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Julia Wynn – Obtaining Consent, Educating and Disclosing Results from Genomic Sequencing: A Genetic Counselor’s Perspective

April 24, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Rm. 10-405A&B, Irving Institute for Clinical and Translational Research
10th Floor, Presbyterian Hospital (PH) Building, 622 W. 168th Street

Julia Wynn, MS, CGC
Senior Genetic Counselor and Clinical Research Manager,
Columbia University Medical Center
Co-Chair, Genetic Counseling Working Group,
Clinical Sequencing Exploratory Research Consortium

Ms. Wynn will present findings from the Technologies for Exome Education and Health (TEEcH) study, which she led, examining the patient experience of diagnostic exome sequencing and a video educational tool to augment the genetic counseling session. She will also discuss findings from the NHGRI-funded Clinical Sequencing Exploratory Research (CSER) consortium, which evaluated the integration of genomic sequencing into clinical practice. Finally, she will share her evolution as a genetic counselor in the genomic era and reflect on the roles of genetic counselors as genomic sequencing is increasingly integrated into healthcare.

For further information or to convey suggestions about future speakers, contact Paul S. Appelbaum, MD, Director, Center for Research on Ethical/Legal/Social Implications of Psychiatric, Neurologic & Behavioral Genetics, Department of Psychiatry, at 646-774-8630 or psa21@columbia.edu.

This event is sponsored by the Center for Research on Ethical/Legal/Social Implications of Psychiatric, Neurologic & Behavioral Genetics, and the Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University Medical Center. This seminar is part of the Seminar on Ethical, Legal and Social Implications of Genetics series.

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April 24
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12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Irving Institute for Clinical and Translational Research
622 W. 168th Street
New York, NY 10032 United States
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