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Phillips named as Member of National Academy of Medicine Roundtable on Genomics and Precision Health
By UCSF School of Pharmacy Editorial Staff / Wed Mar 17, 2021
Kathryn Phillips, PhD, has joined the National Academy Roundtable on Genomics and Precision Health, which has been a leading voice in discussions with key stakeholders about the implementation of genomics and precision health.
The Roundtable brings together diverse voices to encourage innovation and actions that foster the wide adoption of and equitable access to the benefits of genomics and precision health. Their vision is to realize the full potential of health for all through genomics and precision health. Their current work focuses on driving innovation, spurring adoption, driving equity, and shaping the policy dialogue about genomics and precision health.
The March Roundtable meeting is discussing new Roundtable initiatives, partnerships for workforce diversity, and the role of the National Academies in the new Presidential Administration.
Phillips is a faculty member in the Department of Clinical Pharmacy. She is a health services and policy researcher and health economist, and the founding director of the TRANSPERS Center (Center for Translational and Policy Research on Personalized Medicine).
About the School: The UCSF School of Pharmacy aims to solve the most pressing health care problems and strives to ensure that each patient receives the safest, most effective treatments. Our discoveries seed the development of novel therapies, and our researchers consistently lead the nation in NIH funding. The School’s doctor of pharmacy (PharmD) degree program, with its unique emphasis on scientific thinking, prepares students to be critical thinkers and leaders in their field.