Katherine Donohue, M.Sc., C.G.C.

Genetic Counselor

Katherine (Kate) Donohue is a genetic counselor in the Center for Genomic Health and on the NYCKidSeq project, a clinical research trial funded as a part of the Clinical Sequencing Evidence-Based Research (CSER) Consortium. Kate is currently interested in the intersection of genetics, bioethics and public policy, particularly in relation to cascade screening and implementation science in the context of diverse populations. She completed a graduate thesis titled, “Attitudes of IRBs regarding Direct Contact in Genomic Cascade Testing,” and received a grant from the Public Policy Committee at the National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC). Kate is a member of the Genomic & Population Health Action Collaborative (GPHAC) at the National Academies of Science & Medicine and has clinical rotation experience in cancer, prenatal, pediatric, and adult genetics. She is a recent graduate of Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine with a M.S. in Genetic Counseling and a M.A. in Medical Humanities & Bioethics.