Monday, October 25, 2010
Health Care Series: Do You Know Where Your DNA Is?
Rainier Square Atrium, 3rd Floor Conference Room | 1333 - 5th Avenue, Seattle [view map]
Registration: 11:30 a.m. | Luncheon & Program: 12:15 – 1:30 p.m.
Buffet Luncheon: $20/CityClub Members | $25/Guests and co-presenters | $30/General public
Coffee & Dessert: $12/CityClub Members | $15/Guests and co-presenters | $18/General public
Advance registration for this event has closed. A limited number of tickets may be sold at the door.
Kelly Edwards, PhD;
Associate Professor, Department of Bioethics and Humanities;
University of Washington School of Medicine
Donna Russell, MHA;
Director, Research Development | GAPPS;
Assistant Director for Operations, Human Subjects Division;
University of Washington
Did you know that the greater Seattle region is a hotbed for large collections of biological information and personal health information? Experts claim the collection and management of this data stands to benefit large scale medical research and could lead to exciting breakthroughs in medicine. But collecting large banks of such personal information raises questions among experts and public alike: How are biorepositories best governed? Can I trust that my specimens and health information are secure? What are the minimal standards of donor consent for working with specimens and information? What other ethical and legal issues are there to think about? And to what extent is the promise of medical progress from biorepositories real? Bring your own questions and join us as we dive into this complex and timely issue!
Thanks to our -
Event chair: Jen Wroblewski
Health Care Series Presenting Sponsor:
Community Matters Campaign Series Sponsor:
Thank you to our Community Matters Campaign Contributing Sponsor: Seattle City Council
Community Matters Campaign Media Sponsor:
Thanks to program co-presenters: Northwest Association for Biomedical Research, Northwest Association of Science Writers, Public Health - Seattle & King County, Puget Sound Health Alliance, University of Washington School of Public Health, Washington Global Health Alliance, Washington Health Foundation and Washington State Hospital Association
Community Matters Campaign co-presenting organizations: American Society for Public Administration - Evergreen Chapter, EA alliance of nonprofits, Executive Service Corps, King County Democratic Party, Leadership Tomorrow, Municipal League of King County, Seattle Housing Authority and Washington State Arts Alliance.