Brittany Szymaniak, PhD, CGC
Brittany Szymaniak is an instructor in the Feinberg School of Medicine. She received her PhD in Genetics from the University of Rochester in 2016 and her master’s degree in Genetic Counseling from Northwestern University in 2018. Her doctoral work focused on better understanding the consequences of loss of ATM on glial precursor cell biology in the neurodegenerative condition, Ataxia-telangiectasia. Brittany currently works in the Urology department at Northwestern, where she provides comprehensive risk assessment, genetic counseling, and follow-up care for individuals with prostate and gastrointestinal cancers.