News : 2013 : June

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Why We Can’t Wait: A Public Health Approach to Health Disparities in Genomic Medicine

Muin Khoury, M.D., Ph.D., director of the Office of Public Health Genomics at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, wrote about health disparities in genomic medicine and the Conference to Eliminate Health Disparities in Genomic Medicine that the John P. Hussman Institute for Human Genomics co-organized with Stanford University on the CDC’s Genomics and Health Impact blog.

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Jeffery M. Vance, M.D., Ph.D., Receives Professional Achievement Award

The 2013 UPS Alumni Association’s Distinguished Alumni Award for Professional Achievement was presented to Jeffery M. Vance, M.D., Ph.D., professor of the Dr. John T. Macdonald Foundation Department of Human Genetics and director of the Center for Genomic Education and Outreach at the John P. Hussman Institute for Human Genomics, during an awards ceremony on June 8.

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