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In Remembrance

2020

Name: Joan H. Marks
Title and Affiliation: Director Emeritus of Joan H. Marks Graduate Program in Human Genetic, Sarah Lawrence College
Date of Death: September 14, 2020
To view Joan’s obituary and leave condolences for her family, click here.

Name: Marna Barrett
Title and Affiliation: Associate Clinical Professor of Psychology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Genetic Counseling Training Program: Sarah Lawrence College, Class of 1981
Date of Death: May 14, 2020
In lieu of flowers, click here to learn about honoring Marna's life by having a tree planted.

2019

Name: Beverly Ann Tenenholz
Title and Affiliation: Lead Genetic Counselor, Hartford Health Cancer Services
Genetic Counseling Training Program: University of Pittsburgh, Class of 1981
Date of Death: August 13, 2019 

Name: Seymour Kessler
Title and Affiliation: Program Director, the University of California at Berkely Genetic Counseling Program

2018

Name: Kathryn Whitmer
Title and Affiliation: NSGC Operations Manager
Date of Death: June 8, 2018 

Name: Aida Metzenberg
Title and Affiliation: Program Director, California State University, Northridge (1995-2008)
Genetic Counseling Training Program: University of California, Irvine
Date of Death: March 18, 2018

2016

Name: Erica M. Sanborn
Title and Affiliation: Assistant Program Director/Founder, Sarah Lawrence College/ Life After Diagnosis Program
Genetic Counseling Training Program: Sarah Lawrence College, Graduated 2003
Date of Death: January 3, 2016 

2015

Name: Elizabeth Jean Thomson
Title and Affiliation: Genetic Counselor, National Human Genome Research Institute
Genetic Counseling Training Program: John Hopkins University/NHGRI, Graduated 1982
Date of Death: July 14, 2015 

2014

Name: Amy Wawrykow Sain
Title and Affiliation: Genetic Counselor, Magee Women's Hospital
Genetic Counseling Training Program: University of Pittsburgh, Graduated 2004
Date of Death: September 17, 2014 

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  • Date of Death/Age
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