NIH, National Cancer Institute Information Session
Careers in Genetic Counseling
Tuesday, April 24, 2018 · 5 PM - 6 PM
What is a Genetic Counselor?
Healthcare in today's world is increasingly personalized -- based on an individual's genetic makeup. The need for healthcare professionals who can assess and communicate about genetic issues is an integral part of effective healthcare. Genetic Counselors perform this vital function and are in demand now more than ever.
If you are interested in a rewarding career -- one that directly impacts the health of individuals and society -- then plan to attend this information session to learn about the growing field of genetic counseling.
When: Tuesday, April 24, 2018
Where: The Commons, Room 331
Time: 5-6 PM
During this information session you will learn about opportunities and career paths within the profession including the following:
* What is a genetic counselor?
* What are the educational requirements to become a genetic counselor?
* Learn about related careers in genomics
* Learn about NIH's post-baccalaureate training opportunities in genetics
NIH, National Cancer Institute, Genetics Branch
Grace-Ann Fasaye, ScM, CGC ('96) (Meyerhoff Scholar - M4)
Genetic Counselor/Associate Investigator
Yi Liu, BA ('16) (Transfer Presidential Scholar)
IRTA, NIH Academy Enrichment Program Scholar, NCI Research Fellow
To learn more about how genomics is influencing the world around you, visit the National Human Genome Research Institute's '15 for '15 Celebration and DNA Day by following this link.
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