Joseph B. Fanning, Ph.D., is a research fellow at the Center for Biomedical Ethics and Society at Vanderbilt University. His academic training is in religious studies with degrees from Princeton Theological Seminary and Vanderbilt University. His research interests include understanding the ways spirituality and religion influence the practice of medicine.
Religious and spiritual issues in medical genetics†
Article first published online: 23 JAN 2009
Copyright © 2009 Wiley-Liss, Inc.
American Journal of Medical Genetics Part C: Seminars in Medical Genetics
Special Issue: Religion and Genomics: Navigating Pathways and Perspectives of Patient Care
Volume 151C, Issue 1, pages 1–5, 15 February 2009
How to Cite
Fanning, J. B. and Clayton, E. W. (2009), Religious and spiritual issues in medical genetics. Am. J. Med. Genet., 151C: 1–5. doi: 10.1002/ajmg.c.30191
How to cite this article: Fanning JB, Clayton EW. 2009. Religious and spiritual issues in medical genetics. Am J Med Genet Part C Semin Med Genet 151C:1–5.
- Issue published online: 23 JAN 2009
- Article first published online: 23 JAN 2009
- National Human Genome Research Institute. Grant Number: 1 R13 HG004689-01
- Vanderbilt University's Center for the Study of Religion and Culture
- conscientious objection
This article provides an overview of a special issue on the religious and spiritual concerns that arise in the provision of genetic services. It introduces some of the challenges in defining religion and spirituality and provides contexts and summaries for the empirical and normative research that appears in the issue. © 2009 Wiley-Liss, Inc.