Jennifer grew up in Seal Beach, California and attended the University of California, Davis for her undergraduate degree in biology. She received her master’s degree in genetic counseling from the University of Texas. She joins Northwest Perinatal Center most recently from the Sutter Health system in northern California. She is certified by the American Board of Genetic Counselors.
Jennifer has worked in prenatal screening and diagnosis since 2009, responsible for counseling women and families on the risk factors for genetic and chromosomal abnormalities. Her goal in working with women is to help them better understand genetics and the implications of test results so they feel empowered to make decisions regarding the care of their pregnancy.
Jennifer is an avid hockey fan and enjoys spending time with friends and family. She also loves reading and traveling—getting to experience new places, foods and local customs both internationally and here at home.