Rachel Rando, MS, LGC

Board-Certified and Licensed Genetic Counselor
Coordinator of the Family Risk Assessment Program

Rachel Rando received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology from Kenyon College and her Master of Science degree in Genetic Counseling from the University of Pittsburgh. She is certified in genetic counseling by the American Board of Genetic Counseling and licensed as a genetic counselor in the state of New Jersey. Rachel worked in both prenatal and pediatric genetics and has been an instructor and coordinator of a March of Dimes course in genetics for allied health professionals. Rachel has provided genetic counseling at Hunterdon Regional Cancer Center (HRCC) since 2007 and is the coordinator of HRCC’s Family Risk Assessment Program. She is an active member of the City of Hope cancer genetics research network and the National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC). She was the recipient of a grant from the NSGC Cancer Special Interest Group which was used to develop a patient resource to assist parents when discussing a familial BRCA mutation with their children. Rachel serves as a supervisor during clinical internships for genetic counseling graduate students. She has given presentations about cancer genetics and cancer risk assessment both locally and at the state and national levels, including community education programs, radio and television programs, hospital Grand Rounds, statewide and national cancer conferences, and a webinar with a national audience.