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Janice Berliner

Janice has been a board certified genetic counselor for more than 30 years, having earned her Master of Science in Human Genetics/Genetic Counseling from the University of Michigan. She has served on the boards of directors of the National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC) and the American Board of Genetic Counseling (ABGC), and chaired the 2008 NSGC Annual Education Conference. Janice has served as the Editor-in-Chief of Perspectives, the NSGC quarterly newsletter, and on the editorial board of the Journal of Genetic Counseling.

She has written several book chapters, published a number of scholarly articles, and edited a book entitled Ethical Dilemmas in Genetics and Genetic Counseling: Principles through Case Scenarios. This is her first work of fiction. Janice lives in New Jersey with her husband of 29 years, and has three amazing adult children.

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Latest Blog Posts

Janice Berliner
15 November 2019
Genetics
The Genetics of Psychiatric Disorders….Such as We Know ThemHave you ever noticed that many things run in families? Whether it's heart disease, arthritis or red hair, it is often fairly simple to trace the lines of inheritance thro...
Janice Berliner
17 September 2019
Genetics
It can be confusing to say that cancer is genetic but also that most of the time it is not hereditary. It is genetic in the sense that it involves our genes, but most of the time there are gene changes that occur long after we are...
Janice Berliner
15 September 2019
Genetics
Throughout the last 50 years or so, many prenatal testing options have become available, the two most common being amniocentesis and chorionic villus sampling (CVS).These allow for a woman or a couple to determine certain health i...