Thank you for your participation in our first Spring Conference!
Monday, April 24, 2017 8:00 AM- 4:00 PM EDT
Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC 4401 Penn Avenue John G. Rangos Sr. Research Center Pittsburgh, PA 15224
The Pennsylvania Association of Genetic Counselors held it's first Annual Spring Education Conference on Monday, April 24, 2017 In the John G. Rangos Sr. Research Center at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC in Pittsburgh, PA.
We are thrilled to have had over 70 genetic counselors in attendance from across Pennsylvania. A list of the topics and speakers are below. Most of the slides will be posted in our Member Center.
Topics & Speakers:
Precision Medicine's Promise(s) and Problems: Ethics and Public Perception
Lisa Parker, PhD
Utilizing ClinGen Resources in Your Practice
Erin Rooney-Riggs, MS, CGC
Section of Genetic Counseling at CHOP: Organizing for Advocacy and Professional Development
Donna McDonald-McGinn, MS, LCGC & Margaret Harr, MS, LCGC
The Fall of Pompe: the NBS experience in the Plain community
Karlla W. Brigatti, MS, LCGC
Psychosocial Issues in a Case of Consanguinity
Laura Jenkins, MS, LCGC
Hemophilia: A Fresh Look at an Old Diagnosis
Michelle Alabek, MS, LCGC
It’s Not You, It’s Your Tumor: Navigating the journey from somatic tumor testing to the genetics clinic
Dana Farengo Clark, MS, MS, LCGC
Challenges of tp53 Somatic Mosaicism in the World of Cancer Genetics
Mia Salimbene, MS, CGC
Prognostic Dilemmas and Genetic Counseling for Prenatally-Detected Fragile X Expansions
Brenda Finucane, MS, LCGC
Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC Center for Rare Disease Therapy
University of Pittsburgh Genetic Counseling Program
Stay tuned for details on our 2018 Spring Conference which will be in Philadelphia, PA!