Psychiatric Genomics: Evidence-Based Genetic Counseling for Psychiatric Disorders with Emily Morris, MSc, CCGC

  • This presentation will discuss what is currently known about the psychiatric genomics and the etiology of psychiatric disorders and will highlight how genetic counseling can help people understand why they or their family member developed a mental illness.

    Level of Instruction: Intermediate

    Webinar CEU

    Only the live session qualifies for CEUs but when possible, we host the recordings on our website and NSGC recommends participants to use their personal email instead of work email addresses to ensure they receive their CEU certificates.

    Webinar PACE

    Ambry Genetics is approved as a provider for continuing education program by NSGC and ASCLS P.A.C.E ® Program.

Genetic Counselor, Clinical Associate Professor, University of British Columbia

Emily Morris is a board certified Genetic Counselor and Clinical Associate Professor at the University of British Columbia. She worked for 7 years, as one of the genetic counselors in The Adapt Clinic, the world's first - and award-wining - specialist psychiatric genetic counseling clinic. Currently, Emily works in research - she has published a number of peer reviewed papers on topics related to the provision and impact of psychiatric genetic counseling.

Genomic Science Liaison, MS, CGC

Lindsay Lipe is an Oncology Genomic Science Liaison at Ambry Genetics for the Bluegrass Region. She completed her Bachelor of Science in Zoology at Michigan State University and her Master of Science in Genetic Counseling at Wayne State University. She worked as a clinical genetic counselor at the West Cancer Center in Memphis, TN prior to starting at Ambry. In her current role, she serves as a clinical liaison for the field team to educate health care providers and key opinion leaders on genetic testing and genomic medicine. Lindsay is a member of the National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC) and is licensed as a genetic counselor by the TN Department of Health. She is board-certified by the American Board of Genetic Counseling (ABGC).

  • Wed, September 15, 2021
  • 12:00pm PDT
  • Duration: 1 hour
  • C.E.U.
    1 Category 1 Contact Hour
  • P.A.C.E. 1 unit

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