Center for Clinical Genetics
and Genomics

Maureen May, MS, LCGC

Abigail Byrnes-Peffer, MS, LCGC
  • Laboratory Genetic Counselor, Center for Clinical Genetics and Genomics, Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC
  • BS from University of Pittsburgh
    2004  – Pittsburgh, PA
  • MS from University of Pittsburgh Genetic Counseling Training Progra
    2011 – Pittsburgh, PA
  • Licensed Genetic Counselor
  • American Board of Genetic Counseling
Professional Statement

Maureen May translates clinical expertise in hereditary cancer and general genetics to laboratory testing of at-risk patients.

She formerly worked extensively in the mental health and foster care systems and continue to hold a strong interest in increasing access to genomic medicine for underserved, disengaged and low-income communities.

Professional Interests
  • Whole exome and genome sequencing
  • Cancer predisposition conditions
  • National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC)
  • Hereditary Cancer Special Interest Groups
Pittsburgh Clinical Genomics Lab (PCGL)
Magee-Womens Hospital
300 Halket Street, Room 4680
Pittsburgh, PA 15213-1665