Gwen Reiser, MS, CGC

Gwen Reiser, MS, CGCGenetic Medicine
Munroe-Meyer Institute
985450 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE 68198-5450


Professional Summary

Gwen Reiser, MS, CGC, is a is a licensed and certified genetic counselor at the Munroe-Meyer Institute's Department of Genetic Medicine at UNMC where she has worked since 1989. During that time, she has served as a genetic counselor in multiple pediatric and prenatal clinics. More recently, she established the Hereditary Cancer Clinic and currently functions as lead genetic counselor. She currently provides cancer genetic counseling and testing services at the Fred and Pamela Buffett Cancer Center.

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Gwen provides graduate level clinical training through her experience with curriculum development, teaching, and clinical rotation supervision of students and fellows. She has provided numerous local, regional and national guest lectures related to genetics and genetic counseling to healthcare providers, students, patients and families.

Research Interests and Projects

Gwen’s specialty area of interest is Cancer Genetics. Her research interest is the impact of genetic counseling in a clinical and research hereditary oncology setting. She is involved in the adult oncology specialties of Breast, GI, Gyn/Onc, and Endocrine tumors.  She currently serves as a national representative for genetic counselors working in Pediatric Oncology.

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