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Vivian Ota Wang, M.S., M.Phil., Ph.D.

Program Director, Data Access and Sharing
Division of Extramural Operations, NHGRI

Selected Publications

Paltoo, D., Rodriguez, L.L., Feolo, M., Gillanders, E., Ramos, E., Rutter, J., Sherry, S., Ota Wang, V.,  Bailey, A., Baker, R., Caulder, M., Harris, E., Langlais, K., Leeds, HJ., Luetkeimeir, E., Paine, T., Roomian, T., Tryka, K., Patterson, A., and Green, E. on behalf  of the National Institute of Health Genomic Data Sharing Governance Committees. Data use under the NIH GWAS data sharing policy and future  directions. Nature Genetics, 46(9), 394-938. 2014. [PubMed]

The International HapMap3 Consortium. Integrating rare and common genetic variation in a diverse set of diverse human populations. Nature, 467, 51-58. 2010. [PubMed]

Rotimi, C., Leppert, M., Matsuda, I., Zeng, C., Zhang, H., Adebamowo, C., Ajay, I., Aniagwu, T., Dixon, M., Fukushima Y., Macer, D., Marshal, P., Nkwodimmah, C., Peiffer, A, Royal, C., Suda, E., Zhao, H., Ota Wang, V., McEwen, J., & The International HapMap Consortium. Community engagement and informed consent in the International HapMap Project. Community Genetics, 10(3):186-98. 2007. [PubMed]

Sabeti, P. C., Varilly, P., Fry, B., Lohnueller, J., Hostetter, E., Cotsapas, C., Xie, X., Byrne, E. H., McCarroll, S. A., Gaudet, R., Schaffner, S. F., Lander, E. S., & The International HapMap Consortium. Genome-wide detection and characterization of positive selection in human populations. Nature, 449, 913-918. 2007. [PubMed]

The International HapMap Consortium. A second generation human haplotype map of over 3.1 million SNPs. Nature, 449, 851-861. 2007. [PubMed]

Illes, J., Kirschen, M. P., Edwards, E., Stanford, L. R., Bandettini, P., Cho., M. K., Ford, P. J., Glover, G. H, Kulynych, J., Macklin, R., Michael, D. B., Wolf, S. M., & The Working Group on Incidental Findings in Brain Imaging Research. Incidental findings in brain imaging research. Science, 311, 783-784. 2006. [PubMed]

The International HapMap Consortium. A haplotype map of the human genome. Nature, 43, 1299-1320. 2005. [PubMed]

Race, Ethnicity and Genetics Working Group.  Berg, K., Bonham, V., Boyer, J., Brody, L., Brooks, L., Collins, F. S., Guttmacher, A., McEwen,J., Muenke, M., Olson, S. Ota Wang, V., Rodriguez, L., Vydelingum, N. & Warshauer-Baker, E. The use of racial, ethnic, and ancestral categories in human genetics research. American Journal of Human Genetics, 77, 519-532. 2005. [PubMed]

Ota Wang, V., Sue, S. In the eye of the storm: Race and genomics in research and practice. American Psychologist, 60(1):37-45. 2005. [PubMed]

Ota Wang, V. Multiculturalism and genetic counseling: Then, now, and in the 21st century. American Journal of Medical Genetics (Seminar in Medical Genetics), 106(3):208-215. 2001. [PubMed]

Ota Wang, V. Curriculum Evaluation and Assessment of Multicultural Genetic Counselor Education. Journal of Genetic Counseling, 87-111(25). 1998. []

Wang, V., Marsh, F. H. Ethical principles and cultural integrity in health care delivery: Asian ethnocultural perspectives in genetic services. Journal of Genetic Counseling, 1(1):81-92. 1992. [PubMed]

Book Chapters

Ota Wang, V. (2015). Racial-cultural issues in psychology. In International encyclopedia of the social  and  behavioral sciences  Section - counseling   and psychotherapy:  Ethnic and cultural differences. (Vol. X, pp. 63-68). Oxford, England: Elsevier Sciences Limited.

Chang, Z. & V. Ota Wang, V. (2013). Lamarck was right: Nurturing nature and naturing nurture. In F. E. Leong (Ed.), The handbook of race and ethnic minority psychology (pp. 313-337)American Psychological Association: Washington D.C.
Braje, S. E., Murakami-Brundage, J., Nagayama Hall, G. C., Ota Wang, V.,  & Ge, X. (2012). Antisocial behavior and externalizing disorders among Asians, Asian Americans, and Pacific Islander populations.  In E. Chang (Ed.), Handbook of adult psychopathology in Asians: Theory, diagnosis, and treatment (pp. 225-248)New York City, N.Y.: Oxford University Press (U.S.A.)
Prilleltensky, I., Dokecki, P. Frieden, F., Ota Wang, V. (2007). Counseling for wellness and justice: Foundations, practice, and ethical dilemmas. In E. Aldarondo (Ed.), Social justice and mental health practices (pp.19-42). Mahwah, New Jersey:  Lawrence Erlbaum Publishers.

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