Genetic Counselor and Clinical Investigator, Geisinger Health System

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Tara is a Genetic Counselor and Clinical Investigator with the Geisinger Health System. Her main role as a genetic counselor is to help individuals understand, adapt to, and act on genetic risk information for disease. Working out of the Geisinger Health System in Pennsylvania, Tara uses her patients' test results to direct them to both the proper treatment specialist as well as peer groups with similar diagnoses.

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Major: Biobehavioral Health (Bachelor), Genetic Counseling (Masters)

College: Penn State University, Arcadia College (MS)

City: Lewistown

State: Pennsylvania