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Class of 2014

Jessica Friedman
Amanda Hanson
Andi Lewis
Jackie Mersch
Shannon Mulligan
Emily Parham
Aarti Ramdaney
Stephanie Thompson

Class of 2013

Nikki Mohrbacher
Jessica Davis
Kate Dempsey
Michelle McDougle
Brad Rolf
Allie Copeland


Class of 2002
Stephanie Manzo Health Beliefs and Attitudes of Individuals Affected with PKU and Diabetes
Jennifer Seifert An Assessment of Understanding in Genetic Counseling Hispanic Patients
Laura Valentine X-Linked Hypophosphatemic Rickets: Descriptive Study of Growth Pattern and PHEX Mutations Associated with Conventional Treatment
Jennifer Saucier Decision-Making Regarding Amniocentesis in Women of the Asian Racial-Ethnic Group
Class of 2003
Emily Gutter Characterization of the Clinical Phenotype Associated with Familial Thoracic Aneurysms and Dissections
Sandra Darilek Hereditary Multiple Exostosis and Pain: To What Extent is Pain Associated with HME?
Jennifer Malone Anxiety and Prenatal Testing: Do Women with Soft Ultrasound Findings Have Increased Anxiety Compared to Women with Other Indications for Testing?
Carolyn Wilson Phenotypic Comparisons in 107 Familial Cases of Tuberous Sclerosis: Further Evidence for Genotype-Phenotype.
Class of 2004
Jamie Chance Decisions in Genetic Counseling: Control, Conflict, and Confidence
Alice Schindler Autosomal Dominant Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP) and Clinical Heterogeneity: Are Modifying Haplotypes Affection Phenotype Variability?
Andrea Atherton Assessing the Quality of Life in children and Adolescents with Neurofibromatosis Type I
Carol Linsner Psychological Distress and Genetic Counseling for Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer Syndrome
Colleen Buechner Prenatal, Perinatal, and Neonatal Risk Factors for Autistic Disorder
Class of 2005
Tamara Solomon Neonatal Central Nervous System Thrombotic Events (Stroke) and Genetic Risk Factors as the Determining Cause
Cynthia Trotter Friendship Quality: Relationship to Severity of Disease in children with Neurofibromatosis Type I
Jennifer LeMoine Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis and Anxiety
Class of 2006
Stacey Miller Oral Contraceptive Use in Relation to Clinical and Pathological Characteristics of Hereditary Breast Cancer
Gabriel Lazarin Hispanics' Attitudes, Knowledge, and Beliefs Regarding Colorectal Cancer (CRC) and CRC Screening
Jennifer Sherrill Maternal Serum Screening: Results, Disclosure, Anxiety and Risk Perception
Julia Wynn Achondroplasia Mortality Study: A 40 Year Follow-up Study
Kaylene Ready Obstetrics/Gynecology Residents' Knowledge and Practices Regarding HBOC and HNPCC: A Survey and Educational Program
Marianna Horz Turner Syndrome and Growth Hormone: A Quality of Life Assessment
Class of 2007
Jennifer Defant Preeclampsia and the Trisomy 21 Conceptus
Alyssa Knisley Maternal Serum Screening: Does the Frequency of Abnormal Results Vary with Ethnicity?
Erin Salo Survey of Cancers and Genotype-Phenotype Correlations in the HNPCC Patient Population at U.T. M. D. Anderson Cancer Center
Amy Stanford Expanded Newborn Screening in Texas: A Survey and Educational Module Addressing the Knowledge of Pediatric Residents
Cathy Sullivan The Impact of Genes in Glucose Metabolism on Rostral Lesion Location in Patients with Spina Bifida Meningomyelocele
Catherine Tipps Trisomy 21, 18, AND 13 IN Texas: Prevalence and Mortality Study
Class of 2008
Lauren McNair

