Arteaga, Ph.D.
    NHLBI P2P Coordinator
    Program Director
    Clinical Applications and Prevention Branch
    Division of Cardiovascular Sciences
    National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute


    Rachel Ballard, M.D., M.P.H.
    Director of Prevention Research Coordination
    Office of Disease Prevention
    Division of Program Coordination, Planning, and Strategic Initiatives
    Office of the Director
    National Institutes of Health


    Lionel Bañez, M.D.
    Medical Officer
    Center for Evidence and Practice Improvement
    Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality


    David Berrigan, Ph.D., M.P.H.
    NCI P2P Coordinator
    Program Director
    Behavioral Research Program
    Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences
    National Cancer Institute


    Jay Bhattacharya, M.D., Ph.D.
    Professor of Medicine
    Stanford University


    Jason Block, M.D., M.P.H.
    Assistant Professor
    Department of Population Medicine
    Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute
    Harvard Medical School


    Jamie F. Chriqui, Ph.D., M.H.S.
    Professor of Health Policy and Administration
    Institute for Health Research and Policy
    University of Illinois at Chicago


    Peter Craig, Ph.D., M.Sc.
    Senior Research Fellow
    MRC/CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit
    University of Glasgow


    Stephanie M. George, Ph.D., M.P.H., M.A.
    Senior Epidemiologist
    Office of Disease Prevention
    Division of Program Coordination, Planning, and Strategic Initiatives
    Office of the Director
    National Institutes of Health


    Matthew W. Gillman, M.D.
    Director
    Environmental Influences on Child Health Outcomes
    Office of the Director
    National Institutes of Health


    Ross Hammond, Ph.D.
    Senior Fellow, Economic Studies
    Director
    Center on Social Dynamics and Policy
    Economic Studies Department
    The Brookings Institution


    Christine Hunter, Ph.D., ABPP
    NIDDK P2P Coordinator
    Director of Behavioral Research
    Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology, and Metabolic Diseases
    National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases


    Michael Jerrett, Ph.D., M.A.
    Professor and Chair
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences
    Director
    Center for Occupational and Environmental Health
    University of California, Los Angeles Fielding School of Public Health






    Elisabeth U. Kato, M.D., MRP
    Medical Officer
    Center for Evidence and Practice Improvement
    Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality


    Laura Kettel Khan, Ph.D.
    Senior Scientist and Advisor
    Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity
    National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention


    Carrie N. Klabunde, Ph.D., M.B.A., M.H.S.
    Senior Advisor for Disease Prevention
    Office of Disease Prevention
    Division of Program Coordination, Planning, and Strategic Initiatives
    Office of the Director
    National Institutes of Health


    Deborah Langer, M.P.H.
    Senior Communications Advisor
    Office of Disease Prevention
    Division of Program Coordination, Planning, and Strategic Initiatives
    Office of the Director
    National Institutes of Health


    Laura Leviton, Ph.D.
    Senior Adviser
    Department of Research Evaluation and Learning
    Robert Wood Johnson Foundation


    Carol Mangione, M.D., M.S.P.H.
    Professor of Medicine and Health Policy and Management
    Department of Medicine
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research
    University of California, Los Angeles
    David Geffen School of Medicine


    Brian E. Saelens, Ph.D.
    Professor
    Seattle Children’s Research Institute
    Center for Child Health, Behavior, and Development
    University of Washington/Seattle Children’s Hospital


    James F. Sallis, Ph.D.
    Distinguished Professor of Family Medicine
    Public Health Chief
    Division of Behavioral Medicine
    University of California, San Diego


    Michael Schooley, M.P.H.
    Chief
    Applied Research and Evaluations Branch
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention


    Keisha L. Shropshire, M.P.H.
    Public Health Analyst
    Office of Disease Prevention
    Division of Program Coordination, Planning, and Strategic Initiatives
    Office of the Director
    National Institutes of Health


    Pamela L. Thornton, Ph.D.
    Program Director
    Health Disparities and Implementation Science
    National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases
    National Institutes of Health


    David Tilley, M.P.H., M.S., CPH
    Program Analyst
    Office of Disease Prevention
    Division of Program Coordination, Planning, and Strategic Initiatives
    Office of the Director
    National Institutes of Health


    Y. Claire Wang, M.D., Sc.D.
    Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health Policy Fellow 2015–2016
    Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health
    U.S. Department of Health and Human Services


    Kate Winseck, M.S.W.
    ODP P2P Coordinator
    Program Analyst
    Office of Disease Prevention
    Division of Program Coordination, Planning, and Strategic Initiatives
    Office of the Director
    National Institutes of Health



Content-Area Experts Meeting Agenda

    Thursday, December 1, 2016

  • 8:15 a.m.

