Annual Conference 2014

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Elaine R Mardis – NGS: The Disruption of Genomics and Medicine
Christopher I Amos – Genetic and Environmental Effects in Health Disparities
Tesfaye B Mersha – Role of Genomics and Environment in Childhood Asthma in African Americans
Joshua C Denny – The PREDICT Program: Implementing prospective pharmacogenetics for inpatient and outpatient care
Rebekah Ryanne Wu – Family Health History Risk Assessment in the context of Health Disparities
Alanna Kulchak Rahm – Gaining Perspective: Issues and Potential Barriers from Other Populations
Barbara Koenig – Interventions Targeted by “Race” in Translational Genomics: Should we be concerned?
Jennifer K Wagner – Genomics in Sports Medicine
Avni B Santani – Challenges and Opportunities in Clinical Genomics


The 9th Annual Conference on Health Disparities was held May 29-30, 2014 at the UNT Health
Science Center. The overall theme for the conference was “The Role of Genomics in Eliminating Health

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