Program Leadership: Genetic Counseling Program

Daniel Lee Riconda, M.S., C.G.C.

Associate Professor, Program Director Genetic Counseling Program

Advocacy and Education; Cancer Genetic Counseling

"The program leadership and faculty genuinely want our input and are always looking for the best ways to ensure we have an exemplary  experience." - Heather Lucas, GCP Student

Associate Program Director: Genetic Counseling Program

Salma A. Nassef, M.S., C.G.C.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (713) 799-1930

Prenatal Genetic Counseling; Cancer Genetic Counseling; Presymptomatic Huntington Disease

Medical Director: Genetic Counseling Program

Lindsay Burrage, M.D., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-7554

Core Faculty: Genetic Counseling Program

Mary L Brandt, M.D., FACS

Professor of Surgery, Pediatrics and Medical Ethics

Phone

  • (832) 822-3135

Pediatric Surgery; Esophageal atresia and tracheoesophageal fistula; Minimally Invasive Surgery; Duodenal atresia; Thyroidectomy; Gastrostomy…

Tanya Noelle Eble, M.S., C.G.C.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-8321

Adult Genetic Counseling; Cancer Genetic Counseling; Ehlers Danlos Syndrome; Medical Ethics

Sarah H Elsea, Ph.D.

Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-5484

Molecular and biochemical basis of rare disease; genomic disorders; metabolomics; diagnostics; neurodevelopmental disorders; caregiver concerns

Beth Hackethorn Garland, Ph.D.

Associate Professor in Pediatric Psychology

Phone

  • (832) 822-3660

Christi Guerrini, J.D., M.P.H.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-9086

Intellectual property and health innovation; Ethical, legal, and social implications of genomic technologies…

Sarah Huguenard, M.S., C.G.C.

Instructor

Phone

  • (713) 799-1930

Prenatal Genetic Counseling; Cancer Genetic Counseling

Philip J. Lupo, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-2960

Cancer epidemiology; Genetic epidemiology; Childhood cancer; Overlap between birth defects and childhood cancer; Late effects in cancer survivors

Pilar Lenglet Magoulas, M.S., C.G.C.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (832) 822-4280

Pediatric genetics, dysmorphology, RASopathies, CFC syndrome

Antone Robert Opekun, P.A.-C.

Associate Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-7542

Enteric pathogens; Mucosal enzymology; Medical education…

Sandra Peacock, M.S., C.G.C.

Instructor

Patricia Robbins-Furman, M.P.H., C.G.C.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (832) 828-1696

Sarah Scollon, M.S., C.G.C.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (832) 824-4685

Pediatric Cancer Genetics; Genomics; Genetic Counseling; Public Health

Tamara Solomon, M.S., C.G.C.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (832) 828-3961

Patricia A Ward, M.S., C.G.C.

Associate Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-6555

Staff: Genetic Counseling Program

Tasha M. Winfree, A.A.

Sr. Administrative Coordinator

Clinical Faculty

Meet our Genetic Counseling Program clinical faculty.