Center for Clinical Genetics
and Genomics

Abigail Byrnes Peffer, MS, LCGC

Abigail Byrnes-Peffer, MS, LCGC
Position
  • Lead Genetic Counselor, Center for Medical Genetics and Genomics, Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC

  • Senior Genetic Counselor, Huntington’s Disease Center of Excellence, University of Pittsburgh

  • Adjunct Instructor of Human Genetics, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh

Education
  • MS from University of Pittsburgh
    2001 – Pittsburgh, PA
  • BA from Susquehanna Unversity
    1999 – Selinsgrove, PA
Certifications
  • Certified Genetic Counselor
  • American Board of Genetic Counseling
Professional Statement

I provide comprehensive genetic counseling in the Center for Medical Genetics at Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC and in the Huntington’s Disease Center for Excellence at the University of Pittsburgh. I also teach and provide clinical supervision for genetic counseling students.

Memberships
  • American Board of Genetic Counseling (ABGC)
  • National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC)
Contact
apeffer@mail.magee.edu
412-641-4171
Department of Genetics
Magee-Womens Hospital
300 Halket Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Website