Dr. Coors is Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry. Her teaching and scholarship focus on advances in genetics and the implications for what it means to provide health care in the age of genetic medicine. Research interests pursued by Dr. Coors include the ethics of human genetic modification and the use of genetic information in common complex genetic disorders with a focus on behavioral genetics and neuroscience.
Dr. Coors holds a Ph.D. in ethics from the University of Denver, Colorado. She is an Associate Professor of bioethics and genetics in the Department of Psychiatry.
Selected Professional Service:
- National Catholic BioEthics Center Board of Trustees, Member, 2000-Present
- Colorado Multiple Institution Review Board, Panel Member, 1999-Present
- Annual Conference: Genetics and Ethics in the 21st Century. The Given Institute of the University of Colorado, Aspen, Colorado, Chairperson, 2002-Present.
- National Advisory Council Human Genome Research Institute, Member, 2004-Present
- Body Worlds Advisory Committee, Denver Museum of Nature & Science, Member, 2005-2006.
- 2008-Present Division of Substance Dependence, Affiliate Member
- 2010-Present Institute of Behavioral Genetics, Faculty Fellow