In May 2017, Amanda Gammon, MS, LCGC, won the seventh annual UUGPGC Teaching Award, which is conferred by the second year students and supported by the Division of Medical Genetics. Amanda is a certified and licensed genetic counselor at the Huntsman Cancer Institute where she has been providing cancer genetic counseling for almost a decade. [...]
It is with great pleasure that the UUGPGC announces the University of Utah’s new assistant program director, Amanda Gammon! Amanda is a genetic counselor at the Huntsman Cancer Institute at the University of Utah. She comes to the assistant director position with 9 years of experience in clinical genetic counseling, research, and teaching. She has [...]
Interview with Dr. Carey In June 2016, John Carey, MD, MPH, won the sixth annual UUGPGC Teaching Award, which is conferred by the second year students and supported by the Division of Medical Genetics. Dr. Carey is an internationally known clinical geneticist who has been involved with the genetic counseling graduate program since its [...]
Important Announcement from the UUGPGC regarding the Retirement of Bonnie Baty and Incoming Program Director, Karin Dent Please join us in celebrating Bonnie Baty’s retirement, this June 30, 2016. Professor Baty established genetic counseling services at the University of Utah, helped pioneer the process of program accreditation for the American Board of Genetic Counseling, [...]
Interview with Marjan Champine In May 2015, Marjan Champine, MS, LCGC, won the fifth annual UUGPGC Teaching Award, which is conferred by the second year students and supported by the Division of Medical Genetics. We sat down with Marjan to talk with her about this award and her role in the UUGPGC. What are the [...]
Three graduates from the class of 2015 accepted genetic counseling positions in Utah. Their classmates accepted positions in California, Missouri, and Pennsylvania. Congratulations! We are so proud of you and look forward to your many successes.
ARUP Laboratories fund ACMG registration dues for UUGPGC students! We are pleased to announce that Salt Lake City will be hosting the upcoming American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ACMG) Clinical Genetics Meeting in March 2015! This annual gathering attracts over 2,200 participants including leaders in the field of genetics and genomics. It [...]
The UUGPGC is very pleased to introduce seven matriculated students in the class of 2016. They are from Alaska, Arizona, California, Minnesota, Texas, and Canada. Welcome!
We are pleased to announce that the University of Utah Graduate Program in Genetic Counseling was recently awarded FULL ACCREDITATION by the American Board of Genetic Counselors for 8 years! Thank you to all of our amazing faculty, staff, students, and alumni who assisted with our self-study and review process and who continue to work [...]