Beverly Mills + Elaine Buck & Kira Dineen , Lifting the Veil

An Interview with Kira Dineen from the DNA Today Podcast

31 Aug 2022 • 26 min • EN
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September is sickle cell anemia awareness month. Beverly and Lady Elaine return this week with their guest. Kira Dineen from the award-winning, DNA Today podcast to discuss SCA. Kira Dineen, MS, LCGC, CG(ASCP)CM, has a decade of podcast experience fueled by a passion for genetics and science communication. She has hosted and produced 6 podcasts. Her main show, "DNA Today", is a genetics podcast in the top 1% of podcasts globally. The show won the Best 2020 and 2021 Science and Medicine Podcast Awards. Over the last 10 years, the podcast has produced over 200 episodes. As a licensed certified genetic counselor, Kira Dineen meets with patients who are pregnant or planning pregnancies to obtain family health history and explore genetic testing options. Kira is also certified as a Cytogenetic Technologist and has worked in laboratories performing karyotypes and FISH on constitutional and cancer samples. Speaking Topics: -Genetic Counseling -Direct-To-Consumer DNA Tests (23andMe, AncestryDNA, etc.) -Preconception & Pregnancy Genetics Tests (Carrier Screening & Non-Invasive Prenatal Screening) -Family Health History -Hereditary Cancer Syndromes -CRISPR -Science Communications -Cytogenetics (Karyotypes & FISH) In the link below you will find Kira Dineen's Media Kit including her bio, speaking topics, previous podcast appearances, and podcast reach.

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