The Genomics and Society Working Group

National Human Genome Research Institute

National Institutes of Health
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

The NHGRI Genomics and Society Working Group

The NHGRI Genomics and Society Working Group was established in 2012 as a working group of the National Advisory Council for Human Genome Research. The mission of the Genomics and Society Working Group is to provide to the NACHGR advice on short- and long-range planning and priority setting for Genomics and Society activities at the Institute, with particular emphasis on the ELSI Research Program in the Division of Genomics and Society.

The Genomics and Society Working Group:
Working Group Members (Institution & Dates Served)

Chair: Lisa Parker, Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh, 2012-2017
Barbara Bernhardt, M.S., C.G.C., University of Pennsylvania, 2015-2018
Timothy Caulfield, L.L.B., L.L.M., University of Alberta, 2012-2015
Wendy Chung, M.D., Ph.D., Columbia University, 2012-2016
Chanita Hughes-Halbert, Ph.D., Medical University of South Carolina, 2015-2018
Jeffrey Long, Ph.D., University of New Mexico, 2012-2015
Gary Marchant, Ph.D., J.D., Arizona State University, 2012-2016
Amy McGuire, J.D., Ph.D., Baylor College of Medicine, 2012-2016
Andrea Patenaude, Ph.D., Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, 2012-2015
Arti Rai, J.D., Duke University, 2014-2017
Pamela Sankar, Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania, 2012-2016 (Chair: 2012-2015)
David Veenstra, Pharm. D, Ph.D., University of Washington, 2015-2018
David Williams, M.Div., M.P.H., Ph.D., Harvard University, 2012-2015

NHGRI Representatives

Joy Boyer, B.A.
Lawrence Brody, Ph.D.
Dave Kaufman, Ph.D.
Nicole Lockhart, Ph.D.
Jean McEwen, J.D., Ph.D.
Laura Lyman Rodriguez, Ph.D.


Nicole Lockhart, Ph.D.

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Last Updated: April 30, 2015