The Center for Genomics and Public Health at the University of Washington is an educational training and resource center. The Center serves as a regional hub of expertise in genomics and public health with a focus on translating genomic information into practical public health knowledge. In addition, the Center provides expertise in integrating genomics into programs and practice.

A Message from the Director

  Photo of Dr. Karen EdwardsAs Director of the UW Center for Genomics and Public Health since 2001, Dr. Karen Edwards has observed great strides and recurring barriers in the field. Public health genomics remains uniquely positioned to facilitate translation of genomic findings into practice. Read more

CDC Updates

The Genomics and Health Impact, published weekly by the Office of Public Health Genomics (OPHG), offers links to genomics news and publications relevant to public health.

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