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

    Research Assistant

    Meaghan is a rising senior studying Biopsychology, Cognition, and Neuroscience. She has strong research interests within the realm of genetic disease predispositions, appropriate risk communication, and the sociological implications of genetic testing. Meaghan spends her time volunteering at...