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CDC Celebrates 10Years of Public Health Genomics

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Session I: Big Science for the 21st Century
8:30 – 8:40 a.m.

Introduction and welcoming remarks

Muin J. Khoury, MD, PhD
Director, CDC Office of Public Health Genomics

8:40 – 8:55 a.m. The HHS Personalized Health Care Initiative

Richard Campanelli, Esq.
Counselor for Human Services Policy, HHS Personalized Health Care Initiative, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

8:55 – 9:40 a.m. Genomics and population research: genome-wide associations[PDF 11.8 MB]

David Altshuler, MD, PhD
Director of the Medical and Population Genetics Program, Broad Institute

9:40 – 10:00 a.m. Break
Session II: From Big Science to Population Health Applications
10:00 – 10:10 a.m. Introduction

Janet Collins, PhD
Director, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion

10:10 – 10:50 a.m. Human genome epidemiology: building the knowledge base for genetic variation and human health[PDF 2.29 MB]

John P.A. Ioannidis, MD
Professor and Chairman, Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology,
University of Ioannina School of Medicine

10:50 – 11:30 a.m. Genetic testing: building the evidence base for population health benefits[PDF 462 KB]

Steven Teutsch, MD, PhD
Executive Director, Outcomes Research and Management, Merck & Company

11:30 – 12:10 p.m. Family history, genetic testing, and public health practice: the role of social and behavioral sciences[PDF 2.37 MB]

Colleen McBride, PhD
Director, Social and Behavioral Research Branch of the National Human Genome Research Institute

12:10 – 12:30 p.m. Roundtable discussion with morning speakers
Session III: Genomics Research and Public Health Practice
12:30 – 2:30 p.m.
Lunch break
Scientific poster session for CDC and CDC-funded projects
(Room 232, Auditorium B)
Session IV: Public Health Genomics: The Next 10 Years
2:30 – 2:35 p.m. Introduction

Kathleen Toomey, MD, MPH
Director, CDC Coordinating Center for Health Promotion

2:35 – 3:00 p.m. Public health genomics: national and international perspectives[PDF 1.28 MB]

Wylie Burke, PhD, MD
Chair, Department of Medical History and Ethics, University of Washington

3:00 – 3:25 p.m. Translation research: from gene discoveries to population health benefits[PDF 2.63 MB]

Muin J. Khoury, MD, PhD
Director, CDC Office of Public Health Genomics

3:25– 4:00 p.m. Roundtable discussion with afternoon speakers
4:00 p.m. Adjourn



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