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Ann Seman, MS, CGC

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Assistant Professor, Director of Clinical Education
Genetic Counseling
Accomplishments: 
Ann Seman, MS, CGC, is Assistant Professor in the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences and Director of Clinical Education in the Master of Science in the Genetic Counseling Program at MGH Institute of Health Professions. From 2007 until 2020, she was a clinical pediatric genetic counselor...

Jill Stopfer, MS, CGC

Jill Stopfer
Adjunct Associate Professor
Genetic Counseling
Accomplishments: 
Jill Stopfer, MS, CGC, is Adjunct Associate Professor in the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences and teaches in the Master of Science in Genetic Counseling program at MGH Institute of Health Professions and Associate Director of Genetic Counseling at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. She is a...

Joel Krier, MD, MMSc, FACMG

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Associate Professor, Medical Director
Genetic Counseling
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Joel Krier, MD, MMSc, FACMG, is Associate Professor in the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences and Medical Director of the Master of Science in Genetic Counseling program at MGH Institute of Health Professions. Dr. Krier is Clinical Chief of the Division of Genetics at Brigham & Women’...

Gayun Chan-Smutko, MS, CGC

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Associate Chair, Genetic Counseling, Associate Professor
Genetic Counseling
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(pronouns: she/her/hers) Gayun Chan-Smutko, MS, CGC, serves on the IHP J.E.D.I. Council and the Racial Equity, Justice and Inclusion “Leading for Change” Taskforce. Prior to joining the IHP she was a senior genetic counselor in the Center for Cancer Risk Assessment, where she provided genetic...

Allison Cirino, MS, CGC

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Associate Professor, Director of Student Research
Genetic Counseling
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Allison Cirino, MS, CGC, is Associate Professor in the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences and Director of Student Research in the Master of Science in the Genetic Counseling program at MGH Institute of Health Professions. Since 2004 she has been a genetic counselor in the Brigham and...

Carrie L. Blout, MS, CGC

Carrie L. Blout, MS, CGC, LGC
Adjunct Associate Professor
Genetic Counseling
Accomplishments: 
Carrie Blout, MS, CGC, is a Senior Genetic Counselor and Project Manager at Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) and is the Director of Research Development for the Genomes2People translational research group. Ms. Blout plays an active role in project management and/or advising for several research...

Lori Dobson, MS, CGC

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Term Lecturer
Genetic Counseling
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Lori Dobson, MS, CGC, teaches in the Master of Science in Genetic Counseling program at MGH Institute of Health Professions. She works at the Center for Fetal Medicine and Reproductive Genetics at Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) as the Genetic Counseling Coordinator and Reproductive Genetic...

Kristen Mahoney Shannon, MS, CGC

Kristen Mahoney Shannon, MS, CGC
Professor
Genetic Counseling
Accomplishments: 
Kristen Mahoney Shannon, MS, CGC, is Professor in the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences and teaches in the Master of Science in Genetic Counseling program at MGH Institute of Health Professions. Ms. Shannon has worked as a clinical genetic counselor for over 20 years, specializing in...

Curriculum Plan - Master of Science in Genetic Counseling

A total of 66 credits is required to complete this degree

MS in Genetic Counseling

Application Process and Requirements for the Master of Science in Genetic Counseling Program

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