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Professional Development
ASHG and the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) co-sponsor the Genetics Education and Engagement Fellowship to support early-career genetics professionals wishing to transition to careers in genetics education and public engagement.
… been paralleled by innovations in science education and public engagement. ASHG and NHGRI co-sponsor the Genetics Education … wish to transition to careers in genetics education and public engagement.     At the 2019 American Society of Human …
News Release
NHGRI has appointed Chris Gunter, Ph.D., as a senior advisor for genomics engagement. In this role, Dr. Gunter will advise the NHGRI director and the institute on issues and challenges associated with engaging the public about genomics and genomic medicine.
… Chris Gunter, Ph.D., as a senior advisor for genomics engagement.  … In this role, Dr. Gunter will advise the NHGRI … on issues and challenges associated with engaging the public about genomics and genomic medicine. Her efforts will … and autism genetics, as well as evaluating methods of public engagement and science communication. She will work …
About NHGRI
The NHGRI Community Engagement in Genomics Working Group aims to engage communities to ensure that genomics and genomic medicine benefit all.
… The NHGRI Community Engagement in Genomics Working Group aims to engage … and genomic medicine benefit all. … The NHGRI Community Engagement in Genomics Working Group (CEGWG) was established … Gwen Darien Executive Vice President, Patient Advocacy and Engagement National Patient Advocate Foundation   Gregory …
Staff
Dr. Chris Gunter is a senior advisor to the NHGRI director on genomics engagement.
… participation in scientific conferences, and whether public discussion of the imbalance can have an effect. Most … science communication, working with researchers and the public to publish and translate scientific findings. She … of publication, and the importance of outreach and engagement using all media. She helped establish and serves …
Careers & Training
The Genomics and Public Service Fellowship Program continues post-graduate fellowship programs in public policy and education and engagement and adds two new programs – a post-graduate communications fellowship and a post-baccalaureate fellowship.
… joint genomics fellowship programs. The new Genomics and Public Service Fellowship Program recognizes the importance … The program provides training and career development in public policy, education and engagement, science communications and scientific …
Leadership Initiatives
The Genomic Literacy, Education, and Engagement Initiative is a national campaign to enhance genomic literacy.
… The Genomic Literacy, Education, and Engagement (GLEE) Initiative is envisioned as a national … of three target audiences: K-16 students, the general public, and healthcare providers. … The profound advances in … of everyday life. The GLEE initiative, organized as a public-private partnership, is a proposed five-year effort …
For Patients and Families
The partnership engages communities on genomics, informs and shares perspectives, and impacts the focus of research.
… The Partnership for Community Outreach and Engagement in Genomics brings together community liaisons and … Greene-Moton, Community Education Coordinator, Center for Public Health and Community Genomics, University of Michigan, School of Public Health, Ann Arbor Alma Knows His Gun-McCormick, …
The Genomics Landscape
In the March 2020 edition of The Genomics Landscape, NHGRI Director Eric Green highlights the newly appointed Dr. Chris Gunter's role as Senior Advisor for Genomics Engagement as well as the 30 oral histories to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the launch of the Human Genome Project.
… Ph.D. has  joined  NHGRI as a Senior Advisor for Genomics Engagement. In this capacity, she will advise the NHGRI … on issues and challenges associated with engaging the public about genomics and genomic medicine. Her efforts will … with the Institute’s well-established  Communications and Public Liaison Branch  and  Education and Community …
News Release
Cari Young and Julie Nadel join NHGRI as public policy and education fellows.
… Society of Human Genetics (ASHG)/NHGRI Genetics and Public Policy Fellow. She will spend her first four months … my eyes to the vast differences in available resources for public education," she said. "The challenges facing public school systems provide a strong imperative to …
Research at NHGRI
A list of publications led by or in collaboration with the Center for Research on Genomics and Global Health.
… genomic risk information in African cleft research. BMC Public Health . 24(1):507. 2024. [ PubMed ]   Chen L, Tian R, … NA, Lee SS, Turley P, Meyer MN, Parens E. Wrestling with Public Input on an Ethical Analysis of Scientific Research. … migrant and non-migrant populations – The RODAM study. Public Health Pract (Oxf) . 6:100453. 2023. [ PubMed ]   …