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Mary Egan Clark

Mary Egan Clark

  • Student Intern


BA- English, The College of William & Mary, Williamsburg, VA
Post Bachelor Courses- Biology, The University of Memphis, Memphis, TN

Research Interests

I am a student intern with previous experience in qualitative research and data management with the Division of Nursing Research. As a current applicant for a Masters in Genetic Counseling Program, I assist and shadow the St. Jude genetic counselors, catalogue genetic testing results in an internal database, and collaborate with researchers on various projects within the Division of Cancer Predisposition (including the validation of the MIPOGG diagnostic tool, design of educational genetics modules for bedside and advanced practice nurses, and codification of qualitative data regarding patient and family experiences of genetic counseling). Based on my experience at St. Jude, I hope to become a genetic counselor specializing in pediatric oncology and childhood disease.

Selected Publications

Bloom, M, Maciaszek, JL, Clark, ME, Pui, CH, Nichols, KE.  Recent Advances in Genetic Predisposition to Pediatric Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia. Expert Review of Hematology, Epub ahead of print,, 2019. 

Kahn RB, Merchant TE, Sadighi ZS, Crabtree VM, Mercedes SB, Sykes A, Lu Z, Zabrowski J, Simmons A, Clark ME, Merrill SW, Mandrell BN.  Prevalence, risk factors, and response to treatment for hypersomnia of central origin in survivors of childhood brain tumors. J Neuro-Oncology, 136(2):379-384. doi: 10.1007/s11060-017-2662-y, 2018.  

Browne E, Zhou Y, Chemaitilly W, Panetta J, Ness K, Kaste, S, Cheng C, Relling M, Pui, C-H, Inaba H.  Changes in body mass index, height, and weight in children during and after therapy for acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Cancer, 124(21):4248-4259, doi: 10.1002/cncr.31736, 2018. Role: Data Collection

Last update: November 2019