First graduates of genetic counseling program, Scrutiny focuses on schools

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We explore the growing field of genetic counseling with the program director at the Medical College of Wisconsin. Then we look at efforts to foster equitable educational opportunities.

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Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Avery Lea Rogers Producer
  • Courtney Everett Producer
  • Lee Rayburn Technical Director
  • Denise Forte Guest
  • Jennifer Geurts Guest