An Epidemiological Characterization of Renal Agenesis

Sarah Seth Exploring the Role of Religion in Amniocentesis Decision-Making Among Latina Women
Lauren Spurck First Trimester Combined Screening:  Impact on Uptake of Invasive Procedures in AMA Women
Blair Stevens Effect of Miscarriage Risk on Decision Making for Amniocentesis
Matthew Tschirgi Knowledge, Attitudes, and Experiences of Oncologists and Obstetricians/Gynecologists Regarding Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis for Hereditary Cancer Predisposition Syndromes
Class of 2009
Laura Amendola Comparison between BRCA1 and BRCA2 Positive and Negative Women Diagnosed with Breast Cancer at 35 Years of Age or Less
Rebecca Carter Stress And Well-Being Among Parents of Children With Potocki-Lupski Syndrome
Sarah Colosimo An Assessment of Genetics Knowledge Among Medical Residents Within Various Medical Specialties
Jennifer R. Fowler Self-Perceptions of Siblings and Sibling Relationships in Families with Down Syndrome
Travis J. Morgan Live Versus Online Environment and Learning Style Effect on Genetic Knowledge Acquisition and Retention
Lauren Murphy TSC Patient Perceptions of Psychiatric Symptoms: A Needs Assessment
Marisa Vineyard A Study of Association Between Low-Grade Serous Ovarian Cancer and Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer Based on Family History
Class of 2010
Justine Cooper Factors Associated with Early Versus Late Development of Breast and Ovarian Cancer in BRCA1 and BRCA2 Positive Women
Carrie Crain An Assessment of Obesity and Hyperphagia in Individuals with Smith-Magenis Syndrome
Deanna Darnes First Trimester Screening and Its Impact on Uptake Diagnostic Testing
Leslie Newman Attitudes of Parents at Risk of Inheriting Li-Fraumeni Syndrome Towards Predictive Genetic Testing in Their Minor-Aged Children
Gina Nucci Influence of Anchoring on Miscarriage Risk Perception Associated with Amniocentesis
Amy Sommer Xenobiotic Metabolism Genes and Clubfoot
Class of 2011
Emily Gabitzsch Prevalence of Premature Ovarian Failure in Women with Tuberous Sclerosis Complex
Laura Hendon
Physician Perceptions of Risk Regarding Mood Disorders and Pharmacological Management During Pregnancy: What is Current Practice?
Ashley Henriksen Knowledge and Perception of the Role of Targeted Ultrasound in Detecting Down Syndrome among a High Risk Population
Trisha Nichols Natural History Study of Arthrogryposis Multiplex Congenita, Amyoplasia Type
Laura Panos Effect of Anchoring on Perceived Amniocentesis Related Miscarriage Risk Within a Latina Population
Sarah Swain Evaluation of Recurrence Risks for Left-Sided Cardiac Lesions
Class of 2012 
Nevena Cvjetkovic FZD6, MATN2 and SLC25A32, Possible Candidate Genes in Nonsyndromic Cleft Lip and Palate
Carolyn Garby Accuracy of the BRCAPro Risk Assessment Model in Males Presenting to MD Anderson for BRCA Testing 
Roya Mostafavi Long Term Follow-up of Morbidity and Quality of Life Associated with Isolated Gastroschisis 
Salma Nassef Knowledge, Attitudes and Utilization of BRCA Testing among Obstetricians and Gynecologists
Samantha Penney Evaluation of Knowledge Regarding Diagnostic Strategies for Genetic Diseases in Select Residents
Katherine Rock Attitudes about Predictive MEN1 Genetic Testing in Minors
Ann Simmons Predictors of Contralateral Breast Cancer in BRCA Negative Women
Class of 2013
Allison Copeland ATTITUDES AND PRACTICES OF GENETIC COUNSELORS IN PROVIDING PREDICTIVE TESTING TO MINORS AT RISK FOR LI-FRAUMENI SYNDROME
Jessica Davis ATTITUDES TOWARD AND UTILIZATION OF NON-INVASIVE PRENATAL TESTING FOR CHROMOSOME ANEUPLOIDY AMONG OB/GYNS
Kate Dempsey MISMATCH REPAIR DEFICIENT TUMORS LACKING KNOWN SPORADIC CAUSES: ARE THEY ALL DUE TO LYNCH SYNDROME?
Michelle McDougle KNOWLEDGE AND EXPECTATIONS OF SUPPORT PEOPLE IN PRENATAL GENETIC COUNSELING SESSIONS
Nicole Mohrbacher The Impact of Family History on Medullary Thyroid Cancer (MTC) in Patients with Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Type 2A (MEN2A)
Brad Rolf AN ASSESSEMENT OF KNOWLEDGE, ATTITUDES, AND ACCESS TO GENETIC TESTING AND COUNSELING SERVICES IN U.S. HEMOPHILIA TREATMENT CENTERS