Eva Vailionis

Eva VailionisEva is from the Bay Area in Northern California. She graduated from the University of California, Davis in 2018, majoring in genetics and genomics and minoring in sociology. After graduation, she spent two years in Dallas, Texas working as a genetic counseling assistant at UT Southwestern in a high-volume cancer genetics clinic, where she served patients at a wide variety of local hospitals. While in Dallas, she also volunteered with the local Huntington's Disease Society of America (HDSA) Affiliate, working as a support group leader for 2 support groups around the DFW area. In addition to all the great rotation and scholastic opportunities at Rutgers, Eva's interest in Huntington's Disease led her to the RUGCMP. She has joined the NJ HDSA chapter as a committee member and is excited to further her involvement in HD by rotating at the regional HD clinic and learning more about medical genetics through her classwork.