The Promise and Challenge of Precision Medicine: An Interdisciplinary Conversation

General Programming

February 18, 2016 Thursday, 5:15pm EST Low Memorial Library, Columbia University
  • Center for Science and Society
  • Precision Medicine and Society Initiative
  • Division of Social Sciences, Faculty of Arts & Sciences
  • Free and open to the public
  • First come, first seated

This event features speakers representing fields from science, medicine, and the humanities.

Registration is required. Click here to register.


David Goldstein, Professor of genetics and development and Director of the Institute for Genomic Medicine, Columbia University
Jonathan Metzl, Frederick B. Rentschler II Professor of Sociology and Psychiatry, and the Director of the Center for Medicine, Health, and Society, Vanderbilt University


Rachel Adams, Professor of English and American Studies and Director of the Center for the Study of Social Difference, Columbia University
Ronald Bayer, Professor of Sociomedical Sciences, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health
Yaniv Erlich, Assistant professor of Computer Science, Columbia University
Gil Eyal, Professor and Chair of Sociology, Columbia University
Kathryn Tabb, Assistant Professor of Philosophy, Columbia University

Moderator: Alondra Nelson, Dean of Social Science and Professor of Sociology and Gender Studies, Columbia University