Anne Greb, new director of Joan H. Marks Graduate Program in Human Genetics, brings wealth of experience

Sarah Lawrence College has announced the appointment of Anne E. Greb, MS, CGC as director of the Joan H. Marks Graduate Program in Human Genetics, the nation's first and largest program in genetic counseling.

In making the announcement, President Karen Lawrence noted that Greb has more than twenty years of experience in genetic counseling program leadership, education, and administration. "We are looking forward to the contributions Anne's perspective and experiences will bring to our well-established program as we consider the many changes ahead in the genetics field," she said.

Greb's career includes teaching and curriculum development in a medical school setting where she also led efforts to promote faculty development and recognition in teaching. She established the genetic counseling program at Wayne State University School of Medicine and served as its director for fourteen years. Recently she directed the genetic counseling program at Long Island University Post. Her work is published in peer-reviewed journals such as the American Journal of Medical Genetics and Genetics in Medicine.

Greb served five years on the Board of Directors of the American Board of Genetic Counseling (ABGC), including two years as its president. She was also a member of the task force that recently updated the ABGC's practice-based competencies and is currently an editorial board member of a peer-reviewed repository of medical genetics educational materials for genetic counselors, nurses, physician assistants and pharmacists.

The appointment of Anne Greb, which begins February 1, was recommended by a search committee that included leading practitioners and educators at hospitals and universities around the country.