Head of Discipline of Genetic Counselling, Graduate School of Health, University of Technology Sydney

Alison is currently leadingthe establishment of a Master of Genetic Counselling at UTS in Sydney using co-design principles and engaging the profession, innovative learning designers and other key stakeholders in the program development.

During 2017 to present she has been an active member in the working group that drove the application for professional regulation for genetic counsellors in Australia and Aotearoa New Zealand. Implementation is now underway and she is a member of the Implementation Committee.

Prior to moving to UTS, Alison was a Senior Genetic Counsellor in Wellington, Aotearoa New Zealand. She has held leadership roles in the Australasian Society of Genetic Counsellors and the Human Genetics Society of Australasia, with a particular focus on the education and certification of genetic counsellors.

Experience

  • –present
    Head of Discipline of Genetic Counselling, Graduate School of Health, University of Technology Sydney