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National Institutes of Health

National Institutes of Health
Secretary's  Advisory Committee
 on Genetics, Health and Society



Secretary's Advisory Committee on Genetics, Health, and Society
Inaugural Meeting
June 11-12, 2003
Washington, DC

Wednesday, June 11, 2003

Wednesday, June 11 2003 morning:
part one   part two
Wednesday, June 11 2003 afternoon:
part one   part two
or to view specific segments click on specific times in the agenda below

Introductory Session


9:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m

Welcome, Opening Remarks, and Induction of Members
Elias A. Zerhouni, M.D.
Director, National Institutes of Health

9:30 a.m. 10:30 a.m.

Roundtable Introductions

10:30 a.m. 11:00 a.m.

Relevant Rules of Conduct

Federal Advisory Committee Act Regulations
Valerie Hurt, J.D.

Office of the General Counsel, Public Health Division, DHHS

Ethics in Government Regulations
Holli Beckerman-Jaffe, J.D.

Office of the General Counsel, Ethics Division, DHHS

11:00 a.m. 11:15 a.m.


Informational Briefings


11:15 a.m. 12:15 p.m.

Existing Genetic Technologies and Their Integration into Health Care and Public Health
Wylie Burke, M.D., Ph.D.

Chair, Department of Medical History and Ethics, University of Washington



Emerging Genetic Technologies and Their Medical and Public Health Applications
Nicholas C. Dracopoli, Ph.D.

Vice President of Clinical Discovery Technology, Pharmaceutical
Research Institute, Bristol-Myers Squibb

Questions and Answers


12:15 p.m. 1:15 p.m.


1:15 p.m. 3:00 p.m

The Financing of Genetic Technologies in the US Health Care System
John W. Rowe, M.D.

Chair and CEO, Aetna HealthCare

Future Directions in Genetic and Genomic Research
Francis S. Collins, M.D., Ph.D.

Director, National Human Genome Research Institute

Issues in the Use of Genetic Technologies in Bioterrorism
Claire M. Fraser, Ph.D.

President and Director, The Institute for Genomic Research

Questions and Answers




Issues in the Use of Genetic Technologies in Forensics
Bruce Budowle, Ph.D.

Forensic Science Laboratory, Federal Bureau of Investigation


3:00 p.m. 3:15p.m.


3:15 p.m. 4:00 p.m

Ethical, Legal, and Social Implications of Genetic Technologies
Eric T. Juengst, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Biomedical Ethics, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

Genetic Technologies and Intellectual Property Issues
Lawrence Sung, Ph.D., J.D.

Assistant Professor of Law, University of Maryland School of LawQuestions and Answers


4:00 p.m. 5:00 p.m.

Roundtable Discussion with Presenters


5:00 p.m. 5:45 p.m

Public Comment