Participants at the TCRSS workshop

LaVerne Gallman Distinguished Lectureship in Nursing

Precise and/or Equitable: Will our new genomics tools reduce or expand health equity gaps?

Presented by: Mark R. Cullen, MD

Date: Wednesday April, 25, 2018

Time: 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm | Catered Reception to Follow

Location: The Auditorium at the Edgar A. Smith Building (Blanton Museum), 200 E. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Austin, TX 78712

Parking: Parking in Brazos Garage (210 E. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Austin, TX 78712) will be validated free of charge.

Admission: Free Admission – Open to the Public

RSVP: Click here to register to the LaVerne Gallman Distinguished Lectureship in Nursing event.

Contact: If you need any accommodations to participate in this event, please email Kelli Royse or (512) 471-7236 no later than five (5) business days prior to the event.

Event Overview: Join us for our annual LaVerne Gallman Distinguished Lectureship in Nursing and engage with Stanford School of Medicine Mark R. Cullen, MD - Director, Center For Population Health Sciences, Senior Associate Dean for Research, Professor of Medicine, Biomedical Data Science, Epidemiology and Senior Fellow At SIEP to discuss:

  • The core reasons why many are concerned that the incorporation of genomics into precision medicine could lead to widened health disparities
  • Current impediments to research aimed at applying genomics to the care of historically underserved populations
  • Examples of how genomics have been used clinically to assist in prevention and treatment of conditions that disproportionately impact minorities.

This CNE activity is being jointly provided by UT Austin School of Nursing collaboratively with St. David’s HealthCare.

St. David’s Institute for Learning is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Texas Nurses Association – Approver is accredited with distinction as an approver with distinction, of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

About TCRSS: The Center for Trans-Disciplinary Collaborative Research in Self-Management Science (TCRSS), is one of three centers of excellence at the UT Austin School of Nursing. The goal of the TCRSS center is to develop, test, and disseminate innovative self-management solutions to improve the health outcomes of people with chronic conditions. TCRSS is funded by the National Institutes of Health, National Institute for Nursing Research (PI: Dr. Miyong Kim; P30NR015335)