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Nursing and Health Studies Program

Christopher Wade

Christopher H. Wade, PhD, MPH
Assistant Professor

18115 Campus Way NE
Box 358532
Bothell, WA 98011

Email: cwade@uwb.edu        
Work: (425) 352-5322
Office: UW1-230
Fax: (425) 352-3237
 
 
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PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Assistant Professor- University of Washington Bothell, Bothell, WA           2010-Present Nursing and Health Studies Program

Adjunct Professor- University of Washington Bothell, Bothell, WA                        2012-Present School of Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences

Postdoctoral Fellowship- National Human Genome Research Institute, Bethesda, MD        
2005-2010 Jointly sponsored in the Social & Behavioral Research Branch and the Genome Technology Branch
Research: Ethical, social, and health implications of personalized genomic testing.

EDUCATION

Masters of Public Health- Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD
2007-2008 Health, Behavior and Society Department
MPH Capstone: Ethical considerations for social and behavioral research that involves the return of genomic information to study participants.

Doctor of Philosophy- Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT                                 2000-2005 Molecular Biology and Biochemistry Department.
Dissertation: Identification and characterization of the ribosome and rRNA biogenesis regulon in Saccharomyces cerevisiae.

Bachelor of Arts- Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT                                 1996-2000 Dual Majors: Science in Society Program, Molecular Biology and Biochemistry.

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Course Instruction:

Instructor- Scholarly Inquiry for Nursing Practice II (BNURS 521) 
2012 University of Washington Bothell

Instructor- Evidence Based Practice and Nursing Inquiry (BNURS 403)  2011-2012 University of Washington Bothell

Instructor- Special Project in Nursing (BHLTH 498)
2011-2012 University of Washington Bothell

Instructor- Senior Portfolio (BNURS 495)
2011-2012 University of Washington Bothell

Instructor- Advanced Fieldwork Community Health Nursing (BNURS 503)   2010-2012 University of Washington Bothell

Instructor- Special Projects (BNURS 598) 2010-2012
University of Washington Bothell

Instructor- Genetics and Public Health (BHLTH 497) 2010-2011
University of Washington Bothell

Co-Instructor and Lecturer- Applications of Genomics to Public Health Challenges 2006-2010
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Co-Instructor and Lecturer- Advanced Molecular Biology Laboratory 2003-2004 Wesleyan University

Laboratory Instructor and Lecturer- Introductory Biology
2001 Wesleyan University

Invited Course Lectures:
 
Lecturer- Legal and Ethical Issues in Clinical Practice                         
2011-2012 University of Washington Bothell

Lecturer-Bioethics        
2012 University of Washington Bothell

Lecturer- Issues and Values in Biology                         
2011 Seattle Pacific University

Lecturer- Implications for Personalized Medicine
2010 Henry Ford Health System

Lecturer- Responsible Conduct of Research
2006-2010 National Human Genome Research Institute

Lecturer- Issues in Public Health Genetics
2009 University of Michigan School of Public Health

Lecturer- Social Bases of Public and Community Health
2008 University of Maryland Baltimore County

Lecturer- Genetic Counselors Seminar
2007 National Human Genome Research Institute

Lecturer- Research Frontiers in Molecular Biology
2000-2004 Wesleyan University

Lecturer- Biophysics Seminar on Research Ethics
2004 Wesleyan University

Mentorship:

Chairperson- Master’s Project Committee, University of Washington Bothell
2011-2012

  • Jasmine Gill- Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Role Perceptions: A Pilot Study Instrument
  • Melissa Pearson- The Workplace Violence Scale: An Instrument for Measuring Workplace Violence among Licensed Practical Nurses in Long-term Care
  • Joseph Johnson- Postponed to writing Summer 2012

Mentor- BSN Student Independent Study, University of Washington Bothell
2011

  • Debra Stocks- Genetics and Nursing     
  • Libby Baldwin- Early Onset Alzheimer’s Disease
  • Sara Giordano- Genetic Testing for Alcoholism: Implications for Public Health
  • Mary Javier- Communication of Genetic Risks to Women With BRCA1 & 2 mutations     
  • Bradley Johnson- Ethical Implications of DTC Genetic Testing
  • Rajnita Narayan- Vaccine Preventable Disease
  • Siobahan Mangus- Direct-to-Consumer Genetic Testing and its Role in Healthcare Disparities
  • Autumn Walker- Genetics and Down Syndrome

