Scott Roberts received APHA Genomics Forum Outstanding Research Award
CBSSM's Scott Roberts recently received the 2020 Outstanding Research Award from the America Public Health Association (APHA) Genomics Forum. Dr. Roberts' research addresses ethical and psychosocial issues involved in disclosing genetic test information. He has studied participants’ motivations and interests in genetic testing, the psychological impact of providing risk disclosure, and health behavior changes prompted by risk assessment. His work in this area has focused primarily on genetic testing for Alzheimer’s disease and hereditary cancer syndromes.