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


2020 Mini-Symposium

Additional details to follow.

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.