BS – Psychology, Clemson University, Clemson, South Carolina
MS – Genetic Counseling, University of Texas at Houston
Honors and Awards
- 2008-2009 James T. Willerson Scholarship recipient, University of Texas Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences
- 2008-present National Society of Genetic Counselors
- 2008-2010 Texas Society of Genetic Counselors
I am a pediatric cancer genetic counselor with a passion for fostering a greater understanding between clinicians, patients, and families. I believe that knowledge is power: individuals with information about their family history are empowered to make more informed decisions about their own healthcare.
Zhang J*, Walsh MF*, Wu G*, Edmonson MN, Gruber TA, Easton J, Hedges D, Ma X, Zhou X, Yergeau DA, Wilkinson MR, Vadodaria B, Chen X, McGee RB, Hines-Dowell S, Nuccio R, Quinn E, Shurtleff SA, Rusch M, Patel A, Becksfort JB, Wang S, Weaver MS, Ding L, Mardis ER, Wilson RK, Gajjar A, Ellison DW, Pappo AS, Pui CH, Nichols KE*, Downing JR. Germline Mutations in Predisposition Genes in Pediatric Cancer. N Engl J Med Nov 18, 2015. Epub ahead of print. doi:10.1056/NEJMoa1508054. *Equal contribution
Nuccio R, Hashmi SS, Mastrobattista J, Noblin SJ, Refuerzo J, Smith JL, Singletary CN. Influence of anchoring on miscarriage risk perception associated with amniocentesis. J Genet Couns 24(2):278-8, 20154.
Last update: December 2015