252107 A review of NIH's Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research (OBSSR) major activities

Wednesday, November 2, 2011: 8:32 AM

Patty Mabry, PhD , Office of Behavioral and Social Science Research, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD
Dr. Mabry is committed to developing resources and creating opportunities for the NIH investigator community (and beyond) in order to encourage and support the development of behavioral and social science research projects featuring interdisciplinary and Systems Science approaches towards improving health and health systems. She is fostering opportunities for behavioral, social and population scientists to learn from and team up with people in other disciplines, especially those in disciplines grounded in mathematical and computational sciences (e.g., computer science, engineering, mathematics, operations research).

Learning Areas:
Public health or related research
Social and behavioral sciences
Systems thinking models (conceptual and theoretical models), applications related to public health

Learning Objectives:
Describe how the OBSSR brings together the biomedical, behavioral, and social science communities to work more collaboratively to solve complex pressing health challenges.

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: As a Senior Advisor in the Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research (OBSSR) at NIH, I lead the systems science programmatic activities for OBSSR.
Any relevant financial relationships? No

I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.