Assistant Professor, Primary Faculty for the Program in Genomics and Ethics, Medical College of WisconsinBiography
Kimberly Strong, PhD is the primary faculty with the Program in Genomics and Ethics at the Medical College of Wisconsin's Center for Bioethics and Medical Humanities and she also holds a secondary appointment with the MCW Human and Molecular Genetics Center. She has degrees in Biology, Genetic Counseling, and Bioethics and has direct experience in preimplantation genetic diagnosis, embryology, genetic counseling, psychosocial research, patient advocacy and research ethics and her lectures have included bioethical issues related to assisted reproductive technologies, gamete donation, genetic counseling, genetic testing and stem cell research. Dr. Strong's broad academic area of expertise is in the application and limits of 'empirical bioethics', particularly its value in informing the discourses surrounding contentious and emerging technologies. Her current research revolves around exploring the ethical and social issues involved in the use of whole genome sequencing.