Patricia N. Olney, MS, CGC

Biography

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Patricia N. Olney, MS, CGC

Job Title: Genetic Counselor

Phone: 404-727-6101

Email: patricia.olney@emory.edu

Education: M.S. in Genetic Counseling, University of California, Berkeley

B.S. in Biology, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA

Certification: American Board of Medical Genetics (ABMG), Charter Member American Board of Genetic Counselors (ABGC)

Current Projects: Pregnancy Risk Specialist with MotherToBaby Georgia, service of non-profit Organization of Teratology Information Specialists (OTIS), supported by Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities, Center for MSACD Prevention Grant

Recent experience: Provided genetic counseling services at Emory Healthcare Department of Human Genetics Emory University SOM-Genetic Ophthalmology Clinic, General Genetics Clinic, Down Syndrome and Fragile X Clinics

Clinical Interests: Prenatal exposure to prescription medications, over-the-counter medications, drugs of abuse, alcohol, chemicals, maternal illness, and exposures during breastfeeding

Selected Presentations:

Mercer University Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology Grand Rounds Speaker: Teratogen Information Services: MotherToBaby Georgia, Macon, GA, May 2014

2nd Annual Georgia Association of Genetic Counselors Conference: “What You Always Wanted to Know about a Career in Teratology” Atlanta, GA, April 2014

Morehouse School of Medicine Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology Grand Rounds Speaker: Teratogen Information Services: MotherToBaby Georgia, Atlanta, GA, February 2014

Independent Adoption Agency,: Teratogen Information Services: MotherToBaby Georgia, Tucker, GA, February 2014

Emory University Department of Human Genetics Genetic Counseling Training Program:

Overview of Teratogens and Teratology Information Services, December 2013

Emory University School of Medicine Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics Pre-Grand Rounds Speaker: Teratogen Information Services: MotherToBaby Georgia, November 2013

Recent activities:

Emory University School of Medicine Department of Human Genetics: Genetic Counseling Training Program: Clinical Supervisor 2012 - Present

Emory University School of Medicine Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences: MotherToBaby Georgia Advisory Board, Fall 2013 - Present

Emory University School of Medicine Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences: Featured Articles in MSACD Monthly Newsletters, MotherToBaby, May 2013 - Present

Emory University School of Medicine: Genetic Counseling Career Panel Participant, Spring 2012

Emory University School of Medicine: Genetic Counseling Instruction for Medical Students, Fall 2011

Professional Affiliations:

Organization of Teratology Information Specialists (OTIS), National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC), and Georgia Association of Genetic Counselors (GAGC)