Final Oral Examination – Imanni Sheppard

The University Of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, and the Medical Humanities Graduate Program are pleased to announce the final examination of Immani Sheppard for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy. 

Dissertation
"The Parallax of Personalized Medicine: A Critical, Socio-Medical Analysis of the Trajectory of Pharmacogenomics and Genome Wide Association Studies"

Supervisory Committee

  • Chair: Jerome Crowder, PhD, Associate Professor, Medical Humanities Graduate Program, The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston
  • David Niesel, PhD, Chief Research Officer, Vice President, and Dean, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Lawrence E. Etheridge, Jr. Professor, Department of Microbiology Graduate Program, The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston
  • Evelyn Bernadette McKinney, PhD, JD, Assistant Professor, Medical Humanities Graduate Program, The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston
  • M. Kristen Peek, PhD, Professor, Vice Chair of Education, Dean of Recruiting, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Director, Population Health Sciences Graduate Program, The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston
  • Jamie Faye Hutchinson, PhD, MPH, Professor, Department of Comparative Cultural Studies, The University of Houston, Houston, TX

All faculty and students are invited to attend, but are required to sit quietly. Only members of the supervisory committee are permitted to speak to the candidate during the defense.  All guests will be asked to leave the room at the end of the defense while the committee members deliberate.

Event Information

Event: Final Oral Examination – Imanni Sheppard
Date & Time: , 2018 - -
Location: 2.506B Jennie Sealy Hospital, Galveston, TX
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