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Ms. Claire Narvaez Singletary, M.S., C.G.C.


UT Health Science Center at Houston

Claire N. Singletary, MS, CGC is the Director of the University of Texas Genetic Counseling Program (GCP).  She is a Professor in the Departments of Pediatrics and of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences.  Claire received her B.S. degree in Psychology from Furman University and her M.S degree in Genetic Counseling from Northwestern University.  As Director, she administers the program, steers curriculum development, mentors genetic counseling students, lectures in classes, supervises students on rotation, and sits on thesis committees.  She heads the GCP Advisory Board, Core Genetic Counselor Group, and Admissions Committee.  In addition to her commitment to genetic counseling education, she remains passionate about practicing the art of prenatal genetic counseling.  She is active in the National Society of Genetic Counselors, the Texas Society of Genetic Counselors, and the Association of Genetic Counseling Program Directors.  Her main research interests are in risk perception, new prenatal technologies, and psychosocial counseling.