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Bioethics Lab Publications

Genetics Paper Publications

New England Journal of Medicine (2018)  

Ancestry DNA Testing and Third Party Privacy 

doi: 10.1056/NEJMp1805870 

h-index: 987; impact factor: 79.258 (#1 in Medicine)  


Nature Reviews Genetics (2019)  

The Value of Genetic Testing to Fill Gaps in Family Health History 

doi: 10.1038/s41576-018-0080-4 

h-index: 345; impact factor: 43.704 (#1 in Genetics)  


Journal of Pediatrics (2023)

Clinically indicated genomic sequencing of children in foster care: legal and ethical issues

doi: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2023.113612

h-index: 227


Trends in Genetics (2020)  

Are Public Repositories Exacerbating Lack of Diversity in Genomic Research? 


h-index: 216; impact factor: 10.627 (#10 in Genetics) 


Family Practice (2023)

Does genetic testing offer utility as a supplement to traditional family health history intake for inherited disease?

doi: 10.1093/fampra/cmad017

h-index: 108


Genetics in Medicine (2023)

Returning integrated genomic risk and clinical recommendations: the eMERGE study

doi: 10.1016/j.gim.2023.100006

h-index 121; impact factor: 9.937 (#1 in Medical Genetics) 


Genetics in Medicine (2023)

P392: Genomic Medicine and Primary Care: The Alabama Genomic Health Initiative


h-index 121; impact factor: 9.937 (#1 in Medical Genetics) 


Genetics in Medicine (2022)  

eP494: Integration of genomics into primary care via the Alabama Genomics Health Initiative

doi: 10.1016/j.gim.2022.01.526

h-index 121; impact factor: 9.937 (#1 in Medical Genetics) 


Genetics in Medicine (2019)  

Return of Raw Data in Genetic Testing and Research 

doi: 10.1038/s41436-019-0607-x 

h-index 121; impact factor: 9.937 (#1 in Medical Genetics) 


Genetics in Medicine (2020)  

A State-Based Approach to Genomics for Rare Disease and Population Screening  

doi: 10.1038/s41436-020-01034-4 

h-index: 121; impact factor: 9.937 (#1 in Medical Genetics) 


Physiological Genomics (2018) 

Genomic Sequencing in the Clinic 


h-index 108; impact factor: 3.044 (#32 in Physiology)  


Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved (2021)  

The role of Community Engagement in Supporting Diversity in Genomic Research 

doi: 10.1353/hpu.2021.0127

h-index: 55; impact factor: 1.393 


Human Biology (2019)  

Genetic Anthropology and Scientific Misconduct 


h-index: 52; impact factor: 1.061 (official journal of the American Association of Anthropological Genetics) 


Journal of Genetic Counseling (2020)  

Recruiting Diversity Where it Exists: The Alabama Genomic Health Initiative 


h-index: 50; impact factor: 2.446 (#10 in “social sciences, biomedical”) 


Health Economics, Policy and Law (2020) 

Addressing Economic Obstacles to Genetic Screening 


h-index 31; impact factor: 1.881 (#31 in Health Policy)  


Adoption Quarterly (2020)  

Ethical Issues in Direct to Consumer Genetic Testing for Adoptees  


h-index: 30; impact factor: 1.13 


Journal of Clinical and Translational Science (2023)

The Alabama Genomic Health Initiative: Integrating genomic medicine into primary care

doi: 10.1017/cts.2023.383

impact factor: 1.09


Healthcare Ethics Committee (HEC) Forum (2018)

Autonomy, Well-Being, and the Value of Genetic Testing for Adopted Persons

doi: 10.1007/s10730-017-9345-0

h-index: 22; impact factor: 0.91


Narrative Inquiry in Bioethics (2018)  

Genetic Testing for Adopted Persons: Challenges and Benefits 

doi: 10.1353/nib.2018.0036 

h-index: 7; impact factor: n/a 


Journal of Community Engagement and Scholarship (2018)  

Trust & Community Engagement in Research about genetic testing in adoptees 

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Rudd Adoption Research Program, “Engaging the Adoption Community About the Potential Uses  

of Genetic Testing,” The Rudd “Future of Adoption Publication Series”.  

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