Heather Hampel, MS, CGC
Heather Hampel completed her Bachelor of Science degree in Molecular Genetics at the Ohio State University in 1993. She attained her Master’s degree in Human Genetics from Sarah Lawrence College in 1995. She received certification from the American Board of Genetic Counseling in 1996. She worked as a cancer genetic counselor at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in Manhattan before moving to The Ohio State University in 1997. She is a Professor in the Department of Internal Medicine and Associate Director of the Division of Human Genetics. Her research areas of interest include Lynch syndrome and universal screening for Lynch syndrome. She has over 90 publications; including first author publications in the New England Journal of Medicine, Cancer Research, and the Journal of Clinical Oncology. Heather is a former member of the Board of Directors of the National Society of Genetic Counselors (Region IV Representative in 2003-4) and of the American Board of Genetic Counseling (2007-2011) where she served as President in 2009 and 2010. She received the Region IV Leadership Award from NSGC in 2006.