Our dedicated and caring faculty will help you through your time in our program. We're
also fortunate to have clinical rotation faculty across the Southeast to help our
students pursue hands-on experience in a variety of specialties.
Our Program Director
Whitney Dobek, MS, CGC
The University of South Carolina School of Medicine Columbia Genetic Counseling Program
has announced the appointment ofWhitney Dobek, MS, CGCas the program’s newest director effective July 1, 2023.
Dobek has been with the Genetic Counseling Program since 2014, most recently serving
as the assistant director of curriculum and as a course instructor and thesis research
Since receiving her master’s degree in Genetic Counseling from University of North
Carolina Greensboro, her clinical work has included prenatal and cancer genetic counseling.
Dobek also contributes to several committees focused on clinical practice (Prisma
Health Breast Leadership, Prisma Health Cancer Committee), graduate education (Curriculum,
Admissions, and Graduate Committees), and in the national arena (Association of Genetic
Counseling Program Directors Match Committee and the American Board of Genetic Counseling
Janice G. Edwards, MS, CGC
Program Director Emeritus, Clinical Professor
Jessica M. Fairey, MS, CGC
Assistant Director, Fieldwork Clinical Assistant Professor
Greenwood Clinic Hannah Moore, MS, CGC Ellen Richardson, MS, CGC Robin Fletcher, MS, CGC Falecia Thomas, MS, CGC Kellie Walden, MS, CGC Wesley Patterson, PA Mike Friez, PhD Barbara Du Pont, PhD Steve Skinner, MD Roger Stevenson, MD
Columbia Clinic Katy Drazba, MS, CGC Amy Dobson, MS, CGC Angie Lichty, MS, CGC EJ Prioles, MD Katie Clarkson, MD