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

  • 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)
  • news

    07/02/2015
    A new article published by members of our groups examines consumer...
    04/15/2015
    Dr. Roberts discussed the ethical issues in giving patients...

    Spotlight

    Scott Roberts Photo
    Group Director

    Dr. Roberts is Associate 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...