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Laura Rittmeyer Jenkins, MS, CGC, joined the Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC’s Division of Medical Genetics in December of 2015. In 1988 she completed her undergraduate work at Bucknell University, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts in both Psychology and English. She received her Master of Science degree in Genetic Counseling from the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health in 1995.
Laura’s extensive work experience includes Pediatric and Adult Genetics at the University of Pittsburgh Department of Human Genetics, the Cancer Genetics Program at Magee Womens Hospital, and as a Regional Genetic Counselor with Myriad Genetics, Inc. Past research experience includes studies focusing on Hereditary Pancreatitis, Hereditary Colon Cancer, Cytochrome P450, and Psychosocial Implications of Hereditary Cancer Testing.
Laura is certified by the American Board of Genetic Counselors as a genetic counselor, a PA-state licensed genetic counselor, and is a member of the National Society of Genetic Counselors.
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Children's Hospital's main campus is located in the Lawrenceville neighborhood. Our main hospital address is:
UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh
One Children’s Hospital Way
4401 Penn Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
In addition to the main hospital, Children's has many convenient locations in other neighborhoods throughout the greater Pittsburgh region.
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