NEIL F. SHARPE, LLB, LLM, Genetic Testing Research Group, was a practicing lawyer and subsequently received training in medical genetics and genetic counseling with a particular focus on the legal, ethical, social, and psychological aspects. he serves as a consultant in health policy, patient education, and the development of appropriate legal, medical, and counseling standards of care for the delivery genetic testing services.
RONALD F. CARTER, PHD, FCCMG, GACMG is Director, Genetic Services, Hamilton Health Sciences and Professor, Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine, McMaster University. He is a former president of the Canadian College of Medical Genetics, and a founding fellow of the American College of Medical Genetics. Dr. Carter was appointed to direct a regional cytogenetics laboratory in 1991, and now directs a medical genetic service with a catchment of over two million people.