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

    Scott Roberts
    Group Director

    Dr. Roberts is Professor in the Department of Health Behavior & Health Education (HBHE) and Co-Director of the U-M M.P.H./M.S. Dual-Degree Program in Public Health and Genetic Counseling. Prior to joining the HBHE...