Whitney graduated with her master’s degree from Emory University in human genetics and genetic counseling. She worked as a genetic counselor with Intermountain Healthcare as a cancer counselor before joining Huntsman Cancer Institute in October 2016.
Laila graduated from the University of Utah Graduate Program in Genetic Counseling in 2015. She works for Lineagen, Inc as a laboratory genetic counselor where she provides physicians and families with support throughout the testing process. She has served on AUG planning committees in the past and is now excited to support this organization as a director.
Cathryn graduated with a M.S. in Human Genetics from Sarah Lawrence College in 2015. She is a genetic counselor for Huntsman Cancer Institute and specializes in gastrointestinal cancers. She sees high risk patients within the Family Cancer Assessment Clinic and participates in research on hereditary cancer and family communication of health information.
Allie graduated with her M.S. in Genetic Counseling from the University of Texas Health Sciences Center at Houston in 2013. She works for Lineagen, Inc as a laboratory genetic counselor. She provides physicians and families with consultation, education, and support throughout the testing and evaluation process.
Deborah graduated from the Graduate Program in Genetic Counseling at Northwestern University in 2012. She is a genetic counselor at the Department of Veterans Affairs providing genetic counseling services to our nation’s Veterans through telehealth.
The Association for Utah Genetic Counselors (AUG) is a tax-exempt 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization based in Utah. Our mission is to promote communication and support among genetic counselors in the state of Utah and also to provide genetic education and promotion of the genetic counseling profession.