Andrew McKeon

Andrew McKeon

Precision Health Program Certificate Student
Medical School MS Human Genetics Genetic Counseling Candidate

Biography

Andrew McKeon is currently a first-year Master's student in the Genetic Counseling Program. Previously, he earned his B.S. in Biology and B.A. in Music, with a minor in Chemistry, from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. His advocacy experience involved serving as a Resident Advisor with Carolina Housing, where he fostered a safe and welcoming environment for students living on campus, and as a Crisis Counselor with Crisis Text Line, where he provided support and further resources to individuals with a variety of concerns. His research interests involve the use of direct-to-consumer genetic testing services to ascertain risk for late-onset Alzheimer’s Disease.