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Center Testimony & Statements

February 25, 2009
Center Law and Policy Director Susannah Baruch's comments to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission hearing on the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act
Susannah Baruch's testimony (103 KB)

February 13, 2008
Center Director Kathy Hudson's public comments before the Secretary's Advisory Committee on Genetics, Health, and Society
Kathy Hudson's testimony (56 KB) slide: DTC companies

March 30, 2007
Center Law and Policy Director Gail Javitt's comments at a workshop, "Cancer Related Genetic Testing and Counseling," presented to the National Cancer Policy Forum
Gail Javitt's comments
(52 KB)

March 26, 2007
Center Director Kathy Hudson's public comments before the Secretary's Advisory Committee on Genetics, Health, and Society
Kathy Hudson testimony (14 KB)

March 8, 2007
Center Director Kathy Hudson testifies at the House Energy and Commerce Committee Subcommittee on Health hearing on the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act
Kathy Hudson testimony (93 KB)

February 8, 2007
Law and Policy Director Gail Javitt speaks at a public FDA meeting on the agency’s draft guidance document addressing in vitro diagnostic multivariate index assays (IVDMIAs

Gail Javitt statement (25 KB)

November 16, 2006
Center Director Kathy Hudson testifies before the President's Council on Bioethics
Kathy Hudson testimony (134 KB)

July 27, 2006
Center Director Kathy Hudson testifies before the U.S. Senate Committee on Aging's hearing "At-Home DNA Tests: Marketing Scam or Medical Breakthrough?"
Kathy Hudson testimony (107 KB)

May 10, 2006
Law and Policy Director Gail Javitt's public comments on FDA's "Draft Guidance for Industry and FDA Staff: Pharmacogenetic Tests and Genetic Tests for Heritable Markers"
Gail Javitt commentary (68KB)

March 27, 2006
Law and Policy Director Gail Javitt's public comments before the Secretary's Advisory Committee on Genetics, Health, and Society
Gail Javitt commentary (13 KB)

November 1, 2005
Law and Policy Director Gail Javitt's comments at the Food and Drug Administration hearing on Consumer-Directed Promotion of Regulated Medical Products
Gail Javitt commentary (16 KB)

November 17, 2004
Center Director Kathy Hudson testifies before the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, Subcommittee on Science, Technology, and Space
Prenatal Genetic Testing Technology: Science, Policy, and Ethics
(86 KB)

October 18-19, 2004

Center Director Kathy Hudson's public comments before the Secretary's Advisory Commiittee on Health, Genetics and Society
Kathy Hudson testimony

July 22, 2004

Center Director Kathy Hudson testifies before the House of Representatives Committee on Education and the Workforce, Subcommittee on Employer-Employee Relations
Genetic Non-Discrimination: Examining the Implications for Workers and Employers (4.97 MB)

June 15, 2004
Law and Policy Director Gail Javitt's comments on a draft resolution on direct-to-consumer genetic tests presented to the Secretary's Advisory Committee on Genetics, Health, and Society
Gail Javitt commentary (14KB)

June 12, 2003
Center Director Kathy Hudson testifies before the President's Council on Bioethics
Kathy Hudson Testimony (14KB)