Amber Gemmell, M.S., CGC, joined UT Southwestern Medical Center’s Cancer Genetics program after graduating with her Master of Science in genetic counseling from the University of Minnesota in 2016. She sees patients at risk for hereditary cancer syndromes at multiple UT Southwestern clinics.

In addition to her clinical roles, she is actively involved in research, education, and community outreach. Her current research focuses on the management practices of genetic counselors in families with unexplained, complex histories of cancer, as well as outcomes of UT Southwestern’s pancreatic cancer prevention program.

Education & Training
  • Other Post Graduate Training - University of Minnesota (2014-2016)
  • Graduate School - University of Minnesota College of Biological Sciences (2014-2016)
  • Internship - University of Minnesota Health (2016-2016)
  • Internship - Children's Hospital and Clinics of Minnesota (2006-2016)
  • Internship - Shanda Phippen, CGC (2015-2015)
  • Internship - University of Minnesota Medical Center/Maternal-Fetal Medicine (2015-2015)
  • Internship - Winnipeg Health Sciences Center Genetics (2015-2015)
  • Internship - Fairview Health Services (2014-2015)
  • Internship - University of Minnesota/Cytogenetic Laboratory (2014-2015)
  • Internship - Minnesota Department of Health (2014-2014)
  • Undergraduate School - University of Manitoba Max Rady College of Medicine (2009-2014)

Clinical Focus

  • Cancer Genetics

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