Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Center for Genetic Medicine

Sharon A Aufox, MS

Sharon A Aufox, MS

Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology (Clinical Genetics)

Contact

312/472-4683

NMH/Arkes Family Pavilion Suite 1260
676 N Saint Clair
Chicago IL 60611

s-aufox( at )northwestern.edu

Education and Certification

MS: Sarah Lawrence College (1996)

Interests

Description of Interests

I am interested in understanding the informed consent process around genetic research and predictive genomic testing. Additionally, I am interested in how patients and physicians choose to use information from predictive testing to manage their health. Furthermore, I am interested in understanding what the general patient population understands about genomic testing, genetic/genomic research, and personalized genomic medicine as well as the best way this information can be communicated.

Interests (Keywords)

Genetic Testing/Counseling; Genetics; Genetics: Medical; Genomics; Health Communications; Medical Decision Making

Research and Publications

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