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The multidisciplinary nature of public health genetics in research and education

Melisa A. Austin and Patricia A. Peyser

in Genetics and Public Health in the 21st Century

Published in print September 2000 | ISBN: 9780195128307
Published online September 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780199864485 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195128307.003.0005

Series: Oxford Monographs on Medical Genetics

The multidisciplinary nature of public health genetics in research and education

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This chapter presents an overview of areas of research that provide information important to genetics in public health. It discusses education in public health genetics. It also presents in-depth descriptions of two emerging graduate programs at the universities of Michigan and Washington and describes other educational opportunities. The chapter concludes with a summary of future needs for research and education in public health genetics.

Keywords: public health genetics; education; graduate programs; michigan; washington

Chapter.  7263 words. 

Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology

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