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Recent & Upcoming Events


ASHG (American Society of Human Genetics) 
Distinguished Speakers Symposium

November 5-9, 2024

Dr. Lumpkins will present research at the American Society of Human Genomics (ASHG) during the annual conference in Denver, Colorado, occurring November 5-9.  She will participate in the Distinguished Speakers Symposium where "the major goal is to undertand, treat and correct genetic disases and alleviate patient suffering".  The Symposium will feaure leaders who have made important discovervies and also have given hope to patients and framed the ethics, policy, and communication around ground-breaking genetics and genomics research. 

International Communication Association (ICA) Blue Sky Panel

June 20-24, 2024

Dr. Lumpkins and Dr. Yvonnes Chen will present research at the 74th Annual International Communication Association Conference in Gold Coast, Queensland, Austraila; the conference was titled, "Communication and Global Human Rights." Drs. Lumpkins and Chen presented their recently accepted highlights from their book chapter - "COVID-19 and Community Voices: A Look at How Trusted Community Members Inform Public Health Preparedness and Effective Communication Strategies," in the Palgrave Handbook of Communication and Health Disparities. 

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