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Kate Foreman is a genetic counselor and clinical assistant professor at the UNC School of Medicine

in the Department of Genetics. Kate received her master’s degree in genetic counseling from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro in 2009. She joined the faculty at UNC Chapel Hill shortly thereafter. Kate received her certification from the American Board of Genetic Counseling in 2010.

In her clinical work at UNC, Kate provides genetics services in the cancer and adult general genetics clinics. She has an interest in pediatric genetics and is involved in the pediatric tumor board at UNC and is also a member of the UNC Retinoblastoma Team. Kate is also involved in the teaching and clinical supervision of genetic counseling graduate students. She gives 2-3 lectures a year to the students at her alma mater, UNCG.

Kate is involved in the NCGENES project as a genetic counselor, molecular analyst and member of the binning committee. She is also a member of the CSER consortium’s Genetic Counseling working group. Kate recently spoke at the North Carolina Medical Genetics Association (NCMGA) semi-annual education meeting about her work with NCGENES and the challenges of molecular analysis of genetic variants identified by massively parallel sequencing. Kate is an active member of NCMGA and the National Society of Genetic Counselors.

Kate Foreman