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Solving the Mystery of a Grandfather’s Death

December 6, 2023, at 10am
 

Knowing your family’s medical history is important for everyone, especially as we become more aware of the role played by genetics in many medical conditions.  See this video of Michelle Casey, previously a senior research fellow in the School of Public Health, Division of Health Policy & Management, as she presents her trek through family medical history.

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FAMILY HISTORY

Solving the mystery of a death

Wed, Dec 6 2023, 10am

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Event to be held via Zoom.
 

Knowing your family’s medical history is important for everyone, especially as we become more aware of the role played by genetics in many medical conditions. If this topic is of interest to you, please mark your calendar and plan to attend the next meeting of UMRA’s Family History Interest Group (FHIG) on Wednesday, December 6, from 10 to 11 a.m. via Zoom.

"Preparing A Family Medical History and Solving the Mystery of a Grandfather’s Death” is the title of the program that will be presented by UMRA member Michelle Casey. In her presentation, Casey will discuss her motivation for preparing a family medical history, describe the process she used, and share lessons she learned. She will include suggestions for finding family death records—despite data challenges—based on her lengthy search for her own grandfather’s death record.

Casey was a senior research fellow in the School of Public Health, Division of Health Policy & Management when she retired from the University in 2018. 

An email with the Zoom link will be sent to all UMRA members one month and also one week before the program.  We hope you can join us. 

—Lynn C. Anderson and Craig Swan, FHIG co-chairs 



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