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Jessica Kianmahd is a genetic counselor board certified by the American Board of Genetic Counseling and licensed in California. She received her MS in Human Genetics and Genetic Counseling from Stanford University School of Medicine and her BA in Psychology and Minor in Disability Studies from University of California, Los Angeles. Jessica is an active member of the National Society of Genetic Counselors and currently serves as the vice chair for the Pediatric and Clinical Special Interest Group. At UCLA, Jessica specializes in pediatric and adult medical genetics, providing genetic counseling in the general genetics, craniofacial, and ASXL-related disorders clinics, and the inpatient service. She also provides clinical supervision for genetic counseling students. Jessica enjoys community outreach and has led several talks on carrier screening for young adults and couples hoping to start a family.