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A conversation on ethics and genetic testing with Emily Bloom Goldberg, Genetic Counselor with JScreen and Dr. Tim Lahey, physician ethicist at UVM Medical Center.  

Each new genetic test developed raises serious issues for medicine, public health, and social policy regarding the circumstances under which the test should be used, how the test is implemented, and what uses are made of its results. Learn more about the ethical and social aspects of genetic testing in clinical and research settings.

About the Presenters

Emily Bloom Goldberg is a Genetic Counselor with JScreen and the Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx, NY.  She is also Adjunct Faculty at Sarah Lawrence College

Dr. Tim Lahey is an infectious disease physician and Director of Clinical Ethics at the University of Vermont Medical Center. He is also Professor of Medicine at the Larner College of Medicine at UVM in Burlington, VT. He specializes in HIV and other infectious diseases, and clinical ethics.

 

This is an All of Us Journey associated program.  The All of Us Research Program is inviting one million people across the U.S. to help build one of the most diverse health databases in history. We welcome participants from all backgrounds. The traveling program will be visiting Fletcher Free June 4-7 2024. 

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June 5, 2024 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm

The Library will be closed on Friday, August 16 for Bennington Battle Day.