Governance

ASHG Announces 2021 Board of Directors

Published: Monday, July 27, 2020, 12:00 p.m. U.S. Eastern Time Media Contact: Kara Flynn, 202-257-8424, press@ashg.org President-elect Charles Rotimi, Four New Directors to Take Office in January 2021 ROCKVILLE, MD – The American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG) is pleased to announce the election of Charles Rotimi, PhD as ASHG’s 2021 President-elect; and to the... Read More

New Policy Statement Highlights Diversity and Inclusion Goals in Genetics and Genomics Research

Published: Thursday, January 23, 2020, 11:00 a.m. U.S. Eastern Time Media Contact: Nalini Padmanabhan, 301.634.7346, press@ashg.org ROCKVILLE, MD — The American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG) today announced that it has approved a new policy statement to guide its diversity and inclusion activities in support of the genetics and genomics workforce and in research participation. Last year, the... Read More

Fall 2019 Board Meeting Roundup

December 2019 The Fall 2019 ASHG Board meeting was held in Houston, Texas on October 14-15. The Board focused on work to be done for the Strategic Plan, important steps to maintain strong financial management, and strategic consideration of partnerships. It recognized hard work by committees, working groups, and Society staff in a productive and... Read More

ASHG Announces 2020 Board of Directors

Published: Monday, July 29, 2019, 12:30 p.m. U.S. Eastern Time Media Contact: Nalini Padmanabhan, 301.634.7346, press@ashg.org President-elect Gail Jarvik, Three New Directors to Take Office in January 2020 ROCKVILLE, MD – The American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG) is pleased to announce the election of Gail P. Jarvik, MD, PhD, as ASHG’s 2020 President-elect; and... Read More

Realizing the Benefits of Human Genetics and Genomics Research

Realizing the Benefits of Human Genetics and Genomics Research

From the President’s Desk: Leslie Biesecker, MD June 2019 President Leslie Biesecker discusses the vision and goals of the 2019-2023 Strategic Plan. As you may know, ASHG membership and leaders have been involved in a strategic planning process for the past many months, which culminated in the release of our 2019-23 Strategic Plan in May. The Plan... Read More

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