2001 Polaris Pkwy
Columbus, OH 43240
Phone: (614) 293-9713
Assistant Professor-Clinical, Human Genetics
|2012 - present||Theodora Jackson Case Western Reserve University. An Assessment of the Health, Social, and Daily Living Skills of Adults with Down Syndrome.|
|2014 - present||Alexandra Ilacqua The Ohio State University. Alzheimer's Disease Development in Adults with Down Syndrome: A Caregiver's Perspective|
|2014 - present||Nicole Lahner The Ohio State University. Assessment of Genetic Provider and Parent Communication Patterns in Genetic Counseling Sessions|
|2008 - 2009||Kate Zebatto Midwestern University. Graduated 2009. Utilization of Genetic Resources by Family Practice PAs: A Research Project|
|2009 - 2010||Amy Garrison Sarah Lawrence College. Graduated 2010. Consumer Knowledge and Attitudes: Genetic Information Non-Discrimination Act (GINA) and Genetic Discrimination|
|2013 - present||Licensed Genetic Counselor: State Medical Board of Ohio|
|1996 - 2006||Certified Genetic Counselor: American Board of Genetic Counseling|
|2006 - 2016||Certified Genetic Counselor: American Board of Genetic Counseling|
Ms Dawn Allain. "Genetic Counseling and Testing for Breast Cancer." In Cancer of the Breast. 5 ed. Edited by William Donegan. 249-268. St. Louis, MO, US|USA: Saunders, January 2002.
Allain, DC. "Testing Children for Adult Onset Disorder." In Ethical dilemmas in genetics and genetic counseling: principles through case scenarios. 1 ed. Edited by Berliner, Janice L.. 96-116. New York, NY, US|USA: Oxford University Press, November 2014.
Allain DC and Ormond KE. "Ethical Issues in Genetic and Genomic Research." In Ethical Dilemmas in Genetics and Genetic Counseling Principles Thorugh Case Scenarios. 1 ed. Edited by Berliner, Janice L. 186-208. New York, NY, US|USA: Oxford University, November 2014.
Bennett,R,L; Allain,D; Baker,D; Callanan,N; Leroy,B; Walker,A,P. "Genetic counselor training programs in the United States, capacities and needs: a report of the National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC).." In GENETICS IN MEDICINE. (July 2004). 261-261.
Rhead,W,J; White,A; Allain,D; Lindh,H; Hanson,K; Van Calcar,S; Wolff,J. "Very-long-chain acyl-CoA dehydrogenase (VLCAD), 2-methylbutyryl-AD (2-MBAD), short chain-AD (SCAD), and 3-methylerotonyl CoA carboxylase (3-MCC) deficiencies: newborn screening detects clinically benign or very mild cases.." In MOLECULAR GENETICS AND METABOLISM. (March 2004). 186-186.
Allain,Dawn,C. "Genetic counseling and testing for common hereditary breast cancer syndromes - A paper from the 2007 William Beaumont Hospital symposium on molecular pathology." In JOURNAL OF MOLECULAR DIAGNOSTICS. (September 2008). 383-395.
Havercamp,S,M; Tasse,M,J; Benson,B,A; Manikam,M; Allain,Dawn; Grover,M. "Health and access to healthcare for Ohioans with Down syndrome." In JOURNAL OF INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY RESEARCH. (July 2012). 760-760.
Manickam,K; Allain,D; Grover,M. "Physical health and well-being of adults with Down syndrome." In JOURNAL OF INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY RESEARCH. (July 2012). 760-760.
|1989||B.S., University of New Hampshire|
|1993||M.S., Northwestern University|
|1999 - present||Journal of Genetic Counseling|
|2004 - present||Obstetrics and Gynecology|
|2008 - present||Genetics In Medicine|
|2008 - present||Strategic Leader Award. National Society of Genetic Counselors.|
Fagerberg,W,R; Allain,D. "A QUANTITATIVE STUDY OF TISSUE DYNAMICS DURING CLOSURE IN THE TRAPS OF VENUS FLYTRAP DIONAEA-MUSCIPULA ELLIS." AMERICAN JOURNAL OF BOTANY. Vol. 78, no. 5. (May 1991.): 647-657.
