Monday, Nov 3
Melvin Stephens, Estimating Program Benefits
Lecturer, Division of Public Health Sciences, Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine.
Biodemography (more specifically, the interplay among social/structural factors, physiological stress response systems, and gene expression patterns); health disparities; breast cancer
Akinleye, I., S. Roberts, C. Royal, Erin Linnenbringer, T. Obisesan, G. Fasaye, and R. Green. 2011. "Differences Between African American and White Research Volunteers in Their Attitudes, Beliefs and Knowledge Regarding Genetic Testing for Alzheimer’s Disease." Journal of Genetic Counseling, 20(6): 650-659. PMCID: PMC3223287. DOI.
Linnenbringer, Erin. 2010. ""I know what you told me, but this is what I think;" perceived risk of Alzheimer disease among individuals who accurately recall their genetics-based risk estimate." Genetics in Medicine, 12(4): 219-27. PMCID: PMC2921681. Abstract.