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Science Directorate
October 2006

Science Policy Insider News (October 2006)

NIH Conference on Health Disparities: "Standing Room Only"

A two-day conference, "Understanding and Reducing Health Disparities: Contributions from the Behavioral and Social Sciences," opened on October 23 to an overflow crowd.

Psychologists Urged to Submit Ideas for NIH Roadmap by November 17, 2006

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) released a Request for Information (RFI) on October 20 that seeks to gather suggestions for initiatives that will be funded by the NIH Roadmap.

Also in this Issue

APA Invites Applications for 2007-2008 Science Policy Fellowship; Children's Mental Health Following Hurricane Katrina Highlighted on the Hill; Psychologists Provide Over-The-Counter Advice to FDA; Psychologists Brief Intelligence Community On "GROUPTHINK"; The Decade of Behavior Honors Scholars at Capitol Hill Briefing; APA Member Convenes Research Workshop on the Psychology of Terrorism; Drug Abuse Liability Testing in Non-Human Animals