MyGeneTeam was formed by experienced genetic counselors who saw a great need for access to genetics services in the healthcare community.
Rachel T. Klein, MS, CGC
Rachel is a board-certified genetic counselor and is the Managing Director of MyGeneTeam. She received her BS in 1999 in Biology from Loyola University of Chicago and her Masters in Human Genetics from Sarah Lawrence College in 2004. She directs a large team of genetic counselors across the US who focus on prenatal, hereditary cancer, cardiogenetic and neurology genetic counseling services. The genetic counselors are responsible for customer service, variant classification and report writing and clinical genetic counseling. Rachel serves as the current Past-President of the Human Genetics Association of New Jersey (HGANJ) and was the prior President, President-Elect and Member-at-Large for the organization. In addition, she is a member of the HGANJ Licensure Committee and was actively involved in obtaining licensure in the State of NJ. She has presented her research at professional annual meetings and has also published a number of peer-reviewed journal articles.
Laura M. Andolina, MS, CGC
Director of Clinical Services
Laura is a board-certified genetic counselor and is the Director of Clinical Services for MyGeneTeam. She received her BS in Biology from the State University of New York College at Geneseo in 2001 and her Masters in Genetic Counseling from the University of Pittsburgh in 2005. Laura manages the clinical genetic counseling services offered by MyGeneTeam, working with healthcare providers and organizations to ensure that patients have access to experts in the field. Laura has worked as a clinical genetic counselor in a general genetics clinic, providing services to prenatal, pediatric and adult patients, and has taught clinical genetics to medical students, genetic counseling students, physicians and other healthcare providers. She is a member of the National Society of Genetic Counselors and several special interest groups within the society, and has served as an ad-hoc committee member for the American Board of Genetic Counseling. Laura has presented her research at professional annual meetings, has published case reports and original research journal articles, and has served as a chapter reviewer for genetics texts.