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Nagy Elected To Board Of National Genetic Counselors


COLUMBUS, Ohio – Rebecca Nagy (43082), a genetic counselor and researcher at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute, was appointed secretary/treasurer elect of the National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC) for 2010. Her two-year term will begin Jan. 1.

A member since 1994, Nagy co-chairs the society’s cancer special interest group, representing more than 500 cancer genetic counselors across the country on issues affecting the field of cancer genetics.

Nagy received a bachelor’s degree in science in biology from the University of Iowa and a master’s degree in genetics counseling from the University of Minnesota. She is also a member of the American Society of Human Genetics.

NSCG is the leading voice, authority and advocate for the genetic counseling profession representing more than 2,300 masters-level health professionals.

The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center- Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute is one of only 40 Comprehensive Cancer Centers in the United States designated by the National Cancer Institute. Ranked by U.S. News & World Report among the top 20 cancer hospitals in the nation, The James (www.jamesline.com) is the 180-bed adult patient-care component of the cancer program at The Ohio State University. The OSUCCC-James is one of only five centers in the country approved by the NCI to conduct both Phase I and Phase II clinical trials.

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