What can you do with a degree from IPHG?

​Our Institute for Public Health Genetics Alumni have found positions at many employers, including:

  • Federal Way Public Schools
  • Seattle Genetics
  • Post Doc at UW - Global Health
  • Frommer Lawrence & Haug LLP, Law Firm
  • UW Tacoma - Neuroeconomics
  • Bedford lab
  • UW School of Pharmacy
  • Project Manager (Research) San Francisco, CA
  • Seattle Children's Research Institute
  • Georgetown University, MD student
  • Business Analyst and Info Senior Manager at Amgen, Los Angeles
  • Clinical Specialist at Ambry Genetics
  • Program Assistant II, Fred Hutch, Seattle
  • Senior Project Coordinator at Seattle Children's
  • Outreach manager at UW interdisciplinary Center for Exposures
  • MD Student, UC Davis
  • Kaiser Permanente, Research Division
  • Group Health Research Institute, Research Associate
  • Assistant Professor at Georgia Health Sciences University, Augusta Georgia
  • AAAS Science and Technology Policy Fellow
  • Institute for Genomic Medicine at Columbia University
  • Program Manager at BIO Ventures for Global Health, Seattle
  • UW School of Dentistry, National Forensic DNA Profiling Laboratory
  • Wealth Management Professional, Cary North Carolina - Previously, Merrill Lynch, UW Applied Physics Lab
  • Post Doc at UCSF - Drug Abuse Treatment and Services Research- San Francisco CA.
  • Research Engineer at UW, Genetics Analysis Center
  • Independent Consultant at Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Kirkland WA
  • Assistant Professor at University of Chicago
  • Epidemiologist at National Human Genome Research Institute, Washington D.C.
  • MD Student, Stanford University School of Medicine, CA
  • User Experience Researcher at Google, Seattle
  • Variant Curation Specialist at Recombine, Greater New York City Area
  • Research Coordinator in Global Health, UW  Seattle
  • Graduate Student, UW Virology Clinic
  • Research Associate, Seattle Children's Hospital
  • Systems Analyst Programmer at Fred Hutch, Seattle
  • Research Assistant, MD Student at Oregon Health and Sciences University
  • California Prenatal Screening Program, CA
  • Health Researcher, UW Surgical Outcomes Research Center, Seattle
  • Epidemiologist, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, UW
  • Program and Administrative Manager at the Collaborative on Health and the Environment, Seattle
  • Research Scientist, UW, Seattle
  • Public Engagement Manager at Northwest Association for Biomedical Research
  • Senior Fellow at the UW School of Medicine, Dept. of Pediatrics, Division of Genetics

 

Recent Graduate Profiles

Charleen Adams

Charleen Adams is a cancer epidemiologist. Her dissertation explores differential genome-wide DNA methylation in association with nightshift work. She would like to see new policies to limit the nightshift and argues that such policies are needed to protect the health of millions.

Areas of Interest:
  • differential genome-wide DNA methylation in association with nightshift work

Taryn Hall

Taryn Hall’s research interests are focused on precision phenotyping, gene identification, risk and phenotype prediction, and the translation of genetic discoveries to society.  She has several domains of interest including: chronic pain, medically unexplained conditions, disorders in pregnancy, precision medicine, and forensic genetics.

Areas of Interest:
  • precision phenotyping, gene identification, risk and phenotype prediction, and the translation of genetic discoveries to societ
  • chronic pain, medically unexplained conditions, disorders in pregnancy, precision medicine, and forensic genetics.

Kathleen (Kate) West

Kate West's dissertation draws from a virtue and feminist ethics framework in a mixed methods study of trustworthy research practices within partnerships between communities and university-based researchers, including specific considerations for genomics. For more information about her work, please visit Kate’s website at: www.katemwest.com

Areas of Interest:
  • Trustworthy research practices within partnerships between communities and university-based researchers