Diversity

ASHG Partners with GSK to Foster Workforce Diversity and Inclusion in Genetics and Genomics

Published: Thursday, December 10, 2020, 10:00 a.m. U.S. Eastern Time Media Contact: Kara Flynn, 202.257.8424, press@ashg.org ROCKVILLE, Md. – The American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG) is pleased to announce a new partnership with GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) to promote greater diversity and inclusion in the human genetics and genomics research community. GSK joins the National Human Genome Research Institute... Read More

ASHG Names Chazeman Jackson, PhD, to New Position of Senior Director, Diversity Equity and Inclusion

ASHG Names Chazeman Jackson, PhD, to New Position of Senior Director, Diversity Equity and Inclusion

Published: Wednesday, September 16, 2020, 3:00 p.m. U.S. Eastern Time Media Contact: Kara Flynn, 202.257.8424 press@ashg.org ROCKVILLE, MD – The American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG) announced today that Chazeman S. Jackson, PhD, MA, will join the Society as its first senior director, diversity, equity and inclusion on October 19. In service to the Society’s mission... Read More

Advancing Diverse Participation in Research

Advancing Diverse Participation in Research

ASHG remains committed to its vision that people everywhere realize the benefits of human genetics and genomics research. It is imperative for participation in genetics and genomics research to reflect humanity’s diversity. In engaging with vulnerable populations, it is essential that researchers guard against harm resulting from their participation. Related: AJHG Perspective: Advancing Diverse Participation... Read More

Affirming Importance of Diversity in Research, ASHG Highlights Need for Care when Engaging Vulnerable Populations

Affirming Importance of Diversity in Research, ASHG Highlights Need for Care when Engaging Vulnerable Populations

Published: Thursday, September 3, 2020, 10:00 a.m. U.S. Eastern Time Media Contact: Kara Flynn, 202.257.8424 press@ashg.org ROCKVILLE, MD —The American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG) today issued a new organizational position statement strongly affirming the need for broad public participation in genetics and genomics research and highlighting the need to understand and protect against potential harm to... Read More

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