Health Care in the Genomic Era: A More Personalized Approach to Health Care

Friday, April 3, 2009, Carrington Hall Room 9

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Nursing

1:00-1:15: Welcome/Introductions

Marcia Van Riper, PhD, RN

Chair, Family Health Division School of Nursing

Carolina Center for Genome Sciences, UNC-CH

1:15-1:45: Poster Session and Refreshments (light lunch)

UNC SON Students will be presenting Genetics and Family Posters they have developed for N382 (Family Centered Genomic Health Care). The posters will be on display on the ground floor of Carrington Hall and in the lobby of the new addition.

1:45-2:15: Personalized HealthCare: The Coming Storm

James P. Evans MD, Ph.D,

Bryson Professor of Genetics and Medicine, UNC-CH

2:15-2:45: Pharmacogenomics: This is the Drug for You!

Howard L. McLeod, Pharm D

Fred N. Eshelman Distinguished Professor- Director, UNC Institute for Pharmacogenomics and Individualized Therapy, UNC-CH

2:45-3:15: Break with Refreshments

3:15-3:30: Clinician Knowledge and Attitudes about Pharmacogenetic Testing: Preliminary Findings

Marcia Van Riper, PhD, RN

3:30-4:00 Panel: Integration of Recent Advances in Genomics into the Clinical Setting

Wylie Burke, PhD, MD, University of Washington

UNC SON Student – Mary Kakefuda

Jim Evans and Howard McLeod

This program was made possible, in part, through the

Barbara A. Senich Genomics Innovation Fund in the School of Nursing



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