Thomsen, Allison, MS, CGC

October 9, 2017  |  Genetic Counselors

Certified Genetic Counselor

Introduction

Allison Thomsen, MS, CGC

“As a prenatal genetic counselor, my priority is to personalize my care in order to best support each individual patient during their pregnancy. I aim to explain genetic risks to their pregnancy in a way every patient can understand because I believe that providing patients with this information empowers them to make the best decisions for themselves and their pregnancies.”


Allison Thomsen, MS joined the Medical College staff in June, 2017. Her Master of Science degree in Genetic Counseling was obtained at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio.

She sees patients in the prenatal setting for advanced maternal age, personal or family histories of genetic conditions, abnormal ultrasounds, recurrent pregnancy loss, and carrier screening or planning for a future pregnancy. There are several options for testing during pregnancy and Allison helps patients make informed decisions regarding genetic testing using the patients’ personal beliefs, values and goals. She reviews the family history and risk factors to educate patients about their options and works as a resource for patients and their families.

In her spare time, Allison enjoys exploring the Milwaukee area, as she is new to the city. She likes reading, going to movies and spending quality time outdoors.

Areas of Expertise

  • Prenatal Genetics
  • Genetic Diagnosis and Counseling
  • Aneuploid Screening
  • Ethnic Carrier Screening
  • Invasive and Non-invasive prenatal screening
  • Birth Defects
  • Family history of genetic disorder
  • Pre-Conception Counseling

Board Certification(s)

  • Genetic Counseling

Patient Ages Seen

  • Adult (18 + )
  • Senior (60 +)

Languages Spoken

  • English

Education / Training

  • Master of Science in Genetic Counseling – Case Western Reserve University – Cleveland, OH (2017)

MCW Start Date

June 2017