Jessica Rispoli Joines is a board certified genetic counselor and is the Director of the Genetic Counseling Master's Program at Rutgers University. Ms. Joines received her Master's in Genetic Counseling from the University of Maryland. Before coming to Rutgers, Ms. Joines served as the Assistant Program Director at the University of Maryland for over ten years. She has over 15 years of clinical experience providing genetic counseling in oncology, pediatric, and neurology clinics.
As Director, Ms. Joines oversees all aspects of the GCMP and directs a number of courses including Foundations in Genetic Counseling, Advanced and Current Topics, and Genetic Counseling in the 21st Century. She is committed to the programs mission of training genetic counseling students to be prepared to fulfill a number of genetic counseling roles.