The 3rd National Conference on Genetics and Disease Prevention

cover image for the conference: Genetics in Public Health: Connecting Research, Education, Practice & Community - September 19-29, 2000, Ann Arbor, Michigan with an image of a double helix Topics Workshops Who should attend

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Topics:
  • Genetics in Public Health Practice: Assessing Current Practice and Future Needs
  • Overview of National Guidelines, Federal Projects, Resources, and State Genetics Programs
  • Addressing Workforce Competency, Capacity and Training Needs in Schools of Public Health
  • Genetics Policy and Legislation
  • Engaging the Community in Public Health Genetics
Workshops:
  • Gene-Environmental Interactions and Genetic Susceptibility in the Workplace
  • Genetics in Maternal Child Health
  • Genetics in Chronic Disease
  • Genetic Epidemiology and Population Screening
  • Genetics in the Community
  • Educational Approaches to Public Health Genetics
  • Issues in Genetics Program Administration
Who Should Attend:
  • Federal, state and local public health and genetics professionals
  • Health care providers
  • Faculty and students at schools of public health
  • Other health professions schools
  • Health policy-makers
Sponsors:
  • The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Health Resources & Services Administration
  • National Human Genome Research Institute
  • University of Michigan – School of Public Health
  • Michigan Department of Community Health
  • Association of State and Territorial Health Officials
Co-Sponsors:
  • Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs
  • American Public Health Association
  • Association of Schools of Public Health
  • University of Michigan – School of Public Health
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