Allain D, Niendorf KB, Leopold B. "Opportunity Knocks." Perspectives in Genetic Counseling. Vol. 3, no. 23. (January 2001.): 3-3.
Allain, D.. "Genetic Counseling and Testing for Hereditary Breast and Colorectal Cancer Syndromes: An Overview." Contemporary Oncology. Vol. 1, no. 18. (January 2003.): -.
Allain,Dawn,C. "Presidential address 2003: NSGC living life forward.." Journal of genetic counseling. Vol. 13, no. 1. (February 2004.): 1-7.
Allain D.. "Hereditary Cancer Syndromes: Nurses can enhance identification of at-risk clients and influence medical outcomes." Advance for Nurses. Vol. 4, no. 7. (January 2004.): 22-23.
Allain D, Sweet K, and Agnese D.. "Management options after prophylactic surgeries in women with BRCA mutations: a review." Cancer Control: Journal of the Moffitt Cancer Center. Vol. 14, no. 4. (January 2007.): 330-337.
Dworkin, AM, Tseng SY, Allain DC, Iwenfofu OH, Peters SB, Toland AE.. "Merkel cell polyomavirus in cutanous squamous cell carcinoma of immunocompetent individuals.." Journal of Investigative Dermatology. Vol. 12, no. 129. (December 2009.): 2868-2874.
Dworkin,Amy,M; Ridd,Katie; Bautista,Dianne; Allain,Dawn,C; Iwenofu,O,Hans; Roy,Ritu; Bastian,Boris,C; Toland,Amanda,Ewart. "Germline Variation Controls the Architecture of Somatic Alterations in Tumors." PLOS GENETICS. Vol. 6, no. 9. (September 2010.): e1001136-.
Allain D, Baker M, Blazer K, Cohen S, Copeland K, Djurdjinovic L, Faucett A, Lambert N, Manley S, Nagy R, Nazareth S, Rosenthal E, Solomon C, Trepanier A.. "Evolving Models of Cancer Risk Counseling." Perspectives in Genetic Counseling. Vol. 1, no. 32. (January 2010.): 13-16.
Stuenkel AJ, Campion M, Allain D, Hampel H. "Transition to the Clinical Doctorate: Attitudes of the Genetic Counseling Training Program Directors in North America." Journal of Genetic Counseling. Vol. 1, no. 21. (September 2011.): 136-149.
Allain,Dawn,C; Friedman,Sue; Senter,Leigha. "Consumer awareness and attitudes about insurance discrimination post enactment of the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act." FAMILIAL CANCER. Vol. 11, no. 4. (December 2012.): 637-644.
Fleming,Jessica,L; Dworkin,Amy,M; Allain,Dawn,C; Fernandez,Soledad; Wei,Lai; Peters,Sara,B; Iwenofu,O,Hans; Ridd,Katie; Bastian,Boris,C; Toland,Amanda,Ewart. "Allele-specific imbalance mapping identifies HDAC9 as a candidate gene for cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma." INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF CANCER. Vol. 134, no. 1. (January 2014.): 244-248.
Trepanier,Angela,M; Allain,Dawn,C. "Models of Service Delivery for Cancer Genetic Risk Assessment and Counseling." JOURNAL OF GENETIC COUNSELING. Vol. 23, no. 2. (April 2014.): 239-253.
