Brianna McDaniels is a board certified and licensed genetic counselor, currently working in the LIFE Center at the Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey. She received her Master of Medical Science in Human Genetics and Genetic Counseling from Emory University in Atlanta, GA in May of 2018. Her thesis focused on developing an educational tool that could be used to provide genetic counseling to patients undergoing tumor genomic profiling at Emory’s Winship Cancer Institute. After being influenced by her personal experience with a rare disease, Brianna helped to the establish the first National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD) Student Chapter on Emory’s campus and served as the organization’s first president. Prior to attending Emory, she obtained her Bachelor’s degree in Genetics from Rutgers University and participated in the Genetic Counseling Certificate Program. She is excited to begin supervising students in near the future!