Nadine graduated with a BA in Psychology from Brandeis University and an MS in Genetic Counseling from Boston University School of Medicine. She has provided clinical genetic counseling services in cancer and cardiovascular settings and currently works at Brigham and Women's Hospital in their Cardiovascular Genetics Center. Within the National Society of Genetic Counselors and Accreditation Council for Genetic Counseling, Nadine has held various volunteer and leadership positions, primarily centered around diversity inclusion efforts. As a former Fulbright U.S. Student Grant awardee and experienced yoga teacher, Nadine merges cultural and societal consideration, introspection, and wellness prioritization within her roles as a clinical genetic counselor, student supervisor, and course instructor. 

  • BA, Psychology, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA
  • MS, Genetic Counseling, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 

Research Interests

Nadine's research interests are investigations of inclusion and diversity within the field of genetic counseling professionals and clients served by genetic counselors. Additional research interests include psychosocial experiences of patients affected by a hereditary disease, especially the role culture plays in such experiences. 

Aiyar, L., Channaoui, N., and Ota Wang, V. (2020). Introduction: The state of minority and health disparities research and practice in genetic counseling and genomic medicine. Journal of Genetic Counseling. 29: pp. 142-146. DOI: 10.1002/jgc4.1283

Berro, T., Amir, F., Chan-Smutko, G., Lawrence, J., and Channaoui, N. (2020). Creation and Utility of ‘Boston Minority Genetic Counselors.’ Journal of Genetic Counseling. 29: pp. 206-211. DOI: 10.1002/jgc4.1268

Berro, T., Zayhowski, K., Field, T., Channaoui, N., Sotelo, J. (2019). Genetic counselors’ comfort and knowledge of cancer risk assessment for transgender patients. Journal of Genetic Counseling. First published 27 September 2019.

Channaoui, N. (2013). A Whole Wide World of Genetics Care: The Shifts in Perspective Found Through a Student Rotation in Spain. Perspectives in Genetic Counseling, Quarter 1. Vol. 35, No. 1.

Channaoui, N., Bui, K., and Mittman, I. (2020). Efforts of Diversity and Inclusion, Cultural Competency, and Equity in the Genetic Counseling Profession: A Snapshot and Reflection. Journal of Genetic Counseling. In press.

Channaoui, N., Khan, A., Wiesman, C., Bui, K., Cunningham, M., Brown, K., Wolfe Schneider, K., Platt, K., Delgado Hodges, P., Thompson, N., Haas, B., Strang, K., Carey, M., Ramos, E., Arjunan, A., and Platt, J. (2020). Summary report of the 2019 Diversity and Inclusion Task Force of the National Society of Genetic Counselors. Journal of Genetic Counseling. 29: pp. 192-201. DOI: 10.1002/jgc4.1270

Eberly LA, Day SM, Ashley EA, Jacoby DL, Jefferies JJ, Colan SD, Rossano JW, Semsarian C, Pereira AC, Olivotto I, Ingles J, Seidman CE, Channaoui N, Cirino AL, Han L, Ho CY, Lakdawala NK. (2020). Association of Race with Disease Expression and Clinical Outcomes Among Patients with Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy. JAMA Cardiology. In Press.

Urli, J., Connors, P., and Channaoui, N. (2019). Knowledge and opinions of the genetic counseling profession of high school students from underrepresented backgrounds. Journal of Genetic Counseling. First published: 18 December 2019.

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