I was a Biology major as an undergrad, but didn’t want to be a laboratory scientist or a physician — the two most obvious paths. A genetic counselor came to speak to our Genetics class and from that I decided the field of genetic counseling seemed to be a great combination of genetics and psychology. I went on to earn my M.S. in genetic counseling and founded the program in Cancer Genetic Counseling at Yale School of Medicine, where I served as the Director for 18 years.
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