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NIH State-of-the-Science Conference: Family History and Improving Health

August 24-26, 2009

Natcher Conference Center
Building 45
NIH Campus
Bethesda, Maryland

Conference is free and open to the public.

This activity has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 11.75 Prescribed credits by the American Academy of Family Physicians. This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. For complete CME information, please visit

Be part of pivotal discussions on the effectiveness of family history information for disease prediction and improvement of patient health outcomes. After weighing the evidence from a systematic literature review, expert presentations, and audience input, an impartial, independent panel will present a statement of its collective assessment of the evidence to address six predetermined conference questions; these are listed at

This conference is intended for physicians, researchers, and allied health personnel interested in family history and improving health, as well as interested members of the public.


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Presented by:

The National Human Genome Research Institute and
The Office of Medical Applications of Research of the National Institutes of Health
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Educational Provider