ASHG Board Roundup from Spring 2021 Meeting

At its annual Spring meeting April 26-27, which was held virtually, the ASHG Board of Directors discussed continued progress on the Society’s strategic goals on year-round programming; leadership on diversity, equity, and inclusion in genetics and genomics research; membership engagement; and advancing public awareness and advocacy initiatives, as well as continued attention to governance and... Read More

Meet Your New Leaders (Board Roundup)

Meet Your New Leaders (Board Roundup)

ASHG extends sincere congratulations to its new 2021 board members and officers who began their terms on January 1.  The membership elected Charles Rotimi, PhD, National Institutes of Health as president-elect. The other new members of the Board of Directors are Claudia Gonzaga-Jauregui, PhD, Regeneron Pharmaceuticals; Heather Mefford, MD, PhD, St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital; Kiran Musunuru, MD, PhD, MPH, ML, University of Pennsylvania; and Ebony Shah-Williams, MS,... Read More

Board of Directors Report: Fall 2020

Board of Directors Report: Fall 2020

ASHG Board Roundup from Fall Meeting  At its annual Fall meeting Oct. 25-26, ASHG’s Board of Directors focused on near-term outlooks and actions as it navigates the organization through the pandemic while remaining focused on serving members in a time of great need.  It also reviewed several new projects and activities. Prior to the meeting,... Read More

ASHG 2022 President, Charles Rotimi, PhD

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, 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, 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

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