What We Do

Advances in genomics are rapidly presenting both great opportunities and difficult challenges for public health. The Health Behavior and Health Education (HBHE) Genetics Research Group based in the University of Michigan School of Public Health conducts research in order to understand the complex psychosocial impact of genomic discoveries and to address the ethical issues that have arisen.

Our Research

  • Risk evaluation and education for Alzheimer's Disease (The REVEAL-SCAN Study)
  • Personal genomics and direct-to-consumer genetic testing (The PGen Study)
  • Whole genome sequencing in cancer care (The MI-ONCOSEQ Study)
  • Spotlight

    Study Coordinator for REVEAL-SCAN Study

    Rebecca Ferber is a Research Area Specialist who is primarily working on the REVEAL-SCAN study. She earned her Master’s degree from the University of Michigan’s School of Public Health in Health Behavior and Health Education in 2013. She also has a Specialist in Aging Certificate through the...