Rebecca Ross

Rebecca Ross

Rebecca Ross grew up in West Bloomfield, MI and graduated from Michigan State University in 2020 with a bachelor’s in Animal Science. During her time in undergrad, Rebecca gained research experience working in the Small Animal Clinical Sciences of the College of Veterinary medicine studying the variant analysis of a neurodegenerative disease called geriatric onset laryngeal paralysis and polyneuropathy (GOLPP) in the Newfoundland dog. After graduation, Rebecca gained advocacy experience by working as a patient advocate and special care coordinator at Northland Family Planning where she communicated information about contraceptive choice and pregnancy options to help patients make informed decisions regarding their pregnancy. Rebecca first gained insight into the genetic counseling profession through shadowing genetic counselors and furthered her knowledge of the field by working as a genetic counseling assistant at the Children’s Hospital of Michigan in Detroit. In her free time, Rebecca enjoys going up north, traveling, exercising, and spending time with her family, friends, and two-year old Labrador retriever Kora.