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Genetic Counseling, Genetic Conditions, Prenatal Diagnosis Counseling, Wrongful Life, Wrongful Birth, Medical Malpractice, Prenatal Diagnosis, Genetic Counseling, Genetic Disease, Preimplantation Diagnosis, Prenatal Screening, Medical Liability, Breast Cancer Genetic Testing
Sarah Lawrence College, Human Genetics Program
Awarded M.S. May 1992
Fairfield University, Biology major, Psychology minor
Awarded B.S. May 1988
American Board of Genetic Counseling Certified, 1993; Voluntarily recertified, 2017
California Department of Public Health License number: GC000120
UC Davis Health System, 1994–present
As genetic counselor major responsibilities include: genetic counseling for prenatal diagnosis, prenatal screening, teratogen and ultrasound abnormalities in busy prenatal diagnosis center. Other responsibilities include: teaching medical students, research and publication, preparation of quarterly California DOPH reports, maintenance of database, hiring of support staff, insurance pre-authorization, coordination of monthly multidisciplinary meetings and promotion and organization of satellite clinics. Designed pamphlets and promotional material. Trained genetic counseling student interns. Developed egg donor and ICSI genetic counseling and screening program.
The New York Hospital / Cornell University Medical College, 1992-1994
New York, New York
Genetic counseling for all aspects of prenatal diagnosis in a high volume service. Performed MDA (Muscular Dystrophy Assoc.), NICU, pediatric and adult genetic counseling consultations. Assisted in planning and teaching medical school Medical Genetics courses. Supervised genetic counseling student interns. Attended and participated in local conferences.
Strang Cancer Prevention Center, 1991-1992
New York, New York
Assisted genetic counselor and medical geneticist in Strang’s National Breast Cancer High Risk Registry. Analyzed enrollees’ pedigrees for risk analysis and suitability for linkage studies. Conducted risk and genetic counseling.
Audrey Heimler, M.S., Genetic Counselor in private practice, 1989-1992
For pre-symptomatic Huntington disease patients administered, scored and interpreted seven different psychological tests, including: SRE, SCL 90 and Beck Inventory. Shared raw score date with the Huntington disease research center for a research endeavor.
LIJ Affiliation and Queens Hospital, Sickle Cell / Genetics program, 1989-1990
New Hyde Park, New York
As a Health Educator presented lectures to various community groups. Conducted community and outreach sickle cell screening and education. Researched local hospital clinics for publication in a booklet.
PUBLICATIONS, ABSTRACTS, PRESENTATIONS GIVEN
Available upon request
SPECIALTY CLINIC RESPONSIBILITIES
Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, UCD
Muscular dystrophy clinic, NYH
Osteogenesis Imperfecta clinic, NYH
Hemophilia referrals, NYH
New York State newborn screening program follow-up and referrals, NYH
AWARDS AND HONORS
1997 School of Medicine Team Recognition Award, UC Davis
Alpha Epsilon Delta Honor Society, Fairfield University, 1987
National Society of Genetic Counselors
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