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Duke Center for Health Informatics: Getting Ready for the Genomic Era

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Wednesday, August 30, 2023
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Lori A. Orlando, MD, MHS, MMCI
Informatics Research Seminars

Seminar Abstract: This talk will review why now is the time to start incorporating genetic and genomic testing into everyday clinical practice and how informatics can be leveraged to facilitate the transition.

Instructor Biosketch: Dr. Lori A. Orlando, MD MHS MMCI is a Professor of Medicine, health services researcher, and Director of the Precision Medicine Program at Duke University. She is the president of MeTree&You and an expert in applying informatics and implementation science to identifying and managing individuals at increased risk for medical conditions. In her 20-year career she has published 80 manuscripts, secured extensive grant funding, and speaks internationally about optimizing disease risk assessment. Her current research program focuses upon using technology to overcome barriers to family health history-based risk assessment and using high quality family health histories to guide clinical care.

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Meeting number (access code) 920 0552 7024, Meeting password: 128631