Alana Mistry is a Toronto native and proud alumna of the genetic counseling program at McGill University. Prior to her graduate studies, she received a BSc in Psychology from the University of Ottawa. In addition to her graduate training, Alana was a crisis line responder for the Distress Centre of Ottawa for four years. She is committed to helping patients and family members understand their hereditary cancer risk by exploring the psychosocial and medical factors involved in their decisions. Alana is a member of the National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC) and the Canadian Association of Genetic Counselors (CAGC), and her research interests lie in bioethics and the evolving landscape of genetic counseling services.
Education & Training
- MSMcGill University