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2017 ASHG Board of Directors   Board of Directors Website



Nancy J. Cox, PhD (2018)
Vanderbilt Genetics Institute
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
David L. Nelson, PhD (2019)
AJHG Editor (2017)
BCM Department of Human Molecular Genetics
Duncan Neurological Research Institute
Harry C. Dietz, MD (2017)
Past President
Institute of Genetic Medicine
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Brendan Lee, MD/PhD (2017)
Department of Molecular and Human Genetics
Baylor College of Medicine
Geoffrey M. Duyk, MD/PhD (2017)
TPG Biotech LLC


Gorka Alkorta-Aranburu, PhD (2017)
Department of Human Genetics
University of Navarro
Bruce D. Gelb, MD (2019)
Department of Pediatrics/Genetics and Genomic Sciences
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Joel N. Hirschhorn, MD/PhD (2017)
Department of Genetics
Children's Hospital Boston
Gail P. Jarvik, MD/PhD (2017)
Division of Medical Genetics
University of Washington Medical Center
Nicholas Katsanis, PhD (2018)
Center for Human Disease Modeling
Duke University
Sharon Plon, MD/PhD (2019)
Department of Pediatrics, Molecular & Human Genetics
Baylor College of Medicine
Charles N. Rotimi, PhD (2018)
National Human Genome Research Institute
National Institutes of Health
*Dr. Rotimi is serving in his personal capacity
Nancy B. Spinner, PhD (2019)
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Sarah A. Tishkoff, PhD (2018)
Department of Genetics
University of Pennsylvania
Gert-Jan B. van Ommen, PhD (2017)
Department of Human Genetics
Leiden University Medical Center
ex officio
Joseph D. McInerney
Executive Vice President
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