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BSSR Coordinating Committee

December 12, 2008
Retreat Refreshes Behavioral, Social Sciences

Dr. Christine Bachrach, acting director of the Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research, wanted just one thing out of the first-ever day-long retreat for NIH’s widely dispersed community of behavioral and social scientists, held Nov. 12 at Natcher Bldg.

December 12, 2008
New Hope for Treatment of Addiction

Drug addiction is notoriously tough to treat, but now research is showing a fresh way to tackle the problem. It’s called computer-based training for cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT4CBT)

OBSSR’s Mabry Wins with Systems Analysis Team

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January 28-29, 2009 Dissemination and Implementation Conference

February 9, 2009, ­ 10:00 – 11:00 AM
Stigma: Lessons & New Directions from a Decade of Research on Mental Illness

July 12-24, 2009
OBSSR/NIH Summer Training Institute on Randomized Clinical Trials Involving Behavioral Interventions

May 3-8, 2009
Institute on Systems Science and Health

May 22-25, 2009
Gene-Environment Interplay in Stress and Health at the Association for Psychological Science 21st Annual Convention, San Francisco, CA

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Meeting Schedule

The BSSR-CC convenes usually on the first Friday of January - June and September - December at 9-11am.

Meeting Calendar and Locations - 2009

January - no meeting
February 6 - Natcher Bldg. (45), Room E1/E2
March 6 - Neuroscience Building, Room C, 6001 Executive Blvd., Rockville, MD
April 3 - Neuroscience Building, Room C, 6001 Executive Blvd., Rockville, MD
May 8* - Neuroscience Building, Room C, 6001 Executive Blvd., Rockville, MD
June 5 - 5625 Fishers Lane, (subject to change)
Sept - Dec - To be announced

* NOTE: Non-standard meeting date!

Procedure for Meetings During Inclement Weather:
In the event of inclement weather, the BSSR-CC convenes according to the OPM-reported federal government operating status (i.e. open, closed, delayed arrival, etc.).  In the event the federal government is closed or open with a delayed arrival of an hour or more, the BSSR-CC meeting will be postponed for a date later in the month.  However, if the federal government s open and employees are expected to arrive on time, the BSSR-CC meeting will convene as planned from 9-11 a.m.

Federal government operating status information can be obtained from the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) at or (202) 606-1900.