Jaclyn Schienda, ScM, LCGC

Jaclyn Schienda, ScM, CGC

Contact Jackie: Jackie@LivingLFS.org

Jaclyn Schienda is the Lead Genetic Counselor of the Pediatric Cancer Genetic Risk Program and the Bone Marrow Failure/MDS Program at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Boston Children's Hospital. She graduated from the Johns Hopkins University joint genetic counseling training program with the National Human Genome Research Institute at the NIH in 2008. She joined Dana-Farber in 2012 after working in a busy general genetics clinic. At Dana-Farber, she co-led the establishment of the Pediatric Cancer Genetic Risk Program and continues to build the program. She has a special interest in communication of genetic risk and health information to children and families, as well as supporting families with Li Fraumeni syndrome and cancer predisposition.