NHGRI Webinar Series
Welcome to a new webinar series on current topics related to genomics, health and society hosted by the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) at the National Institutes of Health. The goal of this series is to engage public health communities, advocacy groups, health providers, and members of the public in discussion about the latest topics in genomics.
Next Webinar: September 11, 2008 at 1 p.m. (Eastern)
Family History: The Next Generation
Family History: The Next Generation presents information on upcoming activities and efforts related to family health history. NHGRI Acting Director Alan Guttmacher, M.D., will host the webinar. Greg Feero, M.D., Ph.D. ,chief of NHGRI's Genomics Healthcare Branch will talk about the efforts to improve the utilization of family history information in healthcare and the importance of engaging communities.
In addition, we will talk about how one community successfully engaged in using their family health history information. Participants are invited to ask questions and share a brief description of family history activities in their community.
Join us on September 11, 2008 at 1 p.m. (Eastern) for this webinar on family health history.
To participate, send an e-mail to email@example.com. You will receive an return e-mail with access information.
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About the Speakers
July 17, 2008 1 p.m. (Eastern): All About the Genetic Information Non-Discrimination Act of 2008 (GINA)
What is GINA? How will it affect me? How will I - and my family - be protected? NHGRI Deputy Director Alan Guttmacher, NHGRI Senior Health Policy Analyst M.K. Holohan, and President and CEO of the Genetic Alliance Sharon Terry discussed these GINA topics and more on July 17, 2008 at 1 p.m. Eastern.
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Last Updated: September 11, 2008
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