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Welcome to Public Health Genomics
The Office of Public Health Genomics (OPHG) promotes the integration of genomics into public health research, policy, and practice to prevent disease and improve the health of all people.

More about OPHG | Message from Dr. Muin Khoury | Frequently Asked Questions | Priorities for Public Health 2012-2017 | Genomic Tests by Levels of Evidence

Focus Areas

Weekly Update

Timely information on health impact of genomics….

Genomics and Health

Understand the relationships between genes, environment, and health…

Family Health History

Family history is known to be a risk factor for most diseases…

Genomic Testing

Genomic tests are used in many diseases…


Independent evaluation of genomic applications in practice...


What public health can do now to save lives…

Reports and Publications

CDC reports and publications in genomics...


A blog devoted to genomic issues in research, policy and practice...


Podcasts on genetic testing, diseases, and family history…

HuGE Navigator

Integrated, searchable knowledge base of genetic associations...





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