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Sarah Jurgensmeyer

Sarah Jurgensmeyer

Genetic Counselor, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Sarah Jurgensmeyer is a Genetic Counselor at the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago. Sarah provides genetic counseling services to pediatric patients and their families for a range of indications, with a specific focus in caring for patients with Williams syndrome, aortopathies, and undiagnosed genetic diseases. As a pediatric genetic counselor, she has seen firsthand both the benefits of genetic services for patients and their families, as well as the need to expand timely access to those services for more individuals. Sarah is proud to support and advocate for the rare disease community as a genetic counselor. In addition to her clinical role, Sarah is a Clinical Instructor of Pediatrics at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and a faculty member of the Northwestern University Graduate Program in Genetic Counseling. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Cognitive Studies and Medicine, Health, & Society from Vanderbilt University, and a Master of Science in Genetic Counseling from Northwestern University. She is board certified in genetic counseling by the American Board of Genetic Counseling and licensed by the State of Illinois. Sarah is the President-Elect of the Illinois Society of Genetic Professionals after previously serving as the Chair of the organization's Advocacy Committee.