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Genetic Counseling For Hereditary Cancers

Our genetic counselors are certified professionals, trained and educated at the master's degree level. We can help you understand scientific, medical, and genetic information relating to a personal and/or family history of cancer.

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  • Genetic Counseling for Hereditary Cancers

    Biography

    Jennifer Eichmeyer, MS, LCGC is an American Board of Genetic Counseling certified genetic counselor. She is the lead genetic counselor for the St. Luke's MSTI Genetic Counseling Program specializing in oncology genetics.

    Jennifer is a member of the National Society of Genetic Counselors as well as the American College of Genetics and Genomics. She earned her bachelor’s degree in genetics from Iowa State University with a master’s degree in genetic counseling from University of Texas Health Science Center.  

    Jennifer was involved in the development of a High Risk Breast Clinic, NICU genetics, implementation of universal screening for Lynch syndrome, and telehealth genetic counseling services. She was awarded the ACCCP Innovator award in 2013, St. Luke’s President’s award in 2014, and the ISCO Thomas M. Beck recognition award in 2016. Jennifer has published several original research articles and presented posters at numerous national genetics conferences. She continues to be interested in using the unique skill set of genetics professionals in non-traditional ways to improve access to and understanding of genetic information. 


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    Accepting new patients
  • Genetic Counseling for Hereditary Cancers

    Biography

    Heather Hussey, MS, CGC works with hereditary cancer patients and their families. She is a board certified genetic counselor and full member of the National Society of Genetic Counselors. She currently serves as the chairman of the Genetic Counselors Licensing Board for the state of Idaho and has presented research at national conferences regarding advances in hereditary melanoma.

    Heather earned her bachelor’s degree in cell/molecular biology and chemistry from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas and her master’s degree in genetic counseling from the University of Utah. Before joining St. Luke's MSTI, she worked within maternal fetal medicine, providing prenatal genetic assessment for high-risk pregnancies.

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    Accepting new patients
  • Genetic Counseling for Hereditary Cancers

    Biography

    Christina Ikard, MS, LCGC specializes in both pediatric and adult cancer genetics and also works with patients and families impacted by hemophilia. She earned her bachelor’s degree in biology with a minor in psychology from New York University. She earned her master's degree in genetic counseling from Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. Christina is board certified by the American Board of Genetic Counseling and is a member of the National Society of Genetic Counselors.

    Availability

    Accepting new patients
  • Genetic Counseling for Hereditary Cancers

    Availability

    Accepting new patients