Cassandra Heald, MS, CGC

Genetic Counselor II, Genetics, Genomics and Metabolism

Instructor of Pediatrics (Genetics, Genomics and Metabolism), Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine



Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago

225 E. Chicago Ave.
Chicago, Illinois 60611

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Cassie Heald received her Master of Science in Genetic Counseling from the University of Cincinnati in 2015 and was certified by the American Board of Genetic Counseling (ABGC) in 2016. She started her career at Lurie Children’s in the Division of Genetics, Genomics and Metabolism where she provides pediatric genetic counseling services with a focus on general genetics and cystic fibrosis newborn screening. Additionally, she is an active member of the Illinois Society of Genetic Professionals (ISGP) and provides clinical supervision to genetic counseling graduate students and medical students.

Education & Training

Education: University of Cincinnati, 2015

Board Certifications: Certified Genetic Counselors