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The SPHERE Center holds an annual symposium to highlight local and national work on Precision Health and Health Disparities.


2020 Symposium

Join us on Wednesday, March 11th, 11 am- 3 pm

11:00 AM     REGISTRATION & LUNCH

11:30 AM     WELCOME: DEAN LLOYD B. MINOR, MD

11:40 AM     INTRODUCTION: YVONNE MALDONADO, MD

11:50 AM     KEYNOTE SPEAKER: ESTEBAN BURCHARD, MD, MPH, UCSF

12:50 PM     BREAK

1:00 PM       PRECISION HEALTH RESEARCH

2:00 PM       FUTURE OF PRECISION HEALTH PANEL

3:00 PM       ADJOURN

NEW! Stanford University's SPHERE Center and BRAICELET Video

Stanford University's SPHERE Center and the Bio-Repository for American Indian Capacity, Education, Law, Economics, and Technology (BRAICELET), view here.

The 2017 Mini-Symposium featured:

•• A Galaxy Walk: Attendees were able to learn about the Projects and Cores and speak to the leaders of each.

•• Community Perspectives: SPHERE leaders and community partners described the process and key results from focus groups with six unique populations to understand community perspectives on precision health.

•• A Clinical Case Study on Precision Health: A case study on Lynch Syndrome, presented from the perspectives of a patient and a physician.

•• Panel Discussion: Diverse perspectives on Precision Health and health disparities were offered through a panel discussion with Joanna Mountain, Sr. Director of Research for 23andMe; Marquitta White, a Postdoctoral Scholar at UCSF School of Medicine; and Sandra Soo-Jin Lee, Senior Research Scholar in Stanford Medicine’s Pediatrics and the Center for Biomedical Ethics.

Highlights from the SPHERE 2017 Mini-Symposium

Galaxy Walk: The SPHERE Mini-Symposium included a Galaxy Walk where attendees were able to learn about the projects and cores and speak to the leaders of each.

Community Perspectives: SPHERE leaders and community partners describe the process and key results from focus groups with six unique populations.

Panel Discussion: Diverse perspectives on precision health and health disparities. With Joanna Mountain, Sr. Director of Research for 23andMe; Marquitta White, a Postdoctoral Scholar at UCSF School of Medicine; and Sandra Soo-Jin Lee, Sr. Research Scholar in Stanford Medicine’s Pediatrics, and Center for Biomedical Ethics.

 

Opening: SPHERE Principle Investigator, Yvonne (Bonnie) Maldonado welcomes the diverse audience of SPHERE and Stanford leaders, collaborating partners, and community members.

Clinical Case Study on Precision Health: The SPHERE Mini-Symposium featured a case study on Lynch Syndrome, presented from the perspectives of a patient and a physician.