Theresa Sciaraffa, MS, CGC
Theresa Sciaraffa is an instructor in the Feinberg School of Medicine. A native of Chicago, she completed a bachelor’s degree in Molecular Biology, with minors in Bioethics and Spanish Language and Literature, from Loyola University Chicago in 2013. She earned her master’s degree in Genetic Counseling from Northwestern University in 2017, and she was certified by the ABGC later that same year. Theresa joined the Northwestern Cancer Genetics team in 2017, providing comprehensive cancer risk assessment and genetic counseling for individuals and families affected by hereditary cancer syndromes. While working in Cancer Genetics, Theresa is pursuing a master’s degree in Medical Humanities and Bioethics at Northwestern University. Her master’s thesis is centered on the psychosocial issues experienced by women with a personal and/or family history of breast cancer.