By attending this class on personal genomics and personalized medicine, participants will:
•Understand what is meant by "personal genomics" and "personalized medicine"
•Recognize the ethical, legal, and social implications of these concepts
•Incorporate the information provided into their personal and professional lives
•Continue learning by reading relevant blogs and publications
•Develop and/or supplement library-based services and resources for consumers, researchers, and/or clinicians
This class is eligible for 4 CE Contact Hours from MLA
Carrie Iwema, PhD, MLS, AHIP is an Information Specialist in Molecular Biology for the Health Sciences Library System at the University of Pittsburgh. She is a Medical Informatics MBL/NLM Course Fellow of the Marine Biological Lab and attended the NCBI Advanced Workshop for Bioinformatics Information Specialists at the National Library of Medicine.
For more information see http://www.hsls.pitt.edu/about/staff/profile?name=iwema.
Dr. Iwema is the creator of this course.
MLA Phil would like to thank NN/LM MAR for providing the support for Dr. Iwema to come to Philadelphia and teach this course.