Course Co-directors

Chief, Division of Clinical Cancer Genetics
 
Kathleen R. Blazer, Ed.D., M.S., L.C.G.C.
Clinical Assistant Professor, Division of Clinical Cancer Genetics
 

City of Hope Faculty

Danielle Castillo, B.S.
Research Associate II
 
Sandra Dreike, M.S., L.C.G.C.
Cancer Risk Counselor I
 
Deanna Erwin, M.S., L.C.G.C.
Cancer Risk Counselor
 
Lauren Gima, M.S., G.C.
Associate Genetic Counselor
 
Stacy Gray, M.D.
Clinical Associate Professor
 
Josef Herzog, B.S.
Staff Scientist
 
Karen Hurley, Ph.D.
Clinical Psychologist- Hereditary Cancer Risk
Cleveland Clinic
Center for Behavioral Health
 
Elisabeth King, RN, FNP, AOCNP, AGN
Sr Manager, Genomic Cancer Risk Counseling
 
Rachelle Manookian, M.S., L.C.G.C.
Cancer Risk Counselor I
 
Bita Nehoray, M.S., L.C.G.C.
Senior Genetic Counselor
 
Sharon Sand, C.C.R.P.
Clinical Research Administrator
 
Thomas Slavin, M.D., D.A.B.M.D.
Clinical Assistant Professor
 
Susan Shehayeb, M.S., L.C.G.C.
Associate Genetic Counselor
 
Ilana Solomon, Sc.M., M.A., C.G.C.
Manager, Precision Medicine Program
 
Sharon Wilczynski, M.D., Ph.D.
Director, Cytology
Department of Anatomic Pathology

Guest Faculty

Patricia Ashton-Prolla, M.D.
Clinical Geneticist and Professor
Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
 
Jane Churpek, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Division of Hematology, Oncology, and Palliative Care
The University of Wisconsin-Madison
 
Stephanie Cohen, M.S., L.C.G.C
Genetic Counselor
St. Vincent Hospital
Indianapolis, IN
 
Fergus Couch, Ph.D.
Professor and Chair
Division of Experimental Pathology
Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
Mayo Clinic
 
Julie Culver, M.S., L.C.G.C.
Genetic Counselor
USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center
 
Tobias Else, M.D.
Assistant Professor
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
 
Charis Eng, M.D., Ph.D.
Sondra J. and Stephen R. Hardis Chair of Cancer Genomic Medicine
Chair, Genomic Medicine Institute
Director, Center for Personalized Genetic Healthcare
Cleveland Clinic
 
Carol Fabian, M.D.
Director, Breast Cancer Prevention & Survivorship Centers
University of Kansas Hospital and Medical Pavilion
 
Judy Garber, M.D., M.P.H.
Director, Center for Cancer Genetics and Prevention
Dana Farber Cancer Institute
 
Vida Giri, M.D.
Associate Professor, Medical Oncology and Cancer Biology
Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center
Thomas Jefferson University
Philadelphia
 
Heather Hampel, M.S., C.G.C.
Associate Director, Division of Human Genetics
The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center
 
Clinical Psychologist- Hereditary Cancer Risk
Cleveland Clinic
Center for Behavioral Health
 
Sonia Kupfer, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Section of Gastroenterology
University of Chicago Medical Center
 
Katrina Lowstuter, M.S., C.G.C.
Genetic Counselor
USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center
 
Patrick Lynch, M.D.
Professor, Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, & Nutrition
M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
 
Kenneth Offit, M.D.
Service Chief
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
 
Colin Pritchard, M.D., Ph.D.
Director, Solid Tumors Laboratory
University of Washington
 
Charité Ricker, M.S., C.G.C.
Genetic Counselor
Clinical Instructor of Medicine, Cancer Genetics Program
LAC+USC Medical Center
 
Mark Robson, M.D.
Clinical Director, Clinical Genetics Service
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
 
Christina Rybak, M.S., L.C.G.C.
Cancer Risk Counselor
Human Longevity, Inc.
San Diego
 
Brian Shuch, M.D.
Director, Kidney Cancer Program
University of California Los Angeles
 
Louise Strong, M.D.
Sue and Radcliffe Killam Chair and Professor of Cancer Genetics
MD Anderson Cancer Center
 
Janet Williams, M.S., L.C.G.C.
Director, Research Genetic Counselors
Genomic Medicine Institute
Geisinger Health System
Danville, PA
 
Marc Williams, M.D.
Director, Genomic Medicine Institute
Geisinger Health System