Meet Our Genetic Counselors
Emily Smith, MS, LCGC,
Emily Smith, MS, LCGC is a genetic counselor at the Health Nucleus. She works with the our clients to explain their genetics results in an easy to understand way. Emily is board certified in genetic counseling by the American Board of Genetic Counselors and is a licensed genetic counselor in both California and Connecticut. Additionally, she is co-author of a few different papers about cardiology and genetics including topics such as heart defects and the use of genetic counseling and testing in cardiology.
Christina Rybek, MS, LCGC,
Christina is a genetic counselor at the Health Nucleus. She reviews genomic test results with our clients. Christina is board-certified in genetic counseling by the American Board of Genetic Counseling and is licensed by the California Department of Public Health. She has co-authored multiple papers about oncology and genetics, including topics such as colorectal cancer risk assessment, communication of genetic test results and follow-up needs of individuals with hereditary syndromes.
Melissa Schweitzer, MS, LCGC
Provide consultation to clients about their whole genome sequencing and microbiome results after their visit to the Health Nucleus. Board Certified Genetic Counselor from American Board of Genetic Counseling; Licensed Genetic Counselor by State of California.
Megan Myers, MS, LCGC
Providing genetic counseling to clients during the return of genetic results. Certified and Licensed Genetic Counselor; Specialty in Hereditary Gastrointestinal Cancer Syndromes.