Genes & Your Health Edition | Navigating the Genetic Testing World – The Role of a Genetic Counselor
Host: Denise M. Dupras, M.D., Ph.D.
Guest: Jennifer L. Kemppainen, M.S., CGC
With increased availability and accessibility of genetic testing, genetic counselors are playing a critical role in helping patients understand family and medical histories and genetic indications and conditions that may impact them or their loved ones. How do genetic counselors help patients to feel comfortable and understand the often-confusing world of genetic testing? Learn more in this episode of Mayo Clinic’s Center for Individualized Medicine Genes & Your Health podcast miniseries featuring Jennifer L. Kemppainen, M.S., CGC, Supervisor of Genetic Counselors and Assistant Professor in Medical Genetics at Mayo Clinic in Minnesota.