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July 14, 2017 

Program - 
Angela Trepanier, Director
Genetic Counseling Center for Molecular Medicine & Genetics
Hereditary Diseases

Angela Trepanier, MS, CGC is a certified genetic counselor, an Associate Professor of Molecular Medicine and Genetics at Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan, and Director of Wayne State’s Genetic Counseling Graduate Program. She received her bachelor’s degree in Biology from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor (1988) and her master’s degree in genetic counseling from the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis (1994). She is certified by the American Board of Genetic Counseling.

Ms. Trepanier’s faculty responsibilities teaching medical genetics, leading all aspects of the genetic counseling graduate program, and conducting research.  Her research interests include integrating cancer genomics into primary care, investigating genetic counseling outcomes, and improving access to genetic counseling services. She currently works with the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services on a cooperative agreement with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention aimed at promoting best practices in cancer genomics statewide.


Ms. Trepanier is a member of the executive committee of the Association of Genetic Counseling Program Directors (secretary), and a past board member of the National Coalition of Health Professional Education in Genetics, the Genetic Counseling Foundation, the Michigan Association of Genetic Counselors, and the National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC).  She served as the NSGC president in 2008. Ms. Trepanier is involved in a number of other professional activities including serving on the editorial boards of the Journal of Genetic Counseling and the National Human Genome Research Institute’s G2C2 Educational Repository.  

July 21, 2017

Program - 
Lynn Henning, Sports Columnist, Detroit News 
Fall Sports, Meat and Potatoes
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