    Arrival

  • 8:30 a.m.

    Welcome and Introductions

    Karen M. Emmons, Ph.D.
    Workshop and Panel Chair
    Director
    Dean for Academic Affairs
    Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
  • 8:45 a.m.

    Overview of the Pathways to Prevention Program

    Carrie Klabunde, Ph.D.
    Senior Advisor for Disease Prevention
    Office of Disease Prevention
    Division of Program Coordination, Planning, and Strategic Initiatives
    Office of the Director
    National Institutes of Health
  • 9:00 a.m.

    Review of the Day’s Goals and Role of the Content Area Experts

    Kate Winseck, M.S.W.
    ODP P2P Coordinator
    Program Analyst
    Office of Disease Prevention
    Division of Program Coordination, Planning, and Strategic Initiatives
    Office of the Director
    National Institutes of Health
  • 9:15 a.m.

    Overview of Workshop Topic and Review of Key Questions

    S. Sonia Arteaga, Ph.D.
    NHLBI P2P Coordinator
    Program Director
    Division of Cardiovascular Sciences
    National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
    National Institutes of Health

    David Berrigan, Ph.D., M.P.H.
    NCI P2P Coordinator
    Program Director
    Behavioral Research Program
    Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences
    National Cancer Institute
    National Institutes of Health

    Christine Hunter, Ph.D.
    NIDDK P2P Coordinator
    Director of Behavioral Research
    Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology, and Metabolic Diseases
    National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases
    National Institutes of Health
  • 9:45 a.m.

    Evidence-based Practice Center Presentation of Systematic Evidence Review Protocol

  • 10:45 a.m.

    Break

  • 11:00 a.m.

    Develop Workshop Agenda and Nominate Workshop Speakers – Key Question 3

    Question 3: What obesity measures, dietary and physical behaviors, and other outcomes have been assessed in studies of how programs and policies affect or are associated with obesity prevention and control?

    Christine Hunter (moderator)
  • 12:30 p.m.

    Lunch and Walking Break

  • 1:30 p.m.

    Continue Workshop Agenda Development and Nominate Workshop Speakers – Key Questions 4 and 5

    Question 4: Which experimental and non-experimental methods have been used in studies of how programs and policies affect or are associated with obesity prevention and control outcomes?

    Question 5: What are the risks of bias in studies of how programs and policies affect or are associated with obesity prevention and control outcomes?

    S. Sonia Arteaga (moderator)
  • 3:30 p.m.

    Workshop Outreach Planning

    Deborah Langer, M.P.H.
    Senior Communications Advisor
    Office of Disease Prevention
    Division of Program Coordination, Planning, and Strategic Initiatives
    Office of the Director
    National Institutes of Health
  • 3:45 p.m.

    Review Speaker Nominations and Day 1 Decisions

    Karen M. Emmons, Ph.D.
    Workshop and Panel Chair
    Dean for Academic Affairs
    Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
  • 4:15 p.m.

    Adjourn


  • Friday, December 2, 2016

  • 8:00 a.m.

    Arrival

  • 8:15 a.m.

    Recap Decisions From Day 1

    Karen M. Emmons, Ph.D.
    Workshop and Panel Chair
    Dean for Academic Affairs
    Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
  • 8:30 a.m.

    Develop Workshop Agenda and Nominate Workshop Speakers – Key Questions 1 and 2

    Key Question 1: What population-based data sources have been used in studies of how programs and policies affect or are associated with obesity prevention and control outcomes?

    Key Question 2: What methods have been used to link different population-based data sources?

    David Berrigan (moderator)
  • 10:30 a.m.

    Break

  • 10:45 a.m.

    Continue Workshop Agenda Development and Nominate Workshop Speakers – Key Question 6

    Key Question 6: What methodological/analytic advances (e.g., data system features, approaches to linking data sources, analytic methods) would help to strengthen efforts to estimate the effect of programs and policies on obesity prevention and control?

    Rachel Ballard (moderator)
  • 12:15 p.m.

    Working Lunch To Discuss Possible Technology Panel or Other Topic Identified During the Meeting

    David Berrigan (moderator)

  • 1:30 p.m.

    Agenda and Workshop Speakers’ Final Review

    Karen M. Emmons, Ph.D.
    Workshop and Panel Chair
    Dean for Academic Affairs
    Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
  • 2:00 p.m.

    Adjourn

Contact Us