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Author Archives: Allie Janson Hazell

Convention versus Possibility, and a recipe for change

I read an essay recently that presented the concepts of convention and possibility as eternally pitted against one another, on an inevitable crash course. I have been mulling over this … Continue reading

May 8, 2010 · Leave a comment

Learning from the Naturopathic Model

I recently sat down with Jill Davies, a genetic counselor who is doing some really interesting work with genomics and preventive medicine in the primary care setting.  I won’t divulge … Continue reading

January 4, 2010 · 3 Comments

The Online GC Community Grows!

Earlier this week I found out that I passed the American Board of Genetic Counseling (ABGC) certification exam. Although the certification itself doesn’t directly influence my role or employment as … Continue reading

November 6, 2009 · 1 Comment

Designer Genes

“How Genetics Works” A fun image via popurls.com

October 13, 2009 · 1 Comment

Building on Our Strengths

As I prepare to write my American certification exam at the end of August, I haven’t been able to write as much as I’d like. In the mean time, I … Continue reading

August 12, 2009 · Leave a comment

DNA Exchange: A new blogging initiative

I’ve been a little quiet here lately. This is because most of my attention has been directed at DNA Exchange, the recently launched group genetic counseling blog. I am really, … Continue reading

June 16, 2009 · 1 Comment

Education, but not Genetic Counseling

Cause for concern? I read a lot about direct-to-consumer genetic testing, and there is little that I read these days that catches me by surprise. So, when I read that … Continue reading

May 20, 2009 · 2 Comments

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