Michele Disco

MS, Sarah Lawrence College. Senior Genetic Counselor, Division of Human Genetics and Genomics, Northwell Health. In addition to her faculty role, she supervises Sarah Lawrence genetic counseling students in their clinical rotations and has also served as coordinator for the program’s Genetic Counseling Career Day and as a member of the Admissions Committee. Michele enjoys lecturing on a variety of topics in genetics, inheritance, syndromes, and ELSI concerns for educational levels ranging from preschool to internal medicine Grand Rounds. SLC, 2016-

Graduate Courses

Human Genetics 2017-2018

Introduction to Clinical Pediatric Genetics

Graduate Seminar—Fall

Introduction to Clinical Pediatric Genetics provides students with an introduction to the basic vocabulary, case scenarios, and genetic counseling issues encountered in a pediatric genetics session. Emphasis is on understanding the previous medical records, symptoms, and physical signs needed to construct the targeted questioning and differential diagnosis. Course structure includes readings, lecture, and group discussion.