Alise Murray, MS

Alise Murray, MS

  • Genetic Counselor

Divisions

Education

BS – Biology, Colorado Christian University, Lakewood, CO
MS – Genetic Counseling, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR

Honors and Awards

  • 2019 University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Student Research Day 3 Minute Thesis Competition Winner and College of Health Professions Poster Presentation Winner
  • 2018-2019 University of Arkansas for Medical Science Neil and Clara Spain Scholarship Recipient
  • 2018-2019 Association of Schools of Allied Health Professions Scholarship of Excellence Recipient
  • 2016 Colorado Christian University Outstanding Senior in Biology Award Recipient

Professional Organizations

  • 2019-Present National Society of Genetic Counselors

Research Interests

I am a pediatric cancer genetic counselor with a passion for helping patients and their families navigate complex genetic information and the implications of cancer predisposition syndromes. 

Specific research interests include:

  • Utilizing genetic information to guide screening and treatment of individuals with cancer predisposition syndromes.
  • Exploring Family dynamics, belief systems, and cultural differences as they relate to cancer predisposition syndromes and psychosocial coping strategies
  • Identifying gaps in genetics education and building resources to meet the identified needs