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Jayne Brown <[log in to unmask]>
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Mon, 30 Jul 2007 09:07:55 -0500
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Lori, I would love to do something in North Dakota, and can see how 
beneficial this would be as we promote our state plan. Unfortunately due 
to my experiences with working on the state plan, I will not be taking 
any initiatives for any projects in the near future. I apologize for 
this. Jayne

Williamson, Lori L. (HSC) wrote:
> See what Dr. Puryear sent below:
> Lori Williamson, MS, CGC
> ------------------------------------------------------------------------
> *From:* Puryear, Michele (HRSA) [mailto:[log in to unmask]]
> *Sent:* Monday, July 30, 2007 7:10 AM
> *To:* Amy Schwartz; Camille Miller; Cynthia Cameron; Hans Anderssen; 
> Janice Bach; John Johnson; John Moeschler; Mulvihill, John J. (HSC); 
> Joyce Hooker; Judith Benkendorf; Katharine Harris; Kenneth Pass; Kerry 
> Silvey; Williamson, Lori L. (HSC); Louis Bartoshesky; Michael Watson; 
> Piero Rinaldo; Rani Singh; Sylvia Au
> *Subject:*
> Thought some of you might be interested in the following, The RC makes 
> a perfect grantee.  A good partner is our community engagement project 
> in Utah
> The Community Genetics Forum is an annual engagement project sponsored 
> by the Education and Community Involvement Branch (ECIB) of the 
> National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) at the National 
> Institutes of Health. Each year, NHGRI selects a different region of 
> the country to host the Forum activities. In May 2005, the University 
> of Washington was selected to host the first forum, representing the 
> Northwest region of the United States. In 2006, ECIB selected the 
> Southeast region of the country to host the forum, with the University 
> of North Carolina/Duke University as host. For the
> 2007 forum, ECIB selected the Midwest region of the country with the 
> University of Michigan as host. Plans are currently underway to hold 
> five concurrent Forums across the Midwest region, in Michigan, 
> Minnesota, Iowa, Missouri, and Illinois on October 12. The 2008 Forum 
> region will include US Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) 
> regions VIII and IX. This includes Colorado, Montana, North Dakota, 
> South Dakota, Utah, Wyoming, Arizona, California, Hawaii, Nevada, and 
> US Pacific Territories. The NHGRI invites academic institutions, 
> community-based organizations, and other organizations from these 
> areas wishing to plan, implement, and evaluate a Community Genetics 
> Forum in their community to submit an application. The target 
> population for the proposed Forum should be located in one or more 
> locations in the chosen DHHS regions.
> The overall goal of the project is to develop models of community 
> engagement or enhance existing models (i.e. previous Forums or other 
> community engagement projects) of public engagement and public 
> participation within the geographic communities targeted for the 
> project. It is a further goal to develop and evaluate genetics 
> education and public participation supportive materials for the 
> community that can be adapted by others wishing to plan, develop, 
>    implement, and evaluate a public genetics forum with community 
> engagement in their respective communities.
> > 
> > 
> Note these key dates:
> Offerors Intent to Submit a Proposal Due: August 17, 2007
> Proposals / Quotation Due: September 14, 2007
> Notification of Award: September 21, 2007
> Period of Performance: October 1, 2007 through December 31, 2008
> For more information, please visit http://www.genome.gov/19518473
> > 
> >    
> __________________________________
> Michele A. Lloyd-Puryear, M.D., Ph.D.
> Chief, Genetic Services Branch
> Division of Services for Children with Special Health Needs
> Maternal and Child Health Bureau
> 5600 Fishers Lane. Rm 18-A-19
> Rockville, MD 20857
> 301-443-8604-fax
> 301-443-1080-phone

*Jayne Brown*
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Division of Medical Genetics
UND School of Medicine & Health Services
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