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Genetic Counselors and Assisted Reproductive Technology: The Perfect Partnership

This Labor Day, CNN aired their new special report: The Baby Business, which is great timing giving the other connotation of the word labor. This special focused on the growing fertility industry and the regulations, or lack thereof, for the use of donors and genetic testing within assisted reproductive technology (ART). Why does this matter …

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The Importance of Timely Access to Objective Genetic Counseling

At Genetic Support Foundation our work ensures that the people we serve have up-to-date and balanced information about genetics and health. We support individuals as they make informed and autonomous decisions about genetics and their health that are based on objective, balanced information that is free from commercial influence and other such biases. The importance …

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Stephanie Meredith: A Trailblazer in Genetic Communications Helps GSF Advocate for Equitable and Inclusive Genetic Health

Stephanie Meredith has a long history of advocating for inclusive policies and resources for individuals with a genetic diagnosis. She is the Medical Outreach/Lettercase Program Director for the Lettercase National Center for Prenatal and Postnatal Resources at the University of Kentucky’s Human Development Institute where she markets and distributes resources about genetic conditions such as …

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Stand Up for Access to Independent Genetic Counseling Services by Supporting S.1450 / H.R.2144 – the Access to Genetic Counselor Services Act of 2021

Hello Genetic Support Foundation friends, followers and family! Genetic counseling services are not yet recognized for reimbursement by Medicare. As genetic technology expands and holds promise to improve health for all people, Medicare recognition is perhaps the single most important action to be taken that could ensure people have access to independent genetic counseling services. …

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Mark Johnson: A Legacy of Innovation and Leading the Way in Genetic Healthcare

Mark Johnson has a long legacy of supporting the genetic sciences through his professional work and his service over the past thirty years.  Having earned an undergraduate degree in business administration with a chemistry minor and a law degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, he began his career as a business attorney but soon turned …

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