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School of Medicine Columbia

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Whitney Dobek, MS, CGC

Title: Program Director
Department: Genetics Counseling Program
School of Medicine Columbia
Phone: 803-545-5775

Two Medical Park, Suite 103


The University of South Carolina School of Medicine Columbia Genetic Counseling Program has announced the appointment of Whitney Dobek, MS, CGC as the program’s newest director effective July 1, 2023.

Dobek has been with the Genetic Counseling Program since 2014, most recently serving as the assistant director of curriculum and as a course instructor and thesis research advisor.

Since receiving her master’s degree in Genetic Counseling from University of North Carolina Greensboro, her clinical work has included prenatal and cancer genetic counseling.

Dobek also contributes to several committees focused on clinical practice (Prisma Health Breast Leadership, Prisma Health Cancer Committee), graduate education (Curriculum, Admissions, and Graduate Committees), and in the national arena (Association of Genetic Counseling Program Directors Match Committee and the American Board of Genetic Counseling certification examination).

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