September 15, 2017

Genetic Counseling Program-JEMF 2017 Student Research Awards

The Jane Engelberg Memorial Fellowship (JEMF) Advisory Group received 37 student research proposals this year, and ten were selected for funding. Four of these awardees are from the UM Genetic Counseling Program! In addition, Carol Ko (Class of 2016) won the JEMF Best Manuscript Award. Congratulations!!

Kestutis Micke

"Text Messaging as an Intervention: Improving Mental Health Outcomes in Parents with a Newborn that has a Congenital Heart Defect "

Lauren Turner

"An Evaluation of Patient Decision Making and Needs Following a Positive NIPT Result" 

Natalie Waligorski

"Accessibility of Prenatal Genetic Counseling Services Among Incarcerated Women" 

Stephanie Wiryaman

"Assessing Family-based Perceptions of the Disorders of Sex Development (DSD) Nomenclature" 

Carol Ko (Class of 2016)

"Genetic Testing Impacts the Utility of Prospective Familial Screening in Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Through Identification of a Non-familial Subgroup"