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Malia Fullerton

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Professional Title
Professor, Bioethics and Humanities
Associate Director, Institute for Public Health Genetics
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Areas of Interest
ELSI of Genomics Research, Research Ethics, Population Genetics

Stephanie Malia Fullerton, DPhil, is Professor in the department of Bioethics and Humanities at the University of Washington School of Medicine. She is also Adjunct Professor in the UW Departments of Epidemiology, Genome Sciences, and Medicine (Medical Genetics), as well as an affiliate investigator with the Public Health Sciences division of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. She received a PhD in Human Population Genetics from the University of Oxford and later re-trained in Ethical, Legal, and Social Implications (ELSI) research. Dr. Fullerton’s work focuses on the ethical and social implications of genomic research and its equitable and safe translation for clinical and public health benefit.