|Ethical, Legal, and Social Issues Section
DOE Human Genome Program Contractor-Grantee
132. Hispanic Role Model and Science Education Outreach Project - Human Genome Project Education and Outreach Component
Institute Of Genetics Education (IGE), Self Reliance Foundation (SRF) and the Hispanic Radio Network (HRN), Santa Fe, NM 87505
This year completes the DOE sponsored project. The project continued to write, produce and broadcast radio programs, in Spanish, about the scientific, medical, and ELSI consequences of the HGP.
The project more than doubled the number of radio programs to 50 shows this year. These programs were divided among three popular radio shows:
Topics covered in the episodes focus on:
In addition, this year the project added two new dimensions to the project.
The project produced three shows for the acclaimed radio talk show "Mundo 2000." These were one hour long shows featuring Spanish-speaking experts in genetics or related fields discussing the issues. "Mundo 2000" is currently carried by 17 affiliates and reaches an estimated 20.9% of the US Hispanic population. However, it is also broadcast throughout Latin America, with a additional estimated audience of 15.3 million.
2."La Columna Vertebral"
The project began providing information via the syndicated newspaper column, "La Columna Vertebral." "La Columna Vertibral" is syndicated in 82 Spanish language newspapers, with a combined circulation of about 2.5 million readers.
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