Maureen Flynn, MS, CGC, MPH, worked as a clinical genetic counselor for over 14 years, working in prenatal, pediatric, adult, Huntington disease, and oncology clinics; her most recent experience was as a cancer genetic counselor at the MGH Center for Cancer Risk Assessment.

Prior to her arrival at the Institute, she worked at Boston University School of Medicine for more than 13 years, helping to develop the MS Genetic Counseling program and serving as the Associate Program Director. She has served on multiple subcommittees and working groups of the National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC) and the Association of Genetic Counseling Program Directors (AGCPD). She was a member of the NSGC Public Policy Committee, NSGC Ethics Advisory Group, and AGCPD Nominating Committee.

  • BS, Cell & Structural Biology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • MS, Medical Genetics (Genetic Counseling), University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • MPH, Health Law, Boston University School of Public Health

Ms. Flynn's research interests include genetic counseling and testing in the oncology setting, health and socioeconomic disparities, health policy, return of results in a research setting, genetic counseling education, and direct-to-consumer genetic testing and outcomes.

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