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Professional Development Programs
The Genetics Education and Engagement Fellowship supports genetics professionals transitioning to careers in genetics education and public engagement.
… Institute (NHGRI) co-sponsor the Genetics Education and Engagement Fellowship to support early-career genetics … wishing to transition to careers in genetics education and public engagement. Recruitment for the 2022-23 fellowship is … experiences that will be useful for a wide range of future public, private or non-profit professional roles and career …
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 …
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 …
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, …
Event
On September 16, 2015, the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) convened a roundtable to discuss the current status of the engagement and inclusion of underrepresented populations in genomics research.
… convened a roundtable to discuss the current status of the engagement and inclusion of underrepresented populations in … Conference Room … MD … 5625 Fishers Lane … Inclusion and Engagement of Underrepresented Populations in Genomics … On … convened a roundtable to discuss the current status of the engagement and inclusion of underrepresented populations in …
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 Darian Executive Vice President, Patient Advocacy and Engagement National Patient Advocate Foundation Gregory …
Research at NHGRI
A list of publications led by or in collaboration with the Center for Research on Genomics and Global Health.
… and Migrants in Europe: The RODAM study. Int J Environ Res Public Health . 18(5):2451. 2021. [ PubMed ]   Rotimi CN , … of cardiometabolic disorders in Sub-Saharan Africa. Public Health Genomics . 20(1):9-26. 2017. [ PubMed ] Baker … patients by community health workers and researchers.  BMC Public Health . 16:997. 2016. [ PubMed ] Commodore-Mensah Y, …
Policies and Guidance
A list of reports, documents, workshop summaries and other works published by NHGRI.
Event
On March 13-14, 2017, the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) in partnership with the Foundation for the National Institutes of Health (FNIH) hosted a strategic visioning meeting for a proposed GLEE Initiative.
… Ella Greene-Moton University of Michigan, School of Public Health, Ann Arbor Sue Gross Phenogen Sciences Inc … and educators, health care providers and the community/public) and proposed a cohesive strategic vision for the next … Pike … Building 45 … Genomic Literacy Education and Engagement Strategic Visioning Meeting … On March 13-14, …