Fall Discussion Group

The Personalized Health Care Discussion Group is an informal conversation about wide-ranging topics relevant to personalized health care. All are welcome to attend, but an RSVP is requested, to Connie Barth at cbarth@genetics.utah.edu

When:
Second and fourth Monday of each month during September - November 2013
5:15 - 6:30 pm

Where:
Williams Building
295 Chipeta Way (in Research Park)
Conference Room 238A

Questions or RSVP:
Contact Connie Barth at cbarth@genetics.utah.edu or (801) 585-0343.

Schedule

Date Topic Speaker(s)
9/9/2013

"Genes and Patents: Opportunities and Challenges Moving Forward"

The state of the field following the Supreme Court decision in Assn. for Molecular Pathology v. Myriad Genetics, Inc.

Patrick Burke, PhD
VP Emerging Products
VP Strategic Collaborations
Myriad Genetics, Inc.

Ken Chahine, PhD, JD
Senior Vice President, Ancestry.com
President, Ancestry DNA
Professor of Law, University of Utah

Larry Meyer, MD, PhD
Professor of Dermatology, Medicine and Pediatrics
University of Utah School of Medicine
Associate Chief of Staff, Research,
SLC VA Medical Center
Director, Genomic Medicine Service
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

9/23/2013

Panel Discussion: Genes and Patents

Patrick Burke, PhD

Ken Chahine, PhD, JD

Elaine Lyon, PhD
Associate Professor (Clinical) of Pathology
University of Utah
Division Medical Director, Genetics,
ARUP Laboratories, Inc.
President-Elect, Association for Molecular Pathology

10/14/2013

Genetic Test Results in the Clinic: Moving Beyond Paper

    • Clinical importance of paradigms to bring usable genetic test results to the point of care
    • Intermountain Healthcare's approach
    • Perspective from the front-line clinician who receives / interprets / makes decisions about test results
    • Perspective from diagnostic lab

Michael Varner, MD
Professor & Vice Chair for Research,
Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology
Interim Director, Program in Personalized Healthcare
Program Associate Director, Center for Clinical and Translational Science
University of Utah
Co-Director, Clinical Genetics Institute
Intermountain Healthcare

Grant Wood, BS
Senior Information Technology Strategist
Clinical Genetics Institute
Intermountain Healthcare

Kory Jasperson, MS, CGC
Genetic Counselor
Huntsman Cancer Institute

Gwen McMillin, PhD
Medical Director, Clinical Drug Abuse Testing
Medical Director, Trace Elements
Co-Medical Director, Pharmacogenomics
ARUP Laboratories, Inc.
Associate Professor of Pathology
University of Utah

10/28/2012

Genetic Test Results in the Clinic: Moving Beyond Paper

  • Overview of federal Health eDecisions initiative to define and validate clinical decision support interoperability standards for Meaningful Use Stage II; how UUHSC is piloting this approach with Epic
  • Applications to Genetics and Personalized Health Care Clinical Decision Support in the EMR

Kensaku Kawamoto MD, PhD
Associate Chief Medical Information Officer
Director, Knowledge Management and Mobilization
Assistant Professor, Department of Biomedical Informatics
University of Utah

Brandon Welch, M Sc
PhD Candidate, Department of Biomedical Informations
Predoctoral Fellow, Program in Personalized Health Care

11/11/2013

Patient Preferences in Personalized Health Care

  • Overview of patient-centered care, community-based participatory research, status, opportunities, challenges
  • Examples of projects underway at Intermountain Healthcare and in the Utah Center for Clinical and Translational Science (CTSA)
  • Redesigning Ambulatory Care Delivery to Enhance Asthma Control in Children: The Electronic AsthmaTracker (e-AT)

Leslie Lenert MD, MS, FACP, FACMI
Ann G. and Jack Mark Presidential Chair in Internal Medicine
Associate Chair for Quality and Innovation, Department of Internal Medicine
Professor of Internal Medicine and Biomedical Informatics
University of Utah School of Medicine

Lucy Savitz, PhD, MBA
Director of Research and Education,
Intermountain Healthcare Institute for Health Care Delivery Research
Research Professor of Clinical Epidemiology
University of Utah School of Medicine
Director, Patient Centered Research Methods Core,
Utah Center for Clinical and Translational Science

Flory NKoy, MD, MS, MPH
Associate Research Professor of Pediatrics
Director of Research, Division of Inpatient Medicine
Adjunct Associate Professor of Biomedical Informatics
University of Utah School of Medicine/Primary Children's Medical Center

12/2/2013
(note date change due to holiday week!)

Panel Discussion: Patient Preferences in Personalized Health Care

Diana Brixner, RPh, PhD
Professor and Chair of Pharmacotherapy
Executive Director, Pharmacotherapy Outcomes Research Center
Director of Outcomes, Program in Personalized Health Care
University of Utah

Lucy Savitz, PhD, MBA

Flory NKoy, MD, MS, MPH

Patient Advocate, Intermountain Primary Children's Hospital