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Shana L. Merrill, MS, LCGC

  • Student, PhD in Social Welfare
  • Research Interests

    Psychosocial impact of advancing genetic medicine and technologies

    Intersection of social justice, policy, and health care practice

    Health care disparities

    Shana Merrill is a practicing clinical genetic counselor specializing in qualitative assessment of the psychosocial impact and utility of genetic medicine and technologies. She has worked as a clinical genetic counselor for the Clinical Practices of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia for over 8 years and prior to joining Penn, worked as a prenatal genetic counselor for Carilion Clinic in Roanoke, VA. Ms. Merrill has a Bachelors of Science in Neuroscience from Lafayette College and a Masters of Science in Genetic Counseling from the University of North Carolina in Greensboro.

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    2016-2017

    Advisor

    Dr. Allison Werner-Lin

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