Genetic Counseling Highlights and Awardees

  • Mariana Niell-Swiller - Human Genetics

    Mariana Niell-Swiller, MS, CGC highlighted on cancer genetic counseling at UCLA.

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  • Turner UCLA Allied Health Internship Program - Human Genetics

    UCLA MS in Genetic Counseling Program provides learning opportunities for high school students and recent graduates in finding out more about careers in the entry-level, allied health professions with the Turner-UCLA Allied Health Internship Program.

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Awardees

MS in Genetic Counseling Program Award for Student Capstone Project

  • Aljoharah Alaskar (2023)
    Experiential and Religious Factors Associated With Acceptability of Prenatal Testing Among Muslim Women in the US: A Cross-Sectional Study
  • Dayna Richards (2022)
    The Role of Psychosocial Factors in Black Women’s Engagement with Genetic Counseling and Testing for Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer Syndrome

MS in Genetic Counseling Program Award for Excellence in Teaching

  • Aparna Murali, MS, CGC (2023)
    Licensed Certified Genetic Counselor
    Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Jessica Kianmahd Shamshoni, MS, CGC (2022)
    Licensed Certified Genetic Counselor
    Pediatrics

MS in Genetic Counseling Program Award for Exceptional Contributions

  • Janet Sinsheimer, PhD (2022)
    Professor
    Human Genetics
  • Clara Lajonchere, PhD (2022)
    Adjunct Professor
    Neurology
  • Naghmeh Dorrani, MS, CGC (2021)
    Associate Clinical Professor
    Pediatrics

MS in Genetic Counseling Program Award for Excellence in Fieldwork Supervision

  • Tara Jones, MS, CGC (2023)
    Licensed Certified Genetic Counselor
    Cedars-Sinai
  • Aparna Murali, MS, CGC (2022)
    Licensed Certified Genetic Counselor
    Obstetrics and Gynecology

Association for Genetic Counseling Program Directors Outstanding Fieldwork Supervisor Award from MS in Genetic Counseling Program

  • Aparna Murali, MS, CGC (2022)
    Licensed Certified Genetic Counselor
    Obstetrics and Gynecology