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    Effect of ethnicity, gender and drug use history on achieving high rates of affirmative informed consent for genetics research: impact of sharing with a national repository
    with Brenda Ray, Elizabeth Ducat, Ann Ho, Sara Hamon, and Mary Jeanne Kreek
    Journal of Medical Ethics 37 (6): 374-379. 2011.
    Aim Genetic research representative of the population is crucial to understanding the underlying causes of many diseases. In a prospective evaluation of informed consent we assessed the willingness of individuals of different ethnicities, gender and drug dependence history to participate in genetic studies in which their genetic sample could be shared with a repository at the National Institutes of Health. Methods Potential subjects were recruited from the general population through the use of f…Read more