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Six Weeks to Genomic Awareness

University of Michigan (through the Michigan Public Health Training Center)

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Robyn Nolan

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This self-paced course builds a foundation for understanding genomic advances and identifying the relevance of genomics to public health. The course contains video presentations, instructor slides, short quizzes, and additional resources. After completing the course, participants will be able to contribute to the evaluation of current and future genomics programs. The course is presented in 6 units:

  1. Introduction to genomics.
  2. Genes in populations.
  3. Genetic testing.
  4. Gene-environment interactions.
  5. Ethical, legal, and social issues.
  6. State and national resources.

The course is designed for a broad audience of practitioners across all sectors of public health and allied health, such as public health practitioners, students, and staff from community-based organizations.

Self-paced, distance-learning course (about 7 hours).


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