Dr. Bookman is an epidemiologist in the Office of Population Genomics, National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI). Prior to joining NHGRI, she served as a research geneticist at the National Heart Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI) from 2002-2006 and chief of staff of the Office of the Director, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) from 2006-2009. Her research portfolio includes the Genomics and Randomized Trials Network (GARNET) and the Clarification of Optimal Anticoagulation through Genetics (COAG) study. She is also a member of the Genetic Association Information Network (GAIN) Data Access Committee.
Dr. Bookman received her B.S. in biology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, her M.S. in Genetic Counseling from Howard University, and her Ph.D. in Genetics and Human Genetics from Howard University. Her research interests include population genomics, pharmacogenomics, complex disease and health disparities.
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Posted: September 30, 2011