Professor Clara Gaff has been involved in the use of genetics and genomics in healthcare through roles in genetic counselling, management of genetic services, health professional education, and strategic development in Australia and the UK. Clara has worked in public health, government, academic and not-for-profit sectors.
Clara has a PhD in molecular genetics, certification in genetic counselling and postgraduate qualifications in health service research and evaluation. Clara is a member of the National Health (NHMRC) and Medical Research Council’s Australian Health Ethics Committee and Health Translation Advisory Committee. She received the inaugural International Award from the National Society of Genetic Counselors (USA) for her contribution to genetic counselling internationally.