Gail E. Henderson, PhD, is professor of Social Medicine in the School of Medicine and adjunct professor of Sociology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. A medical sociologist with training in public health, she has extensive experience with interdisciplinary research and teaching. She was Department Chair from 2009 to 2015, Director of the UNC Center for Genomics and Society (CGS) from 2007-2019, and co-Director of the Center for AIDS Research (CFAR) International Core from 2004-2014. Henderson was the Ethical, Legal and Social Implications (ELSI) Editor of the journal, Genetics in Medicine, from 2009-2017, and has been a Member of the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) Advisory Council from 2016-2020. Her research focuses on these areas: 1) ethical dilemmas and decision making in early phase clinical trials; 2) oversight of biobanks and specimen sharing; 3) preventive genomic screening; 4) race/ethnicity and genomics; and 5) global health, HIV/AIDS, and research ethics.