National Society of Genetic Counselors
“I support Free the Data because collaboration will be the only way to understand the data and do some good.”
Jessica Everett is a Clinical Instructor of Internal Medicine and a genetic counselor in the Cancer Genetics Clinic at the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center. She also provides genetic counseling as part of multi-disciplinary teams in endocrine oncology, cutaneous oncology, and pancreatic cancer clinics. She currently works on the Michigan Oncology Sequencing Project, an NHGRI/NCI funded Clinical Sequencing Exploratory Research project exploring clinical implementation of whole genome/exome sequencing for targeted oncology treatment. Ms. Everett's research interests include clinical applications of genetic and genomic technologies, and the evolving role of genetic counselors in providing comprehensive care. She participates in education of health professional trainees including genetic counseling graduate students, medical students, and hematology/oncology fellows. Ms. Everett is also active in the National Society of Genetic Counselors, and has served as co-chair of the Familial Cancer Special Interest Group.