Strategic Goal Committee 4 - Enhancing the Health of Our Communities and the Nation

Mission: To identify and develop effective partnerships between academic researchers and community stakeholders that allow for participation, discovery, application, and dissemination of science that improves the public's health and reduces health disparities, and to promote the translation of the results of clinical and translational research into practice and public policy.

Committee Announcements

2012 Strategic Goal 4 In-Person Meeting

November 19-20, 2012 | Hyatt Regency, One Bethesda Metro Center, Bethesda, MD | Agenda | Register

Day 1 (November 19), registration will be open from 8:00-8:30 a.m. Individual breakout sessions for the selected Pragmatic Clinical Trials Use Cases will be held 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Day 1 will conclude at 5:00 p.m. Day 2 (November 20), registration will be open from  7:30-8:00 a.m. Day 2 will conclude at 3:30 p.m.

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Upcoming Meetings     All Times In Eastern Time

SG4 - Enhancing the Health of Our Communities and the Nation - In Person Meeting
November 19, 2012: 8:00am - 5:00pm

SG4 - Enhancing the Health of Our Communities and the Nation - In Person Meeting
November 20, 2012: 8:00am - 5:00pm

SG4 - Enhancing the Health of Our Communities and the Nation
November 26, 2012: 11:00am - 12:00pm

Goals and Objectives

  • Link and facilitate collaboration among community based research networks to implement research best practices;
  • Develop capacity and methods for the translation of research results into practice across the healthcare system, including but not limited to: health services and health policy research, comparative effectiveness research, and research into the generation and implementation of evidence-based medicine.


Kathleen T. Brady (South Carolina)
Gary Rosenthal (University of Iowa)
Harry P. Selker (Tufts)

Project Manager(s)

NIH Coordinator(s)

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Meeting Frequency

The Stragetic Goal Committee 4 meets the 4th Monday of every other month, 11 a.m.- 12 p.m. EDT, via web conference.


Aguilar-Gaxiola, Sergio (UC Davis)
Petrie, Ginny (Case Western)
Brady, Kathleen (South Carolina)
Pincus, Harold (Columbia)
Concannon, Thomas (Tufts)
Pulley, Jill (Vanderbilt)
Cottler, Linda (Florida)
Purucker, Mary (NCATS)
Eder, Milton (Mickey) (Chicago)
Richmond, Al (UNC)
Ferrans, Carol (Illinois)
Rosenthal, Gary (Iowa)
Filart, Rosemarie (NCATS)
Sachs, Jody (NCATS)
Ford, Daniel (Johns Hopkins)
Savitz, Lucy (Utah)
Gaich, Nick (Stanford)
Schmid, Christopher (Tufts)
Hargreaves, Kenneth (U Texas at San Antonio)
Segal, Jodi (Johns Hopkins)
Helfand, Mark (OHSU)
Selker, Harry (Tufts)
Henrich, Cindy (Arkansas)
Tai, Betty (NIDA)
Mai, Barbara (NIDA)
Targonski, Paul (Mayo)
McCloskey, Donna Jo (NINR)
Tunis, Sean (Center for Medical Technology Policy)
McKeever, Corliss (OHSU)
Warner, David (Mayo)
Michel, Mary Ellen (NIDA)
Williams, Neely (Vanderbilt)
Michener, Lloyd (Duke)
Xie, Heng (NCATS)
Obrams, Iris (NCATS)
Ziegahn, Linda (UC Davis)
Pauker, Stephen (Tufts)
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