Promoting genomics equity through research, education, and partnership with local communities.
To support and foster community-engaged research, education and service that advances health and health care equity for all through genomics.
Our center will build partnerships between researchers across the CWRU campus and with local and national organizations.
We support research focused advancing health and health care equity for all through genomics.
Current projects include:
- the Cleveland African American Prostate Cancer Project (CAAPP)
- the Framework for Advances in Reprogenomics Ethics and Regulation (FAIRER) project
“Community Engagement Strategies for Genomic Studies in Africa: A Review of the Literature.” BMC Medical Ethics 16, no. 1 (2015): 1–12.
“Photo-Documentation in the Community: Reflections on Genetics, Health and Health Disparities.” International Journal of Epidemiology 46, no. 2 (2017): 385–89.
“Ethical Challenges in Community-Based Research.” The American Journal of the Medical Sciences 322, no. 5 (2001): 241–45.Michie,
“Pathways to Affluence: Socioeconomic Incentives in Prenatal Testing and Abortion.” In Born Well: Prenatal Genetics and the Future of Having Children, 105–22. Springer, 2022.