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Patricia A. Marshall, PhD

Professor, Bioethics 216.368.6196 (o)

Member, Cancer Prevention, Control & Population Research Program


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Dr. Marshall's current research activities include a cross-cultural study of informed consent to genetic epidemiological research on hypertension and breast cancer in the U.S. and Nigeria. She is a member of the investigative team for the development of a haplotype map for the human genome at project sites in Nigeria, Kenya, and South Africa. Dr. Marshall is working with colleagues on a multi-site study of effective strategies for hepatitis B vaccinations for injection drug users. She is a co-investigator on a multi-site study of challenges associated with informed consent in tissue donation in the U.S. She is now developing a study of informed consent practices in HIV clinical trials being implemented in Uganda.