Allison (Goetsch) Weisman, MS, CGC

Genetic Counselor II, Genetics, Genomics and Metabolism

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



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

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Allison is the clinic coordinator for the Neurofibromatosis Clinic and provides genetic counseling to patients and families in the Gender & Sex Development Program. She graduated with her Master of Science in Genetic Counseling from Northwestern University in 2014. In 2016, Allison was the “CodeTalker” award winner – a patient nominated national award for excellence in genetic counseling. In addition to her clinical role, Allison conducts research related to fertility preservation and the transition from pediatric to adult care. She also advocates for improved access to genetic services and genetic privacy as President of the Illinois Society of Genetic Professionals.

Education & Training

Education: DePaul University, 2014

Board Certifications: Certified Genetic Counselors

Professional Organizations: Illinois Society of Genetic Professionals

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