Education Committee


The committee shall recommend activities concerned with information relevant to genetic epidemiology as it relates to the education of students in general, the training of professionals in genetic epidemiology, and to a lesser extent the awareness of genetic epidemiology by the general public. The committee shall be especially concerned with education at all levels relating to genetic epidemiology, particularly at the professional level, and should encourage liaison with the education committees of other groups. The committee shall also consider requests to communicate basic genetic epidemiology knowledge, its advances, and its applications to the public at large.

Elizabeth Gillanders (Chair)
National Cancer Institute
Bethesda, MD USA
Heather Ochs-Balcom
University at Buffalo
Buffalo, NY USA
Stephanie Santorico
University of Colorado Denver
Denver, CO, USA
George Papanicolaou
National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute
Bethesda, MD USA
Ellen Goode
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, MN  USA
Sarah Buxbaum
Jackson State University
Jackson, MS USA
Todd Edwards
Vanderbilt University
Nashville, TN USA
Marylyn Ritchie
Penn State University
University Park, PA USA
Tae-Hwe (Linus) Schwantes-An
Bethesda, MD USA
Mark Seielstad
San Francisco, CA USA
Silke Szymczak
University of Kiel
Kiel, Germany
Past Education Committee Members