11th Annual Diane Baker Alumni Lecture

Date

Tuesday, January 26, 2021

Time

3:00pm - 4:00pm

Description

Amy Gaviglio, M.S., C.G.C., will deliver the 11th Annual Diane Baker Alumni Lecture. Her lecture is titled “From Guthrie to Genomes: The Evolution and Future of Newborn Screening.”

Please join us on Zoom: https://umich.zoom.us/j/97568091761

 Amy Gaviglio is a 2007 graduate from the Genetic Counseling Program at the University of Michigan. From 2007 to 2019, she served as a Genetic Counselor with the Newborn Screening Program for the Minnesota Department of Health. Throughout her career, Amy has been a tireless and highly effective advocate for the newborn screening program in Minnesota. Her efforts have been vital to the development of Minnesota’s newborn screening model that relies on genetic counseling in the delivery of newborn screening results and in major policy decisions. Most recently, Ms. Gaviglio started her own independent consulting business, Connetics Consulting, and is consulting with the Newborn Screening and Molecular Biology Branch at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. 

Amy has helped to define a unique role for genetic counselors in the public health sector and has emerged as a respected expert in newborn screening, a valued member of the public health genetics community, and an advocate for the genetic counseling profession. She will be sharing her perspectives on the future of newborn screening during her lecture.

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