Joni Rutter | Director of Scientific Programs, All of Us Research Proframme, Precision Medicine Initiative
National Institutes of Health

Joni Rutter, Director of Scientific Programs, All of Us Research Proframme, Precision Medicine Initiative, National Institutes of Health

Joni L. Rutter, Ph.D., is the Director of Scientific Programs within the All of Us Research Program of the Precision Medicine Initiative at the National Institutes of Health.  She leads the scientific, programmatic development, and implementation efforts to build a national research cohort of one million or more U.S. participants to advance precision medicine.
Prior to joining the All of Us Research Program, Dr. Rutter led the Division of Neuroscience and Behavior at the National Institute on Drug Abuse.  In this role, she developed and coordinated research on basic and clinical neuroscience, brain and behavioral development, genetics, epigenetics, computational neuroscience, bioinformatics, drug discovery, and also coordinated the NIDA Genetics Consortium and biospecimen repository.
Dr. Rutter is internationally recognized for her work in basic and clinical research in human genetics and in the study of genetic and environmental risk factors focusing on the fields of cancer and addiction.  She received her Ph.D. from Dartmouth Medical School and completed a fellowship at the National Cancer Institute.  Her primary scientific objective is to integrate genetic principles with environmental influences to inform more deeply our understanding of how individual and societal factors impact health and disease.


Precision 2018 Day 1 @ 12:40

Accelerating precision health for all of us: the all of us research program

  • Provide an overview of the NIH All of Us Research Program
  • Describe the Infrastructure for digitally driven research resource, from participant engagement to data access
  • Describe data collection plans for enabling precision medicine research

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