Member- Master’s Project Committee, University of Washington Bothell
2011-2012

  • Jane Tellis- A Fall Prevention Program for Nursing Home Staff
  • Amy Becroft- Educating ICU Nurses on Early Mobility of the Mechanically Intubated Ventilator Patient
  • Anjanette Allard- Educating Nurses about Postpartum Depression in Mothers of Hospitalized Newborns                                         

Chairperson- Master’s Project Committee, University of Washington Bothell
2010-2011

  • Malgorzata Mazewska- Nurse Mentoring Model for Overlake Hospital
  • Coral Crandall- Building Competencies as a Clinical Nurse Educator

Member- Master’s Project Committee, University of Washington Bothell
2010-2011

  • Maurine Clark- Nitrous Oxide Sedation of Pediatric Patients
  • Dennis Chang- Actualizing Innovative Pedagogy
  • Helen Shapiro- Improving Access to Hemophilia Genetic Testing

Mentor- Master’s Student Independent Study, University of Washington Bothell
2010

  • Helen Shapiro- Public Health Genomics

Mentored eight fellows in the SBRB summer training program
2009

  • National Human Genome Research Institute

Trained six health educators on the principles and interpretation of genomic testing
2006-2007

  • National Human Genome Research Institute

Mentored seven graduate students in the McAlear Lab
2000-2005

  • Wesleyan University 

INSTITUTIONAL SERVICE

Curriculum Committee, Health Studies Major, UWB  2012-Present

Chair, Health Studies Major Working Group, UWB 2011-2012

Working Group Member 2010-2011

  • Worked to develop a formal proposal and curriculum for a new public health major within the UWB Nursing and Health Studies Program.

Faculty Oversight Committee of the Center for University Studies, UWB 2012

  • Developed curriculum for students in their first two years of study at UWB.

Admissions Committee, Nursing Program, UWB 2012

  • Reviewed applicants to the Nursing Program for academic merit and professional qualifications.

Team Member, Review of the Nursing Program Tenure-Track Promotion Criteria, UWB 2012

  • Updated the Nursing Program Promotion & Tenure criteria for Tenure-Track faculty.

 
Campus Organizer- Annual Western Regional International Health Conference, UWS 2012

  • Provided publicity for this undergraduate global health conference on the UWB campus.

Participant, Diversity Minor Workshop, UWB 2012

  • Assisted in the development of curriculum content for the new Diversity Minor.

Course Coordinator for BNURS 403- Nursing Program, UWB 2011-2012

  • Worked with other faculty, including two visiting lecturers, to support their teaching of Evidence-Based Practice and Nursing Inquiry, BNURS 403.

Member, IAS Teaching Circle- Science, Technology, & Society Major, UWB 2011-2012          

  • Served as a non-IAS member on a four-person team that revised the STS major curriculum in preparation for decision-making by the STS CAWG.

Member, Curriculum Area Working Group- Science, Technology, & Society Major, UWB 2011-2012

  • Participated in this decision-making group for curriculum revisions to the IAS STS major.

Faculty Advisor-White Ribbon Campaign, UWB 2011-2012

  • Provided support and advice to students organizing the White Ribbon Campaign, which seeks to raise awareness among men about sexual violence.

Institutional Review Board- National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease, NIH 2007-2010

  • Served as the alternate IRB bioethics representative.

Volunteer- National DNA Day, NIH 2006-2010

  • Traveled to high schools nationwide to lecture on DNA and health. Served as an online student advisor.

President 2003-2004, Vice Pres. 2004-2005 – Wesleyan Graduate Student Association 2003-2005

  • Worked with the administration on graduate student needs. Oversaw committees and funding allocation.

Representative- Wesleyan Graduate Council 2003-2004

  • Spokesperson for graduate students on the council charged with managing the graduate program.

Representative- Wesleyan Student Life Committee 2003-2004

  • Advocated for student interests on top-level campus policy advisory group for Wesleyan administration.

Graduate Representative- Molecular Biology and Biochemistry Student Council 2000-2005

  • Regularly met with Wesleyan MB&B faculty to discuss and resolve issues of concern in the department.

PROFESSIONAL SERVICE

Peer Reviewer:

  • Genetics In Medicine (2009)
  • Public Health Genomics (2009, 2010)
  • Personalized Medicine (2008)
  • Journal of Pediatric Psychology (2010)
  • Journal of Genetic Counseling (2011).

Working Group Member, International Society of Nurses in Genetics 2011-2012

  • Participated in a five-person subcommittee of the ISONG Ethics Committee to develop a position statement on the provision of newborn screening services by nurses.

