Advisory Group

An Advisory Group advises the project directors on the resource identification, evaluation, gap analysis, project selection and development and dissemination plan. Experts include nurses, genetic health educators, and genetic experts, as well as representatives from other healthcare disciplines. Members were selected based on their national reputation; established expertise in genetics, genomics, family history assessment, and experience in nursing education. The Group assisted in content expertise and peer review of materials for accuracy, relevance and utility.

Advisory Group:

Bernice Coleman, PhD, ACNP
Research Scientist, Nursing Research and Development
Nurse Practitioner
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Sandra Daack-Hirsch, PhD, RN
Assistant Professor
College of Nursing
University of Iowa

W. Gregory Feero, MD, PhD
Maine Dartmouth Family Medicine Residency
Associate Editor, JAMA

Constance Goldgar, MS, PA-C
Assistant Professor (Clinical)
Division of Physician Assistant Studies, School of Medicine
University of Utah

Deborah J. MacDonald, PhD, RN, APNG
DJM Cancer Risk Consulting

Cynthia A. Prows, MSN, CNS, FAAN
Clinical Nurse Specialist, Genetics
Children's Hospital Medical Center

Diane Seibert, PhD, CRNP, FAANP
Professor and Director of the Family Nurse Practitioner Program in the
Graduate School of Nursing
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences

Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Representative:

Irene Sandvold, PhD, RN
Division of Nursing, Bureau of Health Professions, Health Resources and Services Administration

Case Specific Advisor (for Lena Case):
Lillian Tom-Orme, PhD, MPH, RN, FAAN
Associate Professor, Division of Clinical Epidemiology
University of Utah

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