Radhika Sawh

BS, BA, Boston College. MS, Sarah Lawrence College. After earning her BS in biology and BA in osychology, Radhika worked as a research assistant in the neurochemistry lab at the New England Regional Primate Research Center of Harvard Medical School prior to studying human genetics at Sarah Lawrence College. She then worked as a prenatal genetic counselor at Elmhurst Hospital Center in Queens, New York. She left traditional practice to join the nonprofit sector as the national director of patient services for Cooley’s Anemia Foundation, Inc. Since 2003, she served as a guest lecturer in the human genetics program’s Medical Genetics Seminar before taking on the role of course eirector for the class in 2014. She now also coteaches the Disability Service Learning course and is the faculty advisor for the IMPACT Program. SLC, 2014-

Graduate Courses

Human Genetics 2017-2018

Disability Service Learning

Graduate Seminar—Fall

The Disability Service Learning course and practicum broadly covers contemporary topics of disability, with a focus on the genetics community. Through guest speakers, panels, and internships, students gain an understanding of the impact of disability; improved communication skills with individuals, families, and service providers; and an increased awareness of the contributions that genetic counseling can make to persons with or without disabilities.

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Medical Genetics Seminar I

Graduate Seminar—Fall

The Medical Genetics Seminar I course introduces students to topics relevant to clinical genetic counseling. Experts in the field lecture on topics ranging from significant genetic conditions and syndromes to current testing options. Students learn from and interact with authorities in their respective fields, gaining an in-depth understanding of the genetic conditions covered in the course and related issues they will encounter in their careers.

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Medical Genetics Seminar II

Graduate Seminar—Spring

The Medical Genetics Seminar II course builds on the first-semester seminar by introducing students to topics relevant to clinical genetic counseling. Experts in the field lecture on topics ranging from significant genetic conditions and syndromes to current testing options. Students learn from and interact with authorities in their respective fields, gaining an in-depth understanding of the genetic conditions covered in the course and related issues that they will encounter in their careers.

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