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Yassmine Akkari

Yassmine Akkari

Nationwide Children's Hospital
Yassmine Akkari, PhD, FACMG is a Senior Director within the Institute for Genomic Medicine at Nationwide Children's Hospital and a visiting Professor of Pathology at the Ohio State University College of Medicine. She is triple certified by the American Board of Medical Genetics and Genomics in the specialties of Clinical Cytogenetics, Clinical Molecular Genetics and PhD Medical Genetics. On the national level, she has served as the President of the Cancer Genomics Consortium (CGC), the Vice Chair of the CAP/ACMG Cytogenetics resource Committee, and the Chair of the Association of Molecular Pathology (AMP) Training and Education Committee. Currently, she is an Expert Member of the WHO Blue Books for hematopoietic and lymphoid tissues and genetic tumor syndromes, the Chair of AMP's Program Committee, and is a member of the Children's Oncology Group Cytogenetics Committee and the ACMG Laboratory Quality Assurance Committee.