Henry Ford Hospital

Henry Ford Hospital

 

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Emily H. Daugherty, MS, CGC. Ms. Daugherty joined the Henry Ford Health System Division of Medical Genetics in May 2015, where she provides genetic counseling in the prenatal and cancer clinics. She received her Master of Science in Genetic Counseling from Wayne State University in 2015. Ms. Daugherty is a member of the National Society of Genetic Counselors and the Michigan Association of Genetic Counselors.

 
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Abigail Deppen, MS, CGC Ms. Deppen is a genetic counselor at Henry Ford Health System where she provides genetic counseling in the prenatal and cancer clinics. She received her Master of Science in Genetic Counseling from Indiana University in 2010. Prior to joining Henry Ford Health System she practiced as a pediatric genetic counselor at the University of Miami in Miami, FL specializing in Fragile X syndrome. She also participated in clinical research relating to Fragile X syndrome and coordinated disease registries for Fragile X syndrome and Lysosomal Storage Disorders. Ms. Deppen is certified by the American Board of Genetic Counseling and is a member of the Michigan Association of Genetic Counselors and the National Society of Genetic Counselors.

 
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Jennifer Frey, MS, CGC. Ms. Frey joined the Henry Ford Health System Division of Medical Genetics in June 2016, where she provides genetic counseling in the prenatal and cancer clinics. She received her Master of Science in Genetic Counseling from Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland in 2016. Ms. Frey is certified by the American Board of Genetic Counseling and is a member of the Michigan Association of Genetic Counselors and the National Society of Genetic Counselors.

 
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Mary Nyhuis, MS, CGC. Ms. Nyhuis is the Lead Genetic Counselor in the Division of Medical Genetics at Henry Ford Health System. She received her Master of Science in Genetic Counseling from Wayne State University. In addition to providing cancer, adult, and pediatric genetic counseling to patients, she is also involved with the Multidisiplinary Autism and Developmental Disabilities Clinic. She provides clinical supervision for Wayne State University and University of Michigan genetic counseling students. Ms. Nyhuis is a member of the National Society of Genetic Counselors and the Michigan Association of Genetic Counselors.

 
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Jessica J. Wetherbee, MS, CGC. Ms. Wetherbee joined the Henry Ford Health System Division of Medical Genetics in January 2013. She received her Master of Science in Genetic Counseling from Northwestern University in Chicago in 2007 and is certified by the American Board of Genetic Counseling. She was previously a genetic counselor at the University of Louisville’s Weisskopf Child Evaluation Center where she provided counseling for pediatric, cancer, metabolic, adult and prenatal patients. She was involved in nursing, resident, and medical student education and was the genetic counseling graduate student coordinator. After returning to her home state of Michigan she provided cancer genetic counseling at Oakwood Hospital and Medical Center. She also joined the adjunct faculty at Siena Heights University in Adrian, MI for two semesters where she taught in the Biology Department. In her current position at Henry Ford, Ms. Wetherbee provides genetic counseling primarily for pediatric, cancer and adults patients. She is thrilled to once again have the opportunity to supervise genetic counseling students. Ms. Wetherbee is a member of the National Society of Genetic Counselors and the Michigan Association of Genetic Counselors.

 

Contact Information

Genetic Counseling Graduate Program
Center for Molecular Medicine and Genetics
Wayne State University School of Medicine
3127 Scott Hall
540 E. Canfield Avenue
Detroit, MI 48201

Administrative Office:
(313) 577-6298
Fax: (313) 577-9137
Email: geneticcounseling@med.wayne.edu