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The Department of Population and Public Health Sciences presents:

Genomic Screening and Preventive Health with Noura Abul-Husn, MD, PhD

 

Noura Abul-Husn, MD, PhD is the Vice President of Genomic Health at 23andMe. She leads 23andMe’s clinical strategy to integrate consumer genetics into healthcare and provides genomic medicine expertise to direct company-wide health initiatives. In addition, Abul-Husn is an Associate Professor of Medicine at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and a principal investigator in the NIH-funded eMERGE (electronic Medical Records and Genomics) Network.

 

Abul-Husn is a physician scientist and expert in personalized healthcare and genomic medicine. She previously served as founding Chief of the Division of Genomic Medicine and Clinical Director of the Institute for Genomic Health at Mount Sinai, overseeing multi-disciplinary teams of clinicians and researchers to spearhead genomic research, education, and care delivery innovation. Prior to that, she served as Director of Translational Genetics at the Regeneron Genetics Center. She has spoken and published extensively on her research spanning genomic discovery, genomic medicine, and health equity.

 

Abul-Husn is a double board-certified Internist and Medical Geneticist. She completed her MD, PhD, and residency at Mount Sinai in New York, and was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society. She is the recipient of numerous awards, including a 40 under 40 Rising Star Award and the Dr. Michael S. Watson Genetic & Genomic Medicine Innovation Award from the ACMG Foundation for Genetic and Genomic Medicine.

 

Moderator:

David Conti, PhD

Professor of Population and Public Health Sciences

 

Panelists:

Marlena Fejzo, PhD

Clinical Assistant Professor of Population and Public Health Sciences

Jim Gauderman, PhD

Professor of Population and Public Health Sciences

Charleston Chiang, PhD

Associate Professor of Population and Public Health Sciences

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