Center for Clinical Genetics
and Genomics

Our Genetic Counselors

 

 

 

 

Christina Bittner, MS, LCGC 

 

 

  • Senior Genetic Counselor,
    UPMC Cancer Genetics Program
    Magee-Womens Hospital

 

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Abigail Byrnes Peffer, MS, LCGC 

 

  • Lead Genetic Counselor,
    Center for Medical Genetics and Genomics
    Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC
    Huntington’s Disease Center of Excellence
    University of Pittsburgh
  • Adjunct Instructor of Human Genetics
    Graduate School of Public Health
    University of Pittsburgh

 

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Michele Clemens, MS, LCGC 

 

  • Senior Genetic Counselor,
    Center for Medical Genetics and Genomics
    Magee-Womens Hospital
  • Supervisor
    Clinical Genetic Services
  • Coordinator
    Fetal Diagnosis and Treatment Center
  • Adjunct Instructor of Human Genetics
    Graduate School of Public Health
    University of Pittsburgh

 

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Luanne Fraer, MS, LCGC 

 

  • Senior Genetic Counselor,
    Center for Medical Genetics and Genomics
    Magee-Womens Hospital
  • Pregnancy Screening Laboratory Supervisor
  • Adjunct Instructor of Human Genetics
    Graduate School of Public Health
    University of Pittsburgh

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Christa Goyda, MS, LCGC  

 

  • Genetic Counselor
    Center for Genetics and Genomics
    Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC

Nadene Henderson, MS, LCGC 

 

  • Genetic Counselor
  • Study Coordinator

 

 

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Rachelle Huziak, MS, LCGC  

 

  • Cancer Genetic Counselor
    Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC

 

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Laura Rittmeyer Jenkins, MS, LCGC  

 

  • Clinical Genetic Counselor
    Division of Medical Genetics
    Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh

 

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Elena Kessler, MS, LCGC  

 

  • Pediatric Genetic Counselor
    Division of Medical Genetics
    Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC

 

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Elizabeth McCracken, MS, LCGC  

 

  • Clinical Research Coordinator
    Division of Medical Genetics
    Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC

 

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Jessica Sebastian, MS, LCGC  

 

  • Senior Genetic Counselor
    Division of Medical Genetics
    Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC

 

Darcy Thull, MS, LCGC

Darcy Thull, MS, LCGC  

 

  • Cancer Genetic Counselor
  • Adjunct Clinical Instructor, Department of Human Genetics, University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health

  • Instructor, Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh’

  • Clinical Supervisor

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Cate Walsh Vockley, MS, LCGC  

 

  • Senior Genetic Counselor and Research Coordinator
    Division of Medical Genetics, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
  • Adjunct Instructor, Department of Human Genetics
    Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh