Anna C. Mastroianni
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 514/B H 514/PHG 512, or permission of instructor. Prerequisite: LAW H 504/B H 514/PHG 512, or permission of instructor. Offered: jointly with B H 516.
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
PHG 512 prerequisite or permission of instructor
Class assignments and grading
three short papers