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American Board of Genetic Counseling, Board Certification
Conditions & Treatments
Pregnancy and Reproduction - Prenatal Testing
Pregnancy and Reproduction
Genetic Conditions and Testing
My clinical interests include working with families to prenatally diagnose genetic syndromes. I am particularly interested in helping families whose pregnancy has been found to have fetal anomalies. Depending on the constellation of anomalies present, I inform families regarding what diagnoses may be most likely, as well as the genetic testing options that are available to them. I interpret genetic testing results for families to understand the impact of the genetic findings. I frequently come across rare chromosomal abnormalities and have embraced whole exome sequencing, which is a new genetic testing technology in the prenatal setting.
I believe that an educated patient is an empowered patient. Empowered patients make decisions that are aligned with their lifestyle and values, ultimately resulting in the best outcomes for their families. I strive to ensure that patients understand genetic information and its implications, so they can make decisions regarding their pregnancy.
MS, University of Michigan
BS, University of Minnesota–Twin Cities (MN)