Genetic Counselor, Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine
Andrea Paras received her Master of Science in Medical Genetics from the University of Wisconsin, Madison. She is board certified as a genetic counselor and is licensed within the state of Illinois. Since 1999, Ms. Paras has been a genetic counselor in the Division of Genetics, Genomics and Metabolism at Lurie Children's Hospital in Chicago. Her primary clinical interests include general clinical genetics and inborn errors of metabolism including PKU and MPS disorders. In addition to her clinical duties, Ms. Paras has a faculty appointment as an Instructor of Clinical Pediatrics at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago IL and supervises graduate students in genetic counseling. Ms. Paras participates in patient education activities and is a member of the NORD patient education workgroup.