Sara Fisher, MS, LCGC

Assistant Professor and Assistant Program Director

Genetic Counseling
984000 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE 68198-4000
402-559-3771
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Academic Appointments:
Assistant Program Director, Genetic Counseling
Assistant Professor, UNMC
Adjunct Faculty at Nebraska Methodist College 5/2015-6/2015 & 6/2017-8/2017

Degrees/Certifications:
Bachelor of Arts: Biology (Cum Laude) 8/1997-5/2001 Wartburg College, Waverly, Iowa
MS Master of Science: Medical Genetics 8/2002-6/2004 University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI

Clinical Laboratory Specialist in Cytogenetics (CG) American Society for Clinical Pathology, 2002-2005
Certified Genetic Counselor through ABGC, 2005

Primary Teaching Responsibilities:
Prenatal Genetics (GENC 682)
Contemporary Issues in Genetic Counseling (GENC 708)
Capstone Project I-II
Clinical Rotations I-V
Scholarly Activity:

Publications: (last 5 years)
2017 Patient and provider fact sheets written on “Second Trimester Increased Nuchal Fold” for the National Society of Genetic Counselors Prenatal Special Interest Group 2017

10/2013 Fisher SA, Sanger WG, Tomich PG. Prenatal ultrasound markers associated with microvillus inclusion disease in a consanguineous Hispanic family. NSGC 32nd Annual Education Conference, October 2013, Anaheim, CA.

2010 Developed two educational patient videos that discuss options of prenatal screening including First Trimester Screen and Quad Screen information with English and Spanish versions

Service:
National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC), 2006 – present
NSGC Prenatal Special Interest Group, 2017
Board Member for Nebraska Children with Limb Differences, 2013-2014