Dr. Roberts conducts research on the psychosocial implications of genetic testing for adult-onset diseases, including Alzheimer’s Disease, as well as participants’ motivations and interests in genetic testing, the psychological impact of providing risk disclosure, and health behavior changes prompted by risk assessment. He has also examined ethical and practical issues involved in returning research results to individuals enrolled in cancer genetics studies. Dr. Roberts leads the Michigan Alzheimer's Disease Center's Outreach, Recruitment, and Education Core and serves as associate director of IHPI's National Poll on Healthy Aging. He also directs a NIH-funded T32 research training program for predoctoral and postdoctoral fellows focused on the ethical, legal, and social implications of genomics.
- Ph.D., Clinical Psychology, University of Michigan
- M.A., Clinical Psychology, University of Michigan
- B.A., English, Duke University