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 Scientific Committee

Mission Statement: To develop scientific programming for the annual meeting, monthly Research in Progress webinars and other programs as needed.

Co-Chair: Chad Bousman

Co-Chair: Daniel Hertz

Chad Bousman
Uli Broeckel
Paul Burridge
Britt Drogemoller
Eric Gamazon
Daniel Hertz
Stephanie Huang
Jatinder Lamba
Charlie Paulding
Stuart Scott
Tien Troung
Michelle Whirl-Carillo
Yadav Sapkota

 Global PGx Committee

Mission Statement: To serve to stimulate research, education and practice of PGx. This will be done through  building capacity for PGx research, promoting research through fostering networking, building critical mass of PGx knowledgeable communities  through educational programs and creating stakeholder awareness through advocacy.

Co-Chair: Collen Masimirembwa
Co-Chair:  Folefac Aminkeng

Members:   Mohamed Nagy - Africa/Middle East Region
                     Luis Quinones - S.America Region
                     Lay Kek Teh - Southeast Asia Region
                     Ben Kong
                     Aniwaa Owusu-obeng
                     Chakradhara Rao Uppugunduri Satyanarayana
                     Amit Mitra

 Communications Committee

Mission Statement: To increase the visibility and growth of the PGRN in the scientific and medical communities, through social media and media sharing networks, blogs, and other potential networking opportunities.

Chair:         Assaf Gottlieb
Co-Chair:   Grace Nguyen

Members:  Meghan Arwood
                    Chiara Fabbri
                   Sony Tuteja

 Early Career Committee

Mission Statement: To facilitate engagement and visibility of trainees and early career scientists in the field of pharmacogenomics and to develop programs that will enhance the careers of these trainees and early career scientists.

Chair:               Jason Karnes
Co-Chair:         Aniwaa Owusu Obeng

Members:       Chad Bousman
                          Katelyn Neely
                          Kenneth Thummel
                          Heidi Steiner
                          Sally Luvsantseren
                          Taichi Ochi

 Education Committee

Mission Statement: The education committee will develop PGRN educational programs and content focused on research and clinical implementation of PGx for trainees, researchers, practitioners and the public.

Chair:               Phil Empey 
Co-Chair:         Emily Cicali

Members:       Billy Murphy
                         Ben Kong
                         Jill Bates
                         Chakradhara Uppugunduri

                         Axel Baez-Torres

                         Kevin Hicks

 Publications Committee


To promote the field of pharmacogenomics within the global scientific and clinical communities through written publications. This will be accomplished by writing and submitting manuscripts (e.g., commentaries, guidelines, positions papers, reviews, meeting reviews) on all aspects of pharmacogenomics ranging from discovery through implementation, and sponsoring theme issues in scientific journals including pharmacology, medical, and other journals.

Publications Committee

Co-Chair:  Michelle Whirl-Carrillo
Co-Chair:  Akin Oni-Orisan, Co-Chair

Members:      Folefac Amienking
Kristine Crews

                        Kathy Giacomini
                        Billy Murphy
Nam Nguyen
Max Smith

                        Kelan Tantisera

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