Speaker Bios

 

Beth N. Peshkin, MS, CGC, Associate Professor of Oncology, Senior Genetic Counselor, Education Director, Fisher Center for Familial Cancer Research, Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center

Ms. Peshkin is Associate Professor of Oncology and Senior Genetic Counselor at Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center. She is also the Education Director for the endowed Jess and Mildred Fisher Center for Familial Cancer Research, and co-directs one of Georgetown Lombardi’s patient recruitment shared resources. Ms. Peshkin is nationally recognized for her clinical expertise as well as her research experience. In the course of her career, she has counseled over 700 individuals at risk for hereditary cancer. She is a co-investigator on several federally funded grants investigating the impact of genetic counseling and testing for individuals with an inherited susceptibility to cancer, and has published over 100 peer-reviewed articles, commentaries and chapters in this field.