Office of Population Health Genomics, Public Health Division, Department of Health

Office of Population Health Genomics, Public Health Division, Department of Health

The Office of Population Health Genomics was established in 2001 as the Genomics Directorate because of recommendations made in the HARC Report. The Office is unique in Australia and allows WA Health to respond to the advances in genetic technology.

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Department of Health Western Australia
Level 3, C Block
189 Royal Street
East Perth, Western Australia
WA 6004
Australia

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Hugh Dawkins Hugh Dawkins

Professor Dawkins leads the OPHG in the development and management of policies, plans and statewide services to minimise the impact of rare diseases. He provides advice and recommendations on issues relating to genetic testing, screening, gene patents, genetic privacy, stem cell therapy and the translation of new knowledge and technologies to improve in health services.

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