Consortium Research Associate Awarded Borman Fellowship

Rebecca Branum
Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Rebecca Branum, JD, who has served for the past two years as the Consortium’s Postdoctoral Research Associate, has been awarded the inaugural Marvin Borman Public Service and Community Engagement Fellowship to help support her studies at the University of Minnesota’s Humphrey School of Public Affairs. The Borman Fellowship honors Marvin Borman, a Minneapolis civic leader, by funding and recognizing students demonstrating commitment to service and community in the Twin Cities and beyond. Ms. Branum graduated from the University of Minnesota Law School in 2012. Beginning in Fall ’14, she will pursue a public policy graduate degree at the Humphrey School, focusing on regulation and governmental relations in health, privacy, and information technology. As a Research Associate, Ms. Branum has collaborated with Consortium Chair Susan Wolf, JD, on a number of projects, including an NIH/NCI/NHGRI-funded research project on “Disclosing Genomic Incidental Findings in a Cancer Biobank: An ELSI Experiment.”