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Working Towards Justice & Genetic Health Literacy in Clinical Genomics

May 16, 2024

6th in the Carolina Seminar Series, “SCIENCE MEETS SOCIETY AT THE INTERSECTION BETWEEN PRECISION MEDICINE AND JUSTICE, EQUITY, AND INCLUSION” Marginalized racial and ethnic communities have been the focus of increased attention by precision medicine researchers seeking to foster justice and promote health equity in clinical genomics. Low education level and socioeconomic status are factors … Read more

Unlocking Equity: Disability Inclusion in Precision Medicine Research

April 29, 2024

5th in the Carolina Seminar Series, “Science meets society at the intersection between precision medicine and justice, equity, and inclusion” Despite comprising about 27% of the US population, the disability community has remained largely absent from diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) efforts in precision medicine and genomics research. Research suggests that individuals with disabilities are … Read more

Confronting Bias in Medical Algorithms at UNC Health

March 28, 2024

Registration required – Lunch will be provided. Please place your order during registration. This seminar features three UNC faculty who will offer their perspectives on bias in medical algorithms. Dr. Gibson, a nephrologist, will discuss race corrections for estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR). Dr. Goralski, Pulmonary/Critical Care, will discuss bias in pulse oximeter and … Read more