Jessica Rodriguez, B.S.

Clinical Research Coordinator

 
Jessica is a clinical research coordinator in the Center for Genomic Health and the Charles Bronfman Institute for Personalized Medicine. She is a graduate of Hofstra University, where she received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology with a double minor in Biochemistry and Sociology. She is passionate about working with under-served communities to improve their access to important health needs, such as good nutrition and opportunities to receive genetic testing. As a clinical research coordinator in the NYCKidSeq program, she will enroll a target of over 1,000 pediatric patients for whole-genome sequencing to identify a suspected genetic cause for these patients’ neurologic, cardiovascular, and primary immunodeficiency disorders. Growing up in a bilingual household and as a fluent Spanish speaker, she will recruit English- and Spanish-speaking patients and their families from Harlem and the Bronx. Her career aspiration is to become a physician.