Attend the Next Genomics and Health Disparities Lecture, "Can Equity in Genomic Medicine Become a Quality Goal?"

July 12, 2019


On Tuesday, July 16, 2019, join the Genomics and Health Disparities Lecture Series, a collaborative effort focused on exploring the role of genomics in achieving health equity.  Katrina A. Armstrong, M.D., will be presenting the next lecture, "Can Equity in Genomic Medicine Become a Quality Goal?" 3:00 – 4:00 p.m. ET in the Lipsett Amphitheater of Building 10 at NIH Campus in Bethesda, Maryland. 

Dr. Armstrong, is the Jackson Professor of Clinical Medicine at Harvard Medical School, Chair of the Department of Medicine and Physician-in-Chief of Massachusetts General Hospital. She is an internationally recognized investigator in medical decision making, quality of care, and cancer prevention and outcomes, an award winning teacher, and a practicing primary care physician. She has served on multiple advisory panels for academic and federal organizations and has been elected to the American Society of Clinical Investigation and the Institute of Medicine. Prior to coming to Mass General, she was the Chief of the Division of General Internal Medicine, Associate Director of the Abramson Cancer Center and Co-Director of the Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program at the University of Pennsylvania.

The Genomics and Health Disparities Lecture Series aims to enhance opportunities for dialogue about how innovations in genomics research and technology can impact health disparities. It is co-sponsored by NIH Institutes (National Human Genome Research Institute; National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute; National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases; and the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities) and the Office of Minority Health at the Food and Drug Administration.

For those unable to join in person, the lecture will webcast on GenomeTV and NIH Videocast. 

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