177002 Critical Social Issues and Policy Dilemmas in Workplace Genetic Testing

Tuesday, October 28, 2008: 10:50 AM

Elaine Draper, PhD, JD , Department of Sociology, California State University, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA
Genetic testing in the workplace raises important social, ethical, legal, and policy issues. This paper places the controversy over beryllium susceptibility testing in the wider context of social inequality and scientific uncertainty.

Learning Objectives:
PLEASE NOTE: This paper is part of a proposed APHA panel, "Genetic Susceptibility Testing for Beryllium: For and Against"

Keywords: Genetics, Occupational Exposure

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I personally did the research and am the expert on the research area I will discuss.
Any relevant financial relationships? No

I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.