• 432 Citations
  • 9 h-Index

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Personal profile

Area of Expertise

My research interests focus on translating genetic and genomic advances into patient care. My projects include the implementation of family health history tools for improvement of patient care and the creation of tools that explain genetic and genomic advances to diverse patient populations. I work to identify and eliminate barriers to the implementation of genetic and genomic medicine in populations that have been traditionally underrepresented in genomic research and medical testing. With rapidly growing fields such as epigenetics and genomic sequencing there is a need to determine the clinical utility of burgeoning tests. In order to achieve this goal, I utilize large patient populations to interrogate real world applications for genetics in healthcare. I focus on the application of genetic testing throughout a patient’s life, from pre-conception through healthy aging.

Education/Academic qualification

PhD in Plant Pathology, Texas A & M University

Award Date: 1 Jan 2004

BS in Bioenvironmental Sciences, Texas A & M University

Award Date: 1 Jan 2000

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Research Output

  • 432 Citations
  • 9 h-Index
  • 22 Article
  • 2 Review article
  • 1 Conference contribution
  • 1 Editorial

Affordable Care Act and cancer stage at diagnosis in an underserved population

Lu, Y., Jackson, B. E., Gehr, A. W., Cross, D., Neerukonda, L., Tanna, B., Ghabach, B. & Ojha, R. P., Sep 2019, In : Preventive Medicine. 126, 105748.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
  • Diversity in the era of precision medicine - From bench to bedside implementation

    Mamun, A., Nsiah, N. Y., Srinivasan, M., Chaturvedula, A., Basha, R., Cross, D., Jones, H. P., Nandy, K. & Vishwanatha, J. K., 1 Jan 2019, In : Ethnicity and Disease. 29, 3, p. 517-524 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 1 Scopus citations

    Implementation, adoption, and utility of family health history risk assessment in diverse care settings: evaluating implementation processes and impact with an implementation framework

    Wu, R. R., Myers, R. A., Sperber, N., Voils, C. I., Neuner, J., McCarty, C. A., Haller, I. V., Harry, M., Fulda, K. G., Cross, D., Dimmock, D., Rakhra-Burris, T., Buchanan, A. H., Ginsburg, G. S. & Orlando, L. A., 1 Feb 2019, In : Genetics in Medicine. 21, 2, p. 331-338 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 7 Scopus citations

    A SMAD4 mutation indicative of juvenile polyposis syndrome in a family previously diagnosed with Menetrier's disease

    Burmester, J. K., Bell, L. N., Cross, D., Meyer, P. & Yale, S. H., 1 Oct 2016, In : Digestive and Liver Disease. 48, 10, p. 1255-1259 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 3 Scopus citations

    Long-term recall of elements of informed consent: A pilot study comparing traditional and computer-based consenting

    McCarty, C. A., Berg, R., Waudby, C., Foth, W., Kitchner, T. & Cross, D. S., 1 Jan 2015, In : IRB Ethics and Human Research. 37, 1, p. 1-5 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle