Past Event

Consuelo H. Wilkins – Engagement, Equity, and the Promise of Precision Medicine

February 6, 2017
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
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Florence Irving Auditorium, Columbia University, 1130 St. Nicholas Avenue, New York

Speaker: Consuelo H. Wilkins, Associate Professor of Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center and Meharry Medical College; Executive Director, Meharry-Vanderbilt Alliance

Dr. Wilkins will give a talk on precision medicine. The talk is part of the 2017 Advances in Precision Medicine Seminar Series.

Consuelo H. Wilkins, MD, MSCI, is the Executive Director of the Meharry-Vanderbilt Alliance, a strategic partnership between Meharry Medical College and Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Her primary responsibilities include developing and supporting collaborative initiatives and programs in biomedical research, community engagement and interprofessional learning. She holds appointments as Associate Professor of Medicine at both Vanderbilt University Medical Center and Meharry Medical College. As co-director of the Meharry-Vanderbilt Community-Engaged Research Core in the Vanderbilt Institute for Clinical and Translational Science, she brings together academic researchers and community members to improve community health and healthcare through community-engaged research. Dr. Wilkins is widely recognized for her work in stakeholder engagement and is Principal Investigator of a Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) Research Award focused on Improving Patient Engagement and Understanding Its Impact on Research.

This event is sponsored by the Columbia Precision Medicine Initiative, Center for Research on Ethical, Legal & Social Implications of Psychiatric, Neurologic & Behavioral Genetics, and Irving Institute for Clinical and Translational Research