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Texas Medical Center
1102 Bates Ave., Ste. 1580.11
Houston, TX 77030
Hannah L. Helber, MS, CGC
Instructor, Department of Pediatrics, Section of Hematology-Oncology, Baylor College of Medicine
|Baylor College of Medicine||Masters||Master of Science, Genetic Counseling||2020|
|Ohio State University||Bachelors||Bachelor of Science, Molecular Genetics; Minor in Social Psychology and Personalities||2016|
Hannah Helber is a certified genetic counselor for the Hematology Center at Texas Children's Hospital.
As a genetic counselor in the Hematology Clinic, she works to identify families at risk for inherited hematologic conditions. She provides education on genetics, as well as discussing options for appropriate genetic testing, based on family history and each patients' medical concerns. She coordinates with the family throughout the genetic testing process and helps patient and family members understand the results.
Ms. Helber aims to balance the medical, social, logistical, and emotional needs of the patient surrounding the genetic testing process and their diagnosis. She finds it incredibly rewarding to support families through this process and to be part of their care team during what can be a difficult and emotional time.
Prior to joining the Cancer and Hematology Center, she was class president of the Genetic Counseling Program at Baylor College of Medicine (September 2018 - June 2020) and a student representative for the Baylor College of Medicine Student Disabilities Committee (September 2018 - June 2020).
|Baylor College of Medicine, Department of Human and Molecular Genetic||Member, DEI Committee|
|Baylor College of Medicine, Department of Human and Molecular Genetics||Member, Admissions Committee|
|Baylor College of Medicine, Genetic Counseling Program||Member, Advisory Board Committee|
|Baylor College of Medicine, Genetic Counseling Program||Member, Genetic Counseling Career Interest Workshop Committee|
|ClinGen Somatic Heme Taskforce||Member, Ph-Like ALL Variant Curation Expert Panel|
|National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC)||Co-Chair, Hematology Subcommittee|
|Pediatrics Clinical Genetics||Member|
|RUNX1 Research Program/RUNX1-FPD Consortium Genetic Counselor Working Group||Member|
|Texas Society of Genetic Counselors (TSGC)||Chair, Professional Issues Committee|
Awards & Honors
2020 Outstanding Leadership Award, Baylor College of Medicine Genetic Counseling Program
2020 Best Poster Finalist, Annual Education Conference, National Society of Genetic Counselors
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