A Genetic Counseling Cultural Competence Toolkit

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Peer Review

The Genetic Counseling Cultural Competence Toolkit is a peer reviewed site. The content reflects the ideas and experiences of many individuals in the genetic counseling profession. Thank you to the genetic counselors, program directors and students who responded to surveys and reviewed content.

In addition to the guidance provided by the project Advisory Committee, components of the GCCCT were reviewed in various draft forms by genetic counselors and other experts. These individuals were asked to provide candid and critical comments at various stages of the content development process. We thank the following individuals for providing constructive comments, suggestions, and/or resources.

Monica Alvarado, Genetic Counselor, Kaiser Permanente, Pasadena, CA

Sandy Cornett, AHEC Clear Communication Program, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH

Brenda Finucane, Genetic Counselor, Genetic Services, Elwyn, PA

Andrea Harbison, Genetic Counselor, LBJ General Hospital, Houston, TX

P. Anya Huang, Genetic Counselor, Swedish Medical Center, Seattle, WA

Nyr Indictor, Medical Interpreter, NY, NY

Lindsay Langford, Graduate Student, Genetic Counseling Program, University of South Carolina, SC

Bonnie LeRoy, Genetic Counseling Program Director, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

Franchesca Liao, Genetic Counselor, Sutter Pacific Medical Foundation at CPMC, San Francisco, CA

Robert C. Like, Department of Family Medicine, UMDNJ, New Brunswick, NJ

Mariana S. Niell, Genetic Counselor, Hoag Hospital, Newport Beach, CA

Ginger Norris, Genetic Counselor

Roz Parrish, LEND Program and Division of Developmental Disabilities, Children’s Hospital and University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH

Casey Reiser, Genetic Counseling Program Director, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI

Gisela Rodriquez, Genetic Counselor, Center for Human and Molecular Genetics, UMDNJ, New Brunswick, NJ

Julie Rousseau, Genetic Counselor, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA

Marie Runyon, Genetic Counselor, Hennepin County Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN

Kunal Sanghavi, Graduate Student, Genetic Counseling Program, Boston University, Boston, MA

Beverly Roseman-Shapiro, MSW, Departments of Social Work and Maternal Fetal Medicine, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH

University of Cincinnati Interns and Students: Elise Bendik, Jessica Connor, Lauren Grote, Sarah Hatcher, Emily King, Sharanya Kumaravel, Allison Ossege, Andrea Paal, Carrie Prochniak, Emily Reno

Martha Walker, Genetic Counselor, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital, Cincinnati, OH

Ariel Warren, BSN, RN, Cardiac Intensive Care Unit, Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital, New York, NY

Sarah Warren, Graduate Student, School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY

Meredith Weaver, Genetic Counselor, American College of Medical Genetics, Bethesda, MD

Misti Williams, Genetic Counselor, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN

Case Timers: Thanks to the following genetic counselors who “timed” instructional materials to help us meet the CEU application requirements:

Leslie Aptekar, Elise Garcia Austin, Angela Bedard, Kasia Bloch, Rachael Bradshaw, Cassie Buck, Erin Carney, Renee Chard, Carol Christianson, Sandra Dreike, Heather Douglas, Lama Eldahdah, Laura Garasimowicz, Tiffiney Greer, Iman Haroun, Emily James, Katherine Kim, Bonnie Leibers, Heather Lewis, Cathy McCann, Jenna McLosky, Meira Meltzer, Ilana Mittman, Amanda Padro, Elizabeth Platt, Toni Pollin, Kami Schneider, Kate Shane, Katie Ziegler

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