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Applied Social & Behavioral Research in the Era of Genomic Medicine

Inaugural Forum of NHGRI's Social and Behavioral Research Branch
The Lawton Chiles International House

February 25, 2004
8:30 a.m. - 4:45 p.m.


Webcast for the Forum
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8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast
9:00 a.m. - 9:15 a.m. Welcome
Colleen McBride, Ph.D. Eric Green, M.D., Ph.D.
Sr. Investigator & Chief, Social and Director, Division of Intramural Research, NHGRI Behavioral Research Branch, NHGRI
9:15 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Overview of the SBRB: Its structure, mission, researchers and sampling of research
Colleen McBride, Ph.D., Chief, SBRB
10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Communicating Genomic Risk: What are the research opportunities and challenges?
Isaac Lipkus, Ph.D.
Associate Research Professor, Cancer Prevention, Detection & Control Research Program
Duke University Medical Center
10:30 a.m. -11:00 a.m. Discussion moderated by Colleen McBride, Ph.D.
Chief, SBRB
11:00 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. Break
11:15 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. Genetic Services: Where is the research going and what are the social and behavioral research opportunities?
Theresa Marteau, Ph. D.
Professor of Health Psychology, King's College
11:45 a.m. -12:15 p.m. Discussion moderated by Barbara Biesecker, M.S.
Head, Genetic Services Research Unit, SBRB and
Director, JHU/NHGRI Genetic Counseling Graduate Program
12:15 p.m. - 1:15 p.m. Lunch at the Lawton Chiles International House
1:15 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. NHGRI's Grand Challenges
Francis Collins, M.D., Ph.D.
Director, NHGRI
1:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m Community Genetics Research: Where is the research going and what are the social and behavioral research opportunities?
Morris Foster, Ph.D.
Department of Anthropology, University of Oklahoma
2:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Discussion moderated by Vence Bonham, Jr., J.D.
Head, Community Genetics Research Unit, SBRB
2:30 p.m. - 2:45 p.m. Break
2:45 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. Social and Public Policy: Where is the research going and what are the social and behavioral research opportunities?
Jefferey Botkin, M.D., M.P.H.
Associate Vice President for Research Integrity
Primary Children's Medical Center
3:15 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. Discussion moderated by Benjamin Wilfond, M.D.
Head, Bioethics & Social Policy Research Unit, SBRB
3:45 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Synthesis of the Day's Insights
Caryn Lerman, Ph.D.
Professor of Psychology in Psychiatry
Associate Director, Cancer Control and Population Science
University of Pennsylvania Health System
4:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Discussion moderated by Don Hadley, M.S.
Head Counseling Methods Research Unit, SBRB
and Sara Chandros Hull, Ph.D.
Head, Research Ethics Unit, SBRB
4:30 p.m. Closing Comments
Colleen McBride, Ph.D., Chief, SBRB

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