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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 Projects

  • Genetic testing for Alzheimer's disease (The REVEAL Study)
  • Personal genomics and direct-to-consumer genetic testing (The PGen Study)
  • Whole genome sequencing in cancer care (The MI-ONCOSEQ Study)
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    09/15/2014
    On Sunday, September 28th 2014, individuals of all ages from the Ann...
    09/15/2014
    Dr. Scott Roberts was invited to speak at AAIC about his work...

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    Research Assistant

    Jenny Ostergren is a Ph.D. student in Health Behavior and Health Education (HBHE) at the University of Michigan School of Public Health. She received her bachelor’s degree in psychology and M.P.H. in community health education with a concentration in global health from the University of...