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CDC Grand Rounds Presents “Cancer and Family History: Using Genomics for Prevention,” on Tuesday, April 19, 2016, at 1 p.m. (EDT)

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CDC’s Public Health Grand Rounds Presents:
“Cancer and Family History: Using Genomics for Prevention”
Tuesday, April 19, 2016
1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. EDT
Global Communications Center (Building 19)
Alexander D. Langmuir Auditorium
Roybal Campus

Presented By:

Lisa Richardson, MD, MPH
Division of Cancer Prevention and Control
National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, CDC
“Public Health Genomics and Cancer: Family History and Burden”
Debra Duquette, MS, CGC
Genomics Coordinator
Program Manager
Michigan Department of Community Health
“A State Health Department Approach to Cancer Genomics Surveillance, Education, and Policy”

Lindsay Avner
Bright Pink
“Raising Awareness about Understanding Family Risk for Cancer”

Muin Khoury, MD, PhD
Office of Public Health Genomics
Division of Public Health Information Dissemination
Center for Surveillance, Epidemiology, and Laboratory Services
Office of Public Health Scientific Services, CDC
“The Role of Genomics in Public Health” 
Facilitated By:

John Iskander, MD, MPH, Scientific Director, Public Health Grand Rounds
Phoebe Thorpe, MD, MPH, Deputy Scientific Director, Public Health Grand Rounds
Susan Laird, MSN, RN, Communications Director, Public Health Grand Rounds

For non-CDC staff interested in viewing the session:
A live external webcast will be available via the Webcast Links section of our website. For individuals who are unable to view the session during the scheduled time, a video of the session will be posted to our archives 2-3 days after the presentation. 

For non-CDC staff who wish to attend in person:
Due to security measures at CDC’s Roybal campus, non-CDC staff who wish to attend these sessions in person must have prior clearance and a U.S. state-issued photo ID (e.g., driver’s license, US passport). Names of non-CDC staff (both domestic and international) who wish to attend in person should be submitted to the Grand Rounds Team. Please note that all information for international visitors must be submitted at least 10 business days in advance.

For individuals requiring reasonable accommodations:
It is the policy of CDC to provide reasonable accommodations (RA) for qualified individuals with disabilities to ensure their full inclusion in CDC-sponsored events. Employees are asked to submit RA requests at least 5 business days prior to the event. Please e-mail the request to

For questions about this Grand Rounds topic: Feel free to e-mail your questions before or during the session.

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