Gillian Hooker, PhD, ScM, LCGC

Clinical

Applying her background in molecular and clinical genetics, genetic counseling and behavioral science, Gillian is committed to overcoming the barriers to effective translation of genome science at the patient, provider and system levels. As a researcher in academic and government settings, Gillian has worked with numerous transdisciplinary teams on the front lines of genomics, developing and evaluating methods for delivering genomic information to patients and their providers. Having served as the associate director of a genetic counseling training program, Gillian also brings significant experience in genetics education and outreach.

Gillian completed her doctoral degree in Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology at Yale University and her masters degree in Genetic Counseling at the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health / National Human Genome Research Institute Genetic Counseling Training Program. She has been actively involved in the National Society of Genetic Counselors, serving on multiple committees and holding leadership positions in the Familial Cancer and Research Special Interest Groups.