University of Nebraska Medical Center

Category: Genetic Counseling

Genetic Counselors Garner Recognition

Genetic Counseling Course Director Brianna Rezich was recently presented the Genetic Counseling 2022-2023 Outstanding Supervisor Award. This was given at the program level, but she will also be recognized at the Annual Conference for the Association of Genetic Counseling Program Directors (AGCPD) and at the annual education conference for the National Society of Genetic Counselors […]

Jun 15, 2023

May: Cystic Fibrosis Awareness Month

by Elizabeth McDonald Blume and Sydney Hubbard, second year genetic counseling students Ricky’s 65 RosesIn 1965 Ricky, a 4-year-old boy, inspired people for generations to come with one simple phrase, “65 roses.”1 Ricky used to listen to his mother Mary make dozens of phone calls to friends, neighbors, and community members. Mary was a volunteer […]

May 1, 2023

Genetic Counseling alum publishes study

Genetic Counseling Class of 2021 alum Sierra Clark published a manuscript in the Journal of Genetic Counseling based on her capstone project completed during the program. Her fellow authors were Victoria Kennel, PhD, Sarah McBrien, PhD, Kaeli Samson, and program director Holly Zimmerman. Sierra said, “It has been a privilege to work alongside my co-authors […]

Mar 27, 2023

Sierra Clark