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Statistical Methods for Health Equity Series: Dr Alice Popejoy (UC Davis)

Dr Alice Popejoy (UC Davis) Mapping Human Population Diversity: Building a Trustworthy Resource for Genomics and Medicine

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Statistical Methods for Health Equity Series: Dr Alice Popejoy (UC Davis)
Statistical Methods for Health Equity Series: Dr Alice Popejoy (UC Davis)

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15 Dec 2022, 16:00 – 17:00 GMT

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About the event

The Statistical Methods for Health Equity Series is a monthly online series co-hosted by the Data Science for Health Equity community, the Alan Turing Institute Health Equity Interest Group, and the Department of Statistical Science at University College London.

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For our third talk in the series, we are delighted to welcome Dr Alice Popejoy from UC Davis, who will be speaking on 'Mapping Human Population Diversity: Building a Trustworthy Resource for Genomics and Medicine'. 

Alice Popejoy, Ph.D. is an Assistant Professor in the Epidemiology Division of the Department of Public Health Sciences at the University of California, Davis (UC Davis Health). She is also an Associate Member of the UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center. Dr. Popejoy's research program in public health genetics is situated at the intersections of evolutionary genomics, biomedical data science, statistical genetics, and the attending ethical, legal, and social implications (ELSI). She is currently focused on innovation and methods development to fundamentally shift the way human populations are categorized in biomedical research, epidemiology, and precision medicine. She received her B.A. from Hamilton College and her Ph.D. in public health genetics from the University of Washington.

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Please direct any questions about the webinar series to Brieuc Lehmann at b.lehmann@ucl.ac.uk.

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