Kristen Fishler, MS, CGC

Genetic MedicineKristen Fishler, MS, LCGC
Munroe-Meyer Institute
985450 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE 68198-5450


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Kristen Fishler, MS, CGC, is a licensed and certified genetic counselor at the Munroe-Meyer Institute's Department of Genetic Medicine at UNMC. Kristen earned her bachelor of science degree in biology from the University of Maryland, College Park. After college, she conducted social and behavioral research with the ClinSeq® team at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). She earned her master’s degree in genetic counseling from the University of Cincinnati. Her research interests include exploring the ethical challenges and aspects of psychosocial counseling related to implementing new genetic technologies in clinical care, as well as further defining the role of a genetic counselor as the field grows and expands. She is currently researching the impact of rapid genetic diagnosis for acutely ill infants and their families in a level IV NICU.

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