Margaret Waltz, PhD, is a Postdoctoral Research Associate in the Center for Genomics and Society in the Department of Social Medicine at UNC-Chapel Hill School of Medicine. She received her PhD in Sociology from Case Western Reserve University where she researched patients’ experiences of waiting in medical waiting rooms and how medical institutions structure patients’ time. Her research interests include the ethical and social implications of genomic technologies; (bio)medicalization; and the performance of emotional labor among medical care providers. She is currently working on ethical and social implications of preventive genomic screening for adults, including return of results in the GeneScreen project.