Erin McGinnis, MS, CGC

Genetic Counselor II, Neurology



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

225 E. Chicago Ave.
Chicago, Illinois 60611

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Erin is one of two genetic counselors in the Neurology Department at Lurie Children’s, transitioning to this role in June 2019. Previous experience at Lurie Children’s includes lab utilization management and neuromuscular genetic counseling. She received her Master of Science in Genetic Counseling from Northwestern University and has been a board certified, licensed genetic counselor since 2016. She identifies and consents patients for various Lurie Children’s and Northwestern epilepsy genetics research projects and mentors genetic counseling students. Additionally, Erin is a member of the Illinois Society of Genetic Professionals (ISGP) where she serves as the chair of the Community Outreach Committee.

Education & Training

Education: Northwestern University, 2016

Board Certifications: Certified Genetic Counselors