News and Noteworthy
On May 21, our final cohort of students celebrated their graduation surrounded by a proud group of family and friends. This incredible year saw a class of dedicated and conscientious students enthusiastically complete their clinical rotations, present theses research and continually support their classmates. We are incredibly proud of their accomplishments and know the lessons they have learned will serve them well throughout their careers.
Congratulations Class of 2023 !
July 27, 2019
Ana Sarmiento, MS’19, was quoted in a July 27, 2019, NPR article about the need to recruit more people of color to the field of genetic counseling and other health professions. "I can't tell you how many times I've seen the look of relief on a Spanish-speaking patient's face when they realize they can communicate with me," said Sarmiento, a cancer genetic counselor at Rocky Mountain Cancer Centers in Denver. "It's what keeps me passionate about being a genetic counselor."
April 4, 2019
Jin Yun "Helen" Chen, MS’14, was presented with the ACMG Foundation Carolyn Mills Lovell Genetic Counselor Award at the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics Genetic Counselor's annual clinical genetics meeting in Seattle. The award, which carries a $1,000 cash prize, is given to the genetic counselor with the highest rated abstract submitted to the ACMG annual meeting. Chen is a certified genetic counselor at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston.