Center for Clinical Genetics
and Genomics

Elena Kessler, MS, LCGC

Elena Infante, MS, CGC
Position
  • Pediatric Genetic Counselor
    Division of Medical Genetics
    Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
Education
  • MS from University of Pittsburgh
    2010 – Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • BS Biology from Westminster College
    2008 – New Wilmington, Pennsylvania
Certifications
  • Certified Genetic Counselor
  • American Board of Genetic Counseling
  • Pennsylvania State Licensed Genetic Counselor
Professional Interests
  • Pediatric Genetic Counseling
  • Adult and Pediatric Cancer Counseling
  • Psychiatric Genetic Counseling
Professional Statement
As a member of the medical genetics team at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh and a certified and licensed genetic counselor, I dedicate myself to providing the best level of patient care.  It is so important to me to provide my patients with a greater understanding of genetic conditions affecting them and their families, as well as providing exceptional support and resources.  As the Student Supervisor for rotating second year genetic counseling students from the university of Pittsburgh, I also have the opportunity to assist these students in learning to provide the best possible care and succeeding in the genetic counselling profession.  I have longstanding experience with pediatric and cancer genetics, as well as specific interests in metabolic and psychiatric genetics.
Memberships
  • National Society of Genetic Counselors
    • Pediatric SIG
    • Cancer SIG
    • Pediatric Cancer SIG
Contact
Infanteem@upmc.edu
412-692-5070
Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh
4401 Penn Ave
Faculty Pavilion, Suite 1400
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
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