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Rachel Pearlman, MS, LGC


Rachel Pearlman, MS

Rachel Pearlman, MS, LGC
Research Genetic Counselor
Clinical Cancer Genetics Program
Division of Human Genetics
Department of Internal Medicine
The Ohio State University
Comprehensive Cancer Center
2001 Polaris Parkway
Columbus, OH 43240

Phone: 614-293-6694
Toll free: 1-888-329-1654
Fax: 614-293-2314
rachel.pearlman@osumc.edu

Specialty Interests
Clinical Cancer Genetics
Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer
Lynch Syndrome

Clinical Interests
Ms. Pearlman provides cancer risk assessment and counseling to individuals and families with a history of cancer. Cancer Genetic consultation requires documentation of cancers in the family, risk assessment, screening recommendations, and incorporation of genetic testing as necessary. Over 400 individuals/families are seen each year in the Clinical Cancer Genetics clinic. To schedule an appointment, call 614-293-6694 or toll free at 1-888-329-1654. Click here to request appointment online.

Research Interests
Ms. Pearlman’s research interests include universal screening for Lynch syndrome. She is the project manager for the Ohio Colorectal Cancer Prevention Initiative, a study that is being conducted to understand how better to prevent colorectal cancer in Ohioans. The researchers involved in this study plan to enroll 4,000 individuals newly diagnosed with colorectal cancer, as well as their relatives, to develop a colorectal cancer research infrastructure within the state of Ohio, including universal screening for Lynch syndrome.

Education
BS, Public Health, Indiana University, Bloomington IN – 2010
Minor, Psychology, Indiana University, Bloomington IN – 2010
Minor, Human Development & Family Studies, Indiana University, Bloomington IN – 2010
MS, Genetic Counseling, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh PA – 2012