|January 2011||Trepanier AM, Allain D, Cohen SA."Does the Use of Alternative Delivery Models Enhance Access to Services?" New York. : 770|
|January 2011||Stuenkel, A, Campion M, Allain D, Hampel H."Transition to the Clinical Doctorate: Attitudes of the Genetic Counseling Training Program Directors" New York. : 713|
"Roundtable Discussion on Professional Organizations Efforts in Genetic Education and Training." Presented at Secretary's Advsiory Committee on Genetics, Health, and Society (SACGHS), Washington, DC. (June 2004)
"Genetic Teting for Jewish Genetic Diseases: What Should You Know?." Presented at Agudas Achim Synagogue Adult Seminars, . (December 2006)
"Genetic Counseling and Testing for Breast Cancer." Presented at William Beaumont Hospital Symposium on Molecular Pathology, Troy, MI. (September 2006)
"Balancing Work and Life." Presented at National Society of Genetic Counselors Short Course, Kansas City, KS. (October 2007)
"Hereditary Cancer Syndromes." Presented at Logan Cancer Support Group, Logan, OH. (March 2008)
"Ethical Issues in Genetic Counseling." Presented at Alpha Epsilon Delta Ethics Symposium, Columbus, OH. (April 2008)
"Incorporating Genome-Wide Association Studies (GWAS) into Genetic Risk Assessment: Current Practices, Challenges, and Future Directions." Presented at National Society of Genetic Counselors Annual Conference, Los Angeles, CA. (October 2008)
"Ohio Licensure Update." Presented at Ohio State Genetic Counselors Annual Meeting, Columbus, OH. (September 2008)
"Lunch with a Professional." Presented at Hugh O'Brien Youth Leadership Seminar, Granville, OH. (May 2009)
"Copy Number Variant Genomics Clinic at The Ohio State University Medical Center." Presented at 4th National Conference on Genomics and Public Health, Bethesda, MD. (October 2010)
"Transitioning to the Clinical Doctorate: Attitudes of the Genetic Cousneling Training Program Directors." Presented at Celebration of Educational Scholarship Conference, Columbus, OH. (January 2010)
"Hereditary Colorectal Cancer Syndromes and Prevention." Presented at Colorectal Conference for Survivors and Caregivers, Columbus, OH. (April 2010)
"Has Genomic Technology Changed the Ethical Landscape in the Provision of Genetic Services?." Presented at Alpha Epsilon Delta Ethics Seminar, Columubus, OH. (April 2010)
"Assessing the Use of Various Service Delivery Models in Cancer Genetics." Presented at American College of Medical Genetics Annual Clinical Genetics Meeting, Vancouver, BC, CA|CAN. (March 2011)
"Does the Use of Alternative Service Delivery Models Enhance Access to Service?." Presented at National Society of Genetic Counselors 30th Annual Education Conference, San Diego, CA. (October 2011)
"Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act." Presented at Beyond Risk Annual Conference, Columbus, OH. (April 2011)
"Lunch with a Professional." Presented at Hugh O'Brien Youth Leadership Seminar, Granville, OH. (May 2011)
|2008 - present||Annual Education Conference. National Society of Genetic Counselors. Los Angeles, CA.|
|2011 - present||Fabry Patient Advocacy Meeting. The Ohio State University Medical Center. Columbus, OH.|
|2011 - present||Adult Down Syndrome Conference. Down Syndrome Association of Central Ohio. Columbus, OH.|
|2007||Annual Education Conference. National Society of Genetic Counselors. Kansas City, MO.|
|2007 - 2008||Mentor to undergraduate Amber 'Souza. The Ohio State University. Columbus, OH.|
|2008||NSGC Online Short Course. National Society of Genetic Counselors. Chicago, IL.|
|2008||Cardiovascular Short Course. National Society of Genetic Counselors. Los Angeles, OH.|
|2008||Annual Education Conference. National Society of Genetic Counselors. Los Angeles, CA.|
|2008 - 2009||Mentor for undergraduate student Kristen Couto. The Ohio State University. Columbus, OH.|
|2008 - 2009||Cancer Genetics In Your Practice Conference. Ohio Department of Public Health Cancer Genetics Network.|
|2009||Genetic Counseling Advisory Group. Myriad Genetics. Salt Lake City, UT.|
|2010||National Society of Genetic Counselors Annual Meeting. National Society of Genetic Counselors. Dallas, TX.|
|2009 - 2011||Mentor for Undergraduate Student Amanda Welch. The Ohio State University. Columbus, OH.|
|2011||The 12th International Meeting on Psychosocial Aspects of Hereditary Cancer. IMPAHC.|