The Genomics Forum of APHA is a dynamic, interdisciplinary group of individuals who realize the growing influence of genetics and genomics on everyday life in America. Our aim is that this influence contributes meaningfully to the public health vision of health for all.


Genomics Forum Highlights:

PUBLIC HEALTH GENOMICS IN PRACTICE: Familial Hypercholesterolemia webinar was on July 30 2015. An archived version will soon be here. You can also find our previous webinars from April 2014, November 2014 and April 2015 on other Tier 1 topics.

Our Policy Committee's policy statement on cancer genomics was accepted by APHA at the most recent annual meeting. See here for the press release.

Read the newly issued reports on Priorities for Public Health Genomics 2012-2017 and New Strategies in Public Health Genomics: Actions to Save Lives Now

We are excited to announce our new newsletter, The Genomic Connection. To see archived copies click here. 

Genetic Alliance has launched GenesInLife.org, your one-stop source for information on health and genetics services.

Join one of our exciting Committees or Working Groups:

If you are interested in participating in a Committeee or  Working Group please join the Committee here.

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