Organization Team, Realizing the Health Benefits of Genomics: Developing an Agenda for Social and Behavioral Research 2008

  • Worked with a team to develop and implement an agenda-setting workshop of composed of 50 experts in the fields of genomics and public health.

PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES

International Society of Nurses in Genetics-2011
Service:

  • Ethical Issues and Public Policy Committee
  • Education Committee
  • Research Committee

Washington State Public Health Association -2011
Service:

  • Professional Development Committee

American Public Health Association-2008-Present
American Society for Bioethics and Humanities-2004-Present
 
 
HONORS & AWARDS

  • Barry Kiefer Prize for distinction in molecular biology and biochemistry research-2006
  • Peterson Fellowship for research in biochemistry-2006
  • Hawk Award for excellence in biochemistry-2000
  • Howard Hughes Summer Research Fellowship-1998

GRANTS

  • Biological Futures Research Grant- Center for Biological Futures-2012
    Recipient of $10,000 grant from the Center for Biological Futures at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center to conduct research on the impact of genomic technologies on children and serve on a committee to develop research education program for non-medical researchers.


PEER REVIEWED PRESENTATIONS

International Society of Nurses in Genetics Annual Meeting, Montreal, Canada   -2011
Plenary Session: “Preferences and Responses of People Offered Genetic Susceptibility Testing: Findings of the Multiplex Initiative”

Washington State Public Health Association Joint Conference on Health, Vancouver, WA -2011
“The Development of an Undergraduate Program Addressing Public Health Challenges" 

American Public Health Association Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA -2009
“Genomic information and children’s identity development”

Society of Behavioral Medicine Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA -2008
“When genetic susceptibility testing is offered for multiple common health conditions, who is interested?"

Society of Behavioral Medicine Annual Meeting, Washington, DC -2007
“Considerations for selecting markers in a prototypic genetic test designed to begin evaluating the use of genetic risk information in preventative medicine”
 
National Human Genome Research Institute Retreat, Gettysburg, PA -2006
Plenary Session: “Developing a prototype multiplex genetic test for conveying genetic risk information”

INVITED PRESENTATIONS

Innovation Forum, University of Washington Bothell, Bothell, WA -2012
Panel Moderator: “Innovative Approaches to Global Health Issues.”

Institute for Public Health Genomics, University of Washington, Seattle, WA -2011
“Preferences and Responses of People Offered Genetic Susceptibility Testing: Findings of the Multiplex Initiative”

Research in Progress Seminar, University of Washington Bothell, Bothell, WA -2011
“Will Telling People about their Genetic Susceptibility for Developing Common Diseases Improve the Effectiveness of Public Health Prevention Efforts?”

The Multiplex Initiative: Implications for Personalized Medicine, Detroit, MI -2010
“What did Participants Want to Know about Multiplex Testing? Implications for Decision Support Systems”

ABSTRACTS PRESENTED AT MEETINGS

Biesecker, B.B., Wade, C.H., Shiloh, S., Woolford, S.W., Roberts, S., Alford, S.A., Marteau, T. “Modeling Decisions to Undergo Genetic Testing for Susceptibility to Common Health Conditions: An Ancillary Study of the Multiplex Initiative.” International Congress of Behavioral Medicine, Washington, DC. 2010.

Wade, C.H., Shiloh, S., Woolford, S.W., Roberts, S., Alford, S.A., Marteau, T., Biesecker, B.B. “Modeling Decisions to Undergo Genetic Testing for Susceptibility to Common Health Conditions: An Ancillary Study of the Multiplex Initiative.” Translational Genomics: Looking Back and Moving Forward. National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD. 2010.

Kaphingst, K.A., McBride, C.M, Wade, C.H., Alford, S.H., Brody, L.C., Baxevanis, A.D. Translating information about personal genomic tests for common health conditions to patients. Annual Meeting of the Society for Behavioral Medicine. Montreal, CA. 2009.

Wade, C.H., Brody, L., Kardia, S.L.R., McBride, C.M. “An evidence-based process for identifying genetic variants to use in clinical utility research on genetic susceptibility testing for common health conditions.” Translating “ELSI”: Ethical, Legal, and Social Implications of Genomics. Columbus OH. 2008.

Wade, C.H., Umbarger, M., and McAlear, M.A. “Yeast genes required for ribosome and rRNA biosynthesis are transcriptionally co-regulated.” Yeast Genetics and Molecular Biology Meeting. University of Washington. 2004.

McAlear, MA., Wade, C.H., and Umbarger, M. “The yeast rRNA and ribosome biosynthesis (RRB) regulon includes over 200 genes.” Yeast Genetics and Molecular Biology Meeting. Göteborg, Sweden, 2003.

