Amy D. Margolin is a certified genetic counselor (CGC) with the Cancer Genetics and High Risk Care Center at the Orlando Health Cancer Institute. She has experience in:
- Providing genetic counseling for both pediatric and adult patients
- Coordinating and ordering genetic testing and explaining their results
- Providing patients with genetic testing options tailored to their personal and family history of cancer
- Analyzing personal and family histories in order to provide cancer risk assessments to patients
Before joining the cancer institute, Amy was a genetic counselor at Orlando Health Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children.
Amy graduated summa cum laude from Virginia Tech in Blacksburg with a bachelor's degree in experimental neuroscience with minors in psychology and leadership. She received her Master of Science (MS) in medical and molecular genetics from the Genetic Counseling Graduate Program at Indiana University School of Medicine.
Her training included clinical experiences in cancer, pediatric, prenatal and general genetics. She also completed rotations in metabolic, cardiovascular and neurogenetics clinics. While in graduate school, Amy conducted a research study that assessed parental understanding of the genetic variant reclassification process for children who received uncertain genetic test results.
Her academic interests include research and molecular biology. Amy is a member of the National Society of Genetic Counselors and the Florida Association of Genetic Counselors. She is certified by the American Board of Genetic Counseling and is licensed by the Florida Department of Health.