It also includes leadership of the American Board of Genetic Counseling
. The steering committee will help ensure that Color delivers top-quality genetic counseling and serves as a platform for training future generations of genetic counselors.
* Kristen Yu earned her Master of Science degree in Human Genetics and Genetic Counseling from Stanford University in 2013, and has been board certified with the American Board of Genetic Counseling
She earned her master's degree in genetic counseling from the University of Pittsburgh and is board-certified by the American Board of Genetic Counseling
She is a board-certified genetic counsellor with nearly 15 years of clinical experience and she serves on the American Board of Genetic Counseling
. She is a former clinical associate professor in the department of genetics at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and previously founded Triangle Genetic Counseling.
In addition to formal education, certification is available via the American Board of Genetic Counseling
. There are some states in the United States that require a license in genetic counseling, and a precursor to getting a license is certification (U.S.
"They're telling consumers that they might be at an increased risk for disease," says Robin Grubs, president of the board for the American Board of Genetic Counseling
. But what "they're giving the consumer is not proved."
Degrees, with certification by the American Board of Genetic Counseling
and/or the American Board of Medical Genetics.