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Topic: Ethics

Scott Roberts Scott Roberts, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Health Behavior and Health Education
Phone: 734-936-9854 E-mail: jscottr@umich.edu
Faculty Profile

  • Research focuses on how people respond to genetic testing for risk of adult-onset disorders, such as Alzheimer's disease and cancer.
  • Currently P.I. on NIH-funded project to examine responses of customers to direct-to-consumer genetic testing. Has served for past decade as co-P.I. of the REVEAL Study (Risk Evaluation & Education for Alzheimer's Disease), an NIH-funded series of clinical trials assessing the psychological and behavioral impact of genetic risk disclosure.
  • Teaches courses in public health ethics and genetics, health behavior and health education.
  • Co-directs the dual-degree (M.P.H./M.S) program in Public Health and Genetic Counseling and directs Genomics, Health & Society Program at the Center for Bioethics and Social Sciences in Medicine

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SPH Faculty Experts for Ethics

Peter D. JacobsonPeter D. Jacobson, JD, MPH

Professor in Health Management and Policy
Phone: (734) 936-0928 E-mail: pdj@umich.edu

  • can discuss the legal issues involving the spread of infectious diseases, including quarantine, and the differences between isolation and quarantine.     MORE

Sharon KardiaSharon Kardia, Ph.D.

Senior Associate Dean for Administration and Professor in Epidemiology
Phone: (734) 936-0866 E-mail: skardia@umich.edu

  • Co-director of the UM Life Sciences & Society program (http://www.lifesciences.umich.edu/lss/index.html); director of the SPH Public Health Genetics Program.     MORE

Scott RobertsScott Roberts, Ph.D.

Associate Professor in Health Behavior and Health Education
Phone: 734-936-9854 E-mail: jscottr@umich.edu

  • Research focuses on how people respond to genetic testing for risk of adult-onset disorders, such as Alzheimer's disease and cancer.     MORE

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