Tala Berro, MS, CGC is an Adjunct Assistant Professor at the MGH Institute of Health Professions for the Genetic Counseling program. She has held numerous positions as a clinical, research, and laboratory genetic counselor. They strive for a more equitable and inclusive genetic counseling field through their research on genetic counseling for gender diverse patients, NSGC initiatives, authoring blog posts, and as a founding member of the Boston Minority Genetic Counselors group.

  • BS, Biology, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA
  • MS, Genetic Counseling, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 

Ruderman M, Berro T, Torrey Sosa L, Zayhowski K. Genetic counselors' experiences with transgender individuals in prenatal and preconception settings. Journal of Genetic Counseling. 2021;00:1–14. https://doi.org/10.1002/jgc4.1394

Berro T, Amir F, Chan-Smutko G, Lawrence J, Channaoui N. Creation and utility of ‘Boston Minority Genetic Counselors’. Journal of Genetic Counseling. 2020;00:1–6. https://doi.org/10.1002/jgc4.1268

Berro T, Zayhowski K, Field T, Channaoui N, Sotelo J. Genetic counselors’ comfort and knowledge of cancer risk assessment for transgender patients. Journal of Genetic Counseling. 2019;00:1–10. https://doi.org/10.1002/jgc4.1172

Zayhowski K, Park J, Boehmer U, Gabriel C, Berro T, Campion M. Cancer genetic counselors' experiences with transgender patients: A qualitative study. Journal of Genetic Counseling. 2019;00:1–13. https://doi.org/10.1002/jgc4.1092 

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