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Anna C. Mastroianni
PHG 522
Seattle Campus

Ethical Frameworks for Public Health Genetics

Application of ethical principles to problems in genetics practice, policy, and research. Includes: historical experiences with genetic screening and genetic engineering; application of ethical frameworks to emerging problems in public health genetics. Prerequisite: LAW H 504/B H 514/PHG 512, or permission of instructor. Offered: jointly with B H 516.

Class description

This coursework is designed to train students in the basic skills of ethical analysis and increase competency in recognizing, researching, and analyzing ethical issues arising in public health genetics.

Student learning goals

General method of instruction

lecture and class discussion

Recommended preparation

PHG 512 prerequisite or permission of instructor

Class assignments and grading

three short papers

The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Additional Information
Last Update by Anna C. Mastroianni
Date: 03/29/2006