ESP Biography


Major: Human Genetics

College/Employer: Stanford

Year of Graduation: G

Picture of Emily Hurford

Brief Biographical Sketch:

Not Available.

Past Classes

  (Clicking a class title will bring you to the course's section of the corresponding course catalog)

B1452: Genetic Counseling: What the heck is that? in Splash! Spring 2011 (Apr. 16 - 17, 2011)
Genetic counseling is the process of providing individuals and families with information on the nature, inheritance, and implications of genetic disorders to help them make informed medical and personal decisions. This course will be an overview of the role of a genetic counselor in a prenatal, pediatric, or adult setting. The course will also provide some information about how to pursue a career as a genetic counselor. The instructors will provide some sample cases and help the students work through what a genetic counselor would do in various situations. The instructors will be graduate students in the Stanford genetic counseling program.