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School of Medicine Columbia

Faculty and Staff

Janice G. Edwards, MS, CGC

Title: Clinical Professor
Department: Ob/Gyn
School of Medicine Columbia
Phone: 803-545-5700
Office: 2 Medical Park, Ste. 103
Columbia, SC 29203


Genetic Counseling

Board Certifications
American Board of Genetic Counseling, 1993, recertified 2007, 2017
American Board of Medical Genetics, 1984


Janice Edwards joined USC faculty in 1983 and leads a group of nine genetic counselors serving patients with prenatal, preconception, infertility, cancer, Huntington disease and adult genetic concerns. USC Genetic Counseling is also home to the first Master of Science Genetic Counseling education program in the Southeast, now one of only 39 programs in the nation. Ms. Edwards serves as Director of the USC Master of Genetic Counseling education program. She has special interest in the international development of genetic counseling, having founded the Transnational Alliance for Genetic Counseling in 2006. Ms. Edwards has been honored by the National Society of Genetic Counselors with the 2000 Regional Leadership award and in 2010 with the International Award. 


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