Category: underserved population

Increasing Use and Impact of Family Health History in Medically Underserved Populations: Work in Progress

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Despite years of public health efforts, family health history remains underutilized in clinical care, especially among people who are medically underserved. To address these issues, CDC’s Office of Genomics and Precision Public Health hosted a webinar on November 14, 2022, in conjunction with National Family Health History Day (Thanksgiving). The speakers called for better informed, Read More >

Posted on by Grant Wood, Independent Advisor on Clinical Genomics Technology, Salt Lake City, Utah; Kimberly A. Kaphingst, Department of Communication and Huntsman Cancer Institute, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah; Nadeem Qureshi, Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences, School of Medicine, University of Nottingham Medical School, Nottingham, England; Ridgely Fisk Green, Office of Genomics and Precision Public Heath, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GeorgiaTags ,