FORA.tv Speaker - Kathy Hudson
Kathy Hudson is Associate Professor at the Johns Hopkins University Berman Institute of Bioethics, Institute of Genetic Medicine and Department of Pediatrics, as well as Founder and Director of the universityâ€™s Genetics and Public Policy Center. Dr. Hudson established the center with a $10 million grant from The Pew Charitable Trusts to focus exclusively on public policy issues raised by advances in human genetics.
Her research interests include the scientific, legal, ethical and social issues related to human reproductive genetic technologies, genetic testing, gene transfer and human cloning. Before founding the center, Dr. Hudson was Assistant Director of the National Human Genome Research Institute, where she was responsible for communications, legislation, planning and education activities.
Prior to that, she served as a senior policy analyst in the Department of Health and Human Services and worked on Capitol Hill. Dr. Hudson holds a PhD from the University of California at Berkeley.
10.05.07 | 01:02:47 min
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