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Florida: Livestream Lecture on Public Health Genomics

The University of Florida department of epidemiology at the University of Florida College of Public Health and Health Professions and the UF College of Medicine will host Dr. Muin Khoury speaking on “From Public Health Genomics to Precision Public Health: A 20-Year Journey” on Thursday, October 3 at 4:00 p.m. Eastern. The talk will be available to view via livestream.

Dr. Khoury is the founding director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)’s Office of Public Health Genomics. The office was formed in 1997 to assess the impact of advances in human genetics and the Human Genome Project on public health and disease prevention. The office serves as the national focus for integrating genomics into public health research and programs for disease prevention and health promotion. Dr. Khoury has developed a number of successful ongoing national and international initiatives to translate advances in genomics and related technologies to recommendations and actions that improve health and prevent disease throughout the life stages.

To view this presentation, tune in on October 3 at 4 p.m. Eastern to https://bit.ly/2kILHUX.