Montefiore in the News
Twitter Chat March 06 - Genetic Counseling and Prenatal Testing
- March 4, 2013
Media Invited to Participate via Twitter using #PregnancyChat
WHAT: Montefiore Medical Center, in partnership with the March of Dimes, will co-host a Twitter chat about prenatal testing, including information about a recent study on a new testing method – the microarray. Reproductive genetics expert Susan Klugman, M.D, also will address other aspects of genetic counseling.
WHEN: Wednesday, March 06, 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm EST
Susan Klugman, M.D.
Director of Reproductive Genetics, Dept. of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Women’s Health, Montefiore Medical Center
Associate Professor of Clinical Obstetrics & Gynecology and Women’s Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Dr. Klugman is a "medical detective" who works to identify the possible genetic risk factors for many inherited diseases. She encourages couples to consider genetic testing even before they get married so they can be as informed as possible when planning their families. She serves on the Board of Directors of the New York State Genetics Task Force.