Doctoral Student

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  • Marilyn S. Baffoe-Bonnie
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  • Marilyn S. Baffoe-Bonnie is a doctoral student in the Department of Sociology at Rutgers University studying the sociology of health and illness, science and technology, and race, ethnicity, and immigration. Her research utilizes quantitative and qualitative methods and examines health disparities and the ethical, legal, and social implications of emerging genomic biotechnologies by focusing on sickle cell disease and CRISPR’s move to the clinic. Marilyn is a Predoctoral Fellow in the Department of Bioethics at the National Institutes of Health where her work is co-funded by the National Human Genome Research Institute. Her work has been published in the journal Bioethics. Marilyn holds a Master of Bioethics from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and a Bachelor of Science in Psychology with minors in Health Studies and Peace, Justice, and Human Rights from Haverford College.