NHGRI’s Oral History Collection: Interview with Charles Rotimi



For more than twenty years, Charles Rotimi, Ph.D., chief of the Metabolic, Cardiovascular and Inflammatory Disease Genomics Branch at the National Human Genome Research Institute.
( NHGRI), has actually studied the reasons for intricate illness and health variations. This narrative history traces a course from Dr. Rotimi’s early work studying lung and stomach cancer at Ford Motor Company in Cleveland, Ohio, to his deal with Human Heredity and Health in Africa, an NIH effort to establish massive population research studies by African scientists on African populations. Dr. Rotimi’s narrative history likewise provides insights into the intricacies of neighborhood engagement and the significance of global clinical efforts. NHGRI’s Oral History Collection includes conversations with prominent figures in the field of genomics and about the history of institute. Planned for scholars and scientists, each narrative history includes info about science and medication, biographical information and insights into the inner operations of the organization and its efforts.

For more details, go to NHGRI’s History of Genomics Program at https://www.genome.gov/27557501

Records: https://www.genome.gov/multimedia/transcripts/oralhistory/charlesrotimi.pdf.