Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Center for Genetic Medicine

Genetic Counseling

For a complete list of Graduate Program in Genetic Counseling program leadership, physician faculty, genetic counseling faculty, and supervision faculty, click here.

Aufox, Sharon A

Aufox, Sharon A

Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology (Clinical Genetics)

s-aufox( at )northwestern.edu

Description of Interests

I am interested in understanding the informed consent process around genetic research and predictive genomic testing. Additionally, I am interested in how patients and physicians choose to use informa... [more]

Castillo, Lisa M

Castillo, Lisa M

Assistant Professor of Medicine (Cardiology)

Charrow, Joel

Charrow, Joel

Professor of Pediatrics (Genetics, Birth Defects and Metabolism)

jcharrow( at )northwestern.edu

Description of Interests

Tay-Sachs disease and other gangliosidoses Delineating the relationship between genetic abnormalities and specific phenotypes, with emphasis on the natural history of genetic disorders Methods and pit... [more]

Dungan, Jeffrey S

Dungan, Jeffrey S

Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology (Clinical Genetics)

Gerard, Elizabeth E

Gerard, Elizabeth E

Associate Professor of Neurology (Neurophysiology/Epilepsy)

Description of Interests

My clinical practice focuses on the care of women with epilepsy. This includes contraceptive and pre-conception counseling as well as the management of epilepsy during pregnancy. I am the site-PI of t... [more]

Hinton, Megan M

Hinton, Megan M

Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology (Clinical Genetics)

Hoell, Christin Maier

Hoell, Christin Maier

Instructor of Obstetrics and Gynecology (Clinical Genetics)

christin.hoell( at )northwestern.edu

Leeth, Elizabeth A

Leeth, Elizabeth A

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

O'Neill, Suzanne M

O'Neill, Suzanne M

Assistant Professor of Medicine (Cardiology)

Pothast, Rachel E

Pothast, Rachel E

Instructor of Obstetrics and Gynecology (Clinical Genetics)

Smith, Maureen E

Smith, Maureen E

Assistant Professor of Medicine (Cardiology)

Description of Interests

I am interested in ethical issues associated with conducting large-scale genetic research including consenting, data sharing, privacy, return of results, recontact and education of research participan... [more]

Spencer, Sara M

Spencer, Sara M

Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology (Clinical Genetics)

Description of Interests

My clinical and research interests overlap in the areas of hereditary cancer genetics and preimplantation/prenatal genetic diagnosis.

Wicklund, Catherine A

Wicklund, Catherine A

Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology (Clinical Genetics)

c-wicklund( at )northwestern.edu

Description of Interests

Reproductive genetics; graduate training and education, finance and reimbursement, genetic service delivery models, psychosocial issues and decision making in genetic counseling.