Research Areas

Bioethics research is conducted at the Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine in four key areas:

  1. Genomics and Precision Medicine, focusing primarily on the use of genomic technologies to enhance both acute clinical and preventive care
  2. Public Health, including pandemic preparedness and response, as well as community health
  3. Clinical and Research Ethics, including the effective uses and evaluation of ethics consultation, and ethical issues in the conduct and oversight of human subjects research
  4. Issues of Diversity, Inclusion and Social Justice, including equality and health disparities, as well as health access and discrimination.

Grants and Contracts

  • Grants Funded
  • Contracts Funded


  • Genetics/Genomics and Precision Medicine
  • Pandemic Preparedness/Response
  • Clinical and Research Ethics
  • Diversity, Inclusion and Social Justice

Special Projects and Resources

  • Genomic Family History Project
  • WHO Grant Report
  • New Frameworks for Informed Consent in Genomics and Precision Medicine (Coming Soon)