Senior Laboratory Genetic Counselor

I have been at the University of Chicago Genetic Services Laboratories since 2012, where I am currently in the role of Senior Genetic Counselor. My responsibilities include communicating and consulting with healthcare providers and referral laboratories regarding genetic testing and test results, interpreting genetic variants, and writing reports. I am also involved in other operations of the molecular diagnostic laboratory including development of new tests and educational materials, participation in research activities and training of our clinical molecular genetics fellows. In addition, I colloborate with other laboratories across the country to resolve variant interpretation discrepancies, as part of the National Insitutes of Health (NIH)-funding ClinGen Resource.


MS in Genetic Counseling, Northwestern University, 2010

ABGC board-certified, 2010; recertified 2015

Licensed Genetic Counselor (IL)