Kathleen Blazer

Kathleen Blazer, Ed.D.,M.S.,L.C.G.C.

  • Clinical Assistant Professor
  • Associate Director, Cancer Genetics Education Program
  • Co-director, Intensive Course in Cancer Risk Assessment
  • Co-investigator, Cancer Genetics Career Development Program
  • Cancer Risk Genetic Counselor

Kathleen Blazer, Ed.D.,M.S.,L.C.G.C.

  • Spanish

Kathleen R. Blazer, EdD, MS, LCGC, is a board-certified cancer risk genetic counselor and the associate director of City of Hope’s Cancer Genetics Education Program, a multifaceted cancer genetics education and training initiative for physicians and other health care professionals. She provides pro bono bilingual (English-Spanish) cancer risk assessment and genetic counseling services to underserved Latino families through an outreach program established by the Division of Clinical Cancer Genetics and supported through grants and compassionate funding. Dr. Blazer is co-director of the Intensive Course in Cancer Risk Assessment, which offers interdisciplinary training in cancer genetics to physicians and other health care professionals. She is on the Advisory Board of the Physician’s Data Query of the National Cancer Institute and the Cancer Genetics Education Task Force for the National Society of Genetic Counselors. She is also a member of the American Society of Human Genetics, the American Association of Cancer Education, and Hadassah.

  • National Society of Genetic Counselors
  • American Society of Human Genetics
  • The American Association of Cancer Education
  • Clinical Genetics Training Supervisor, American Board of Medical Genetics/American Board of Genetic Counseling
  • Hadassah
  • 2019, Arno Motulsky-Barton Childs Award for Excellence in Human Genetics Education, American Society of Human Genetics