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1102 Bates Ave., Ste. 1570
Houston, TX 77030
Lauren R. Desrosiers, MS, CGC
Instructor, Department of Pediatrics, Section of Hematology/Oncology, Baylor College of Medicine
|University of South Carolina||Masters||Master of Science, Genetic Counselor||2018|
|James Madison University||Bachelors||Bachelor of Science, Biotechnology||2014|
Lauren Desrosiers is a board certified genetic counselor who completed her Master of Science training at the University of South Carolina. She was recognized for achievements in her professional education as the 2018 recipient of the University of South Carolina S. Robert Young Outstanding Genetic Counselor Award.
Ms. Desrosiers is a genetic counselor for the Cancer Genetics Clinic at Texas Children's Hospital. Through her role in this clinic, she educates and supports families during genetic evaluation for a wide range of childhood cancer predisposition syndromes.
In addition to her clinical role, Ms. Desrosiers is a member of the KidsCanSeq research study team. KidsCanSeq is a clinical trial which will help to promote access and generate best practices for implementing genomic testing for the diverse families impacted by childhood cancers. As a genetic counselor for the study, Ms. Desrosiers helped medical providers and families to understand and use health information gained from genomic testing through written materials and by providing traditional genetic counseling services.
American Board of Genetic Counseling
|National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC)||Member|
Awards & Honors
2018 S. Robert Young Outstanding Genetic Counselor Award, University of South Carolina
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