Alanna Kulchak Rahm
Alanna Kulchak Rahm is an Associate Professor in the Geisinger Department of Genomic Health and a licensed genetic counselor with over 20 years in the field conducting research in the utilization of genetic information by individuals and healthcare systems. She is the principal investigator of two multi-site NCI-funded studies and helps lead Geisinger research efforts on the multilevel complexities at the patient, provider, and system level, surrounding the implementation of genomic decision support tools and precision health programs in real-world settings. Other research includes new paradigms for identifying individuals with genomic risk and new service delivery models for genomics, ethical and legal implications of genomic information, communicating genetic test results, familial implications of genetic test results, patient and provider understanding of genomics, and patient engagement in research. She co-leads a Geisinger-wide community of practice for implementation science, and has been a faculty mentor for the NCI Training in Dissemination and Implementation Research in Cancer (TIDIRC).