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FSHD Society Radio with Julie Cohen, genetic counselor

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Mar 4, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Julie Cohen, MSc, genetic counselor
Julie Cohen, MSc, genetic counselor

9:00 PM ET | 8:00 PM CT | 7:00 PM MT | 6:00 PM PT

Join host Tim Hollenback on Facebook Live on the first Wednesday evening every month. During the hour-long program, you’ll get to meet fascinating guests discussing a wide range of topics of interest to our community. Mark your calendar. Invite your friends to a listening party and chat with fellow Facebook listeners in the comments section. It’s a great community event!

Our guest this month is Julie Cohen, MSc, a senior genetic counselor at the Kennedy Krieger Institute and an Assistant Professor of Neurology at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Julie received her Master’s degree from the Johns Hopkins/National Institutes of Health Genetic Counseling Training Program. With more than a decade of experience, Julie specializes in neurogenetics, neuromuscular disorders, and clinical genomics. Julie has been a member of the multidisciplinary clinical team in the Center for Genetic Muscle Disorders at Kennedy Krieger Institute. She is passionate about caring for patients and families affected by FSHD and other hereditary muscle disorders.

Read Julie Cohen’s blog post on FAQs about genetic testing for FSHD.