Randi E. Zinberg, MS, MS, CGC

Assistant Professor of Genetics and Genomic Sciences and Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Science; Director, Genetic Counseling Program; Director, Graduate Program in Genetic Counseling; Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York City.

Randi Zinberg earned an M.S. degree in Genetic Counseling from Sarah Lawrence College, NY, in 1986 and an M.S. degree in Health Policy & Management from New York University in 1992.

She began her career as a Genetic Counselor at New York’s Beth Israel Medical Center and was recruited to the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in 1988. Ms. Zinberg has served as Director of Genetic Counseling in the Department of Genetics and Genomic Sciences at Mt. Sinai since 1991.

Ms. Zinberg was approached by Mt. Sinai to develop a training program for counselors, and in 1995 established the Master of Science Program in Genetic Counseling. She continues to serve as its director.

Ms. Zinberg is active on committees and speaks and writes regularly about ethical, legal and social issues related to genetics, pre-natal genetics, carrier screening, testing in children and adolescents, and genetic counseling. She has authored and co-authored dozens of abstracts and numerous articles appearing in peer-reviewed journals. An invited reviewer for several publications, she serves on the Medical Advisory Board for the GDF as well as the Jewish Genetic Disease Consortium.

Zinberg is a member of the National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC), the American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG), the American College of Medical Genetics (ACMG), and the Association of Genetic Counseling Program Directors (AGCPD). Her committee work included Chair of ACMG’s Committee to Create a Code of Ethics.

Ms. Zinberg is certified with the American Board of Medical Genetics and the American Board of Genetic Counseling.

More about Randi Zinberg at the Mount Sinai Medical Center website.