Julie Zenger Hain, Ph.D., FACMG. Dr. Zenger Hain is the Director of the Clinical Cytogenetics Department at Oakwood Healthcare System in Dearborn, MI. She is a board certified Clinical Cytogeneticist and Ph.D. Medical Geneticist through the American Board of Medical Genetics. She received her Bachelor of Nursing degree and her Ph.D. in Human Genetics from the Medical College of Virginia. Following her clinical fellowship at Henry Ford Hospital, Dr. Zenger Hain took on her present position within Oakwood Healthcare System over 16 years ago. Responsibilities include directing a full service cytogenetics laboratory & maternal serum screening program and supervising genetic counseling services, primarily in prenatal and cancer genetics. Present IRB approved research studies involving the importance of family history include an employee educational program aimed at increasing compliance to breast cancer screening guidelines and a community intervention program aimed at decreasing women's risks for heart disease. The department is also one of the sentinel sites for the CDC supported Michigan Department of Community Health surveillance study Promoting Cancer Genomics Best Practices. Dr. Zenger Hain is presently a Co-Chair of the Michigan Cancer Genetics Alliance and an active member in the Michigan Cancer Consortium.


  Emily Swan, MS, CGC. Ms. Swan is a genetic counselor in the Clinical Cytogenetics department at Oakwood Hospital. She received her Master of Science in Genetic Counseling from Wayne State University. Her clinic interests include cancer genetic risk assessment and prenatal counseling. She is a member of the National Society of Genetic Counselors, the Michigan Association of Genetic Counselors, the Michigan Cancer Consortium, and the Michigan Cancer Genetics Alliance.

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Elizabeth Tootoo, MS, CGC Ms. Tootoo currently works as a genetic counselor at Oakwood Hospital & Medical Center.  Ms. Tootoo received her Master of Science in Human Genetics from Sarah Lawrence College in 2001. Ms. Tootoo provides both prenatal genetic counseling services in the Fetal Diagnostic Unit at Oakwood and cancer genetic risk assessments at various locations.  Prior to her position at Oakwood, she worked at Women & Infants Hospital in Providence, RI and Duke Perinatal Consultants in Raleigh, NC, primarily doing prenatal genetic counseling.  She is certified by the American Board of Genetic Counseling, and a member of the National Society of Genetic Counselors and Michigan Association of Genetic Counselors..


Alyssa Wright, MS, CGC. Ms. Wright currently works as a genetic counselor at Oakwood Hospital & Medical Center. Ms. Wright primarily works in the Fetal Diagnostic Unit counseling prenatal and preconception patients. Ms. Wright received a Master of Science in Genetic Counseling from University of Texas Health Science Center. She is a member of the National Society of Genetic Counselors and Michigan Association of Genetic Counselors.

 

Genetic Counseling Graduate Program
Center for Molecular Medicine and Genetics
Wayne State University School of Medicine
3127 Scott Hall
540 E. Canfield Avenue
Detroit, MI 48201
Administrative Office:
(313) 577-6298
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Email: lknight@med.wayne.edu
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