Diversity

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

Announcing the 2020-2022 Human Genetics Scholars

Announcing the 2020-2022 Human Genetics Scholars

ASHG in partnership with NHGRI, Biogen, and Roche are pleased to recognize this year’s Scholars. The Human Genetics Scholars Initiative was developed to help advance diversity and inclusion in the human genetics research workforce. Jacqueline Harris, PhD is currently an Assistant Professor of Chemistry at Grambling State University and has multidisciplinary training in biostatistics and... Read More

Inside AJHG: A Chat with Alice Popejoy

Posted By: Sara Cullinan, PhD, Deputy Editor, AJHG Each month, the editors of The American Journal of Human Genetics interview an author of a recently published paper. This month we check in with Alice Popejoy (@AlicePopejoy on Twitter) to discuss her paper “Clinical Genetics Lacks Standard Definitions and Protocols for the Collection and Use of... Read More

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