McAlear, M.A., Wade, C.H., and Umbarger, M. “The yeast rRNA and ribosome biosynthesis (RRB) regulon includes over 200 genes.” International Conference on Ribosome Synthesis. Palais des Congrès, Arcachen, France, 2003.

McAlear, M.A., Wade, C.H., and Umbarger, M. “Yeast genes involved in rRNA and Ribosome Biogenesis are co-regulated in yeast.” Northeast Regional Yeast Meeting, Cornell University. 2002.

PUBLICATIONS

Peer reviewed articles:

Shiloh, S., Wade, C.H., Roberts, J.S., Alford, S.H., Biesecker, B.B. Associations between risk perceptions and worry about common diseases: A between- and within-subjects examination. In Press, Psychology & Health.

Shiloh, S., Wade, C.H., Roberts, J.S., Alford, S.H., Biesecker, B.B. On averages and peaks: how do people integrate multiple diseases to reach a decision about multiplex genetic testing. In Press, Medical Decision Making.

Wade, C.H., Shiloh, S., Roberts, J.S., Alford, S.H., Marteau, T.M., Biesecker, B.B. Preferences for specific diseases on a genetic test for multiple common health conditions: An ancillary study of the Multiplex Initiative. Public Health Genomics. 2012 Jun 8, Epub.

Kaphingst, K.A., McBride, C.M., Wade, C.H., Alford S.H., Reid, R., Larson, E., Baxevanis, A.D., Brody, L.C. Patient understanding of and responses to multiplex genetic susceptibility test results. Genetics in Medicine. 2012 Apr 5, Epub.

Wade, C.H., Shiloh, S., Woolford, S.W., Roberts, J.S., Alford, S.H., Marteau, T.M., Biesecker, B.B. Modelling Decisions to Undergo Genetic Testing for Susceptibility to Common Health Conditions: An Ancillary Study of the Multiplex Initiative. Psychology & Health. 2011 Apr; 27(4):430-44.

Kaphingst, K.A., McBride, C.M, Wade, C.H., Alford, S.H., Brody, L.C., Baxevanis, A.D. Consumers’ use of web-based information and their decisions about multiplex genetic susceptibility testing. Journal of Medical Internet Research. 2010 Sep;12(3):e41.

McBride, C.M., Wade, C.H., Kaphingst, K.A. Consumers’ Views of Direct-to-Consumer Genetic Information. Annual Review of Genomics and Human Genetics. 2010 Sep 22;11:427-46.

Wade, C.H., Wilfond, B.S., McBride, C.M. Effects of Genetic Risk Information on Children’s Psychosocial Wellbeing: A Systematic Review of the Literature. Genetics in Medicine. 2010 Jun; 12(6):317-26.

Wade, C.H., McBride, C.M., Kardia, S.L.R, Brody, L.C. Considerations for Designing a Prototype Genetic Test to use in Translational Research. Public Health Genomics. 2010; 13(3):155-65.

Wade, C.H., and Wilfond, B. Ethical and clinical practice considerations for genetic counselors associated with direct-to-consumer marketing of genetic tests. American Journal of Medical Genetics. 2006 Nov 15:142(4):284-92.

Wade, C.H., Umbarger, M., and McAlear, M.A. The budding yeast rRNA and ribosome biosynthesis (RRB) regulon contains over 200 genes. Yeast. 2006 Mar;23(4):293-306.

Wade, C.H., Shea, K.A., Jensen, R.V., and McAlear, M.A. EBP2 is a member of the yeast RRB regulon, a transcriptionally coregulated set of genes that are required for ribosome and rRNA biosynthesis. Molecular and Cellular Biology. 2001 Dec;21(24):8638-50.

Invited commentaries:

Wade, C.H., McBride, C.M., Kardia, S.L.R., Brody, L.C. A response to “Why realistic test scenarios in translational research remain hypothetical.” Public Health Genomics. 2009 Sept. 3rd E-pub.

Wade, C.H., and Kalfoglou, A. When do genetic researchers have a duty to recontact study participants? American Journal of Bioethics. 2006 Nov-Dec;6(6):26-7.

Book chapters:

Sanderson, S., Wade, C.H., McBride, C.M. Role of social and behavioral research in assessing the utility of genetic information. In: Human Genome Epidemiology, 2nd Edition. Eds. Muin Khoury, Sara Bedrosian, Marta Gwinn, Julian Higgins, John Ioannidis, and Julian Little. Oxford University Press, NY. 2009.