PreventionGenetics at CAGC 2018

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 Visit us at Booth #16

 Breakfast Seminar 
 Taking the Crisis Out of a Neonatal Crisis

 Harriet Druker, MSc, MBA 

 Saturday October 13th, 7:00 AM - 8:15 AM

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Harriet Druker, MSc, MBA

Genetic Counsellor / Regional Account Manager for Ontario, Eastern Canada and Michigan

Harriet is a Genetic Counselor and Regional Account Manger for Eastern Canada and Michigan for PreventionGenetics. She obtained her BSc in Biology and MSc in Genetic Counselling from McGill University in 1993 and 1996 respectively. In 2006, she received an MBA from the Schulich School of Business. Harriet worked for 22 years as a clinical genetic counsellor in the fields of prenatal, pediatrics, and cancer genetics. Harriet worked from 2000 -2018 as the senior genetic counsellor in the first paediatric Cancer Genetics Program in North America which she helped to establish at The Hospital for Sick Children. Harriet supervised hundreds of genetic counselling students and genetic trainees. She was the Director of the Cancer Genetic Counselling Course for Master level students at The University of Toronto from 2000-2017. She continues to be involved as an adjunct lecturer and clinical supervisor at The University of Toronto in the Division of Molecular Genetics. Harriet was a Principal Investigator at SickKids' Research Institute and a senior author and and co-investigator for numerous research studies. Harriet served as a resource for many hereditary cancer groups including LiFE International Research Consortium for Li-Fraumeni Syndrome, Canadian Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Type 1, Tuberous Sclerosis Canada Sclerose Tubereuse, VHL Alliance, and was an invited member of the AACR Pediatric Cancer Working Group which established surveillance guidelines for all hereditary paediatric cancer predisposition syndromes in 2017.