Dawn Allain, MS, CGC, LGC

Nisonger Center - UCEDD
OSU Division of Human Genetics, Department of Internal Medicine
2001 Polaris Parkway, Suite 1000, Room 1036
Columbus, OH 43240
 
Phone: 614-293-6694
Email: dawn.allain@osumc.edu
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Last Updated: September 18, 2017

 

Discipline Coordinators: Genetics
 
Discipline(s): Genetics/Genetic Counseling
 
AUCD Council Membership: No Council Membership
 
Education: 1989 B.S. Biology, University of New Hampshire, Durham, New Hampshire
1993 M.S., Genetic Counseling, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois

Vita/Bio

OFFICE ADDRESS                                             

Division of Human Genetics

Department of Internal Medicine

The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

The Ohio State University

2001 Polaris Parkway, Suite 1000, Room 1036

Columbus OH 43240

Phone: (614) 293-6694     

Fax:  (614) 293-2314

E-mail:  dawn.allain@osumc.edu

 

EDUCATION                      

1989       B.S. Biology, University of New Hampshire, Durham, New Hampshire

1993       M.S., Genetic Counseling, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois

                                                                                               

CERTIFICATION

1996       American Board of Genetic Counseling

2006       Recertification, American Board of Genetic Counseling

 

LICENSURE

2013       Genetic Counselor License Number 70.000001

                State Medical Board of Ohio

               

AWARDS AND HONORS

2008       Strategic Leadership Award, National Society of Genetic Counselors      

                The NSGC Strategic Leadership Award is conferred to candidates who promote the genetic counseling profession as a recognized and integral part of healthcare delivery through such avenues as education, research and public policy.  A maximum of two Strategic Leadership Awards are conferred annually (First recipient of the award).

               

ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS                                                                      

2000- 2006                Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Pediatric-Genetics, Medical College of Wisconsin                                                              Milwaukee, Wisconsin

2006 - 2009               Volunteer Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Analytical and Diagnostics Sciences, College of Allied Health Sciences, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio

2006-2010                 Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Human Genetics, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio

2010-Present                       Assistant Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Human Genetics, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio

2013- Present           Graduate Faculty-Category M, Genetic Counseling Graduate Program – OSU College of  Medicine, The Ohio State University Graduate School, Columbus, Ohio

 

CURRENT EMPLOYMENT

2006- Present                      Genetic Counselor, Division of Human Genetics

                                Department of Internal Medicine    

                                The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

                                Columbus, Ohio

 

2013-2014                            Co-Director, Genetic Counseling Graduate Program

                                Division of Human Genetics, Department of Internal Medicine

                                OSU College of Medicine

                                The Ohio State University Graduate School

                                Columbus, Ohio

 

2015                       Director, Genetic Counseling Graduate Program

                                Division of Human Genetics, Department of Internal Medicine

                                OSU College of Medicine

                                The Ohio State University Graduate School

                                Columbus, Ohio

               

PAST EMPLOYMENT                                      

1993 - 1994              Genetic Counselor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital

                New York, New York

1994 - 1998                          Genetic Counselor, Department of Pediatric Genetics, Hektoen Institute-Cook County Hospital, Chicago, Illinois

1998 - 2004                          Genetic Counselor,              Department of Pediatric Genetics, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin                            

2004                       Consultant,           Wheaton Franciscan Services, Inc., Wheaton, Illinois

2004 - 2005                          Senior Genetic Counselor, Regional Cancer Center, ProHealth Care Inc.,                Waukesha, Wisconsin

2005 - 2006                          Consultant,           St. Joseph’s Regional Cancer Center, Milwaukee, Wisconsin     

                                                                               

TEACHING

                                                               

Curriculum Development

2008                                       Chair, National Society of Genetic Counselors Online Conference, Continuing Education

                                                Program

 

2008 – Present                    Co-Director, The Ohio State University Genetic Counseling Graduate Program

                                             Co-chair, Curriculum Development and Assessment Advisory Board, Genetic Counseling Graduate Program

                                                               

                                             Facilitator, INTMED700: Foundations in Medicine I and INTMED7020: Foundations in Genetics I - Practice Based Learning Class (Autumn Semester 2014; 2 hour class once a week)

 

Facilitator, INTMED7010: Foundations in Medicine II and INTMED7030: Foundations in Genetics II - Practice Based Learning Class (Spring Semester 2015; 2 hour class once a week)

                                            

                                             Course Co-Director, INTMED7050: Foundations in Genetic Counseling II (Spring Semester 2015; 2 hour class once a week)

                                            

                                             Course Co-Director, INTMED7080: Advanced Genetic Counseling I (Autumn Semester 2015; 3 hour class once a week)

                                            

                                             Course Co-Director, INTMED7090: Advanced Genetic Counseling II (Spring Semester 2016; 3 hour class once a week)

 

2010                                                                       Scholar, Harvard Macy Institute Program for Educators in Healthcare Professions, Harvard Medical School, Department of Continuing Education, Certificate of Completion – (Applied and was selected to attend)

 

2011                                                                                       Attendee, Quality Matters Program – Applying the Quality Matters Rubric Workshop, The Ohio

                                                                                                State University, Certificate of Completion

 

2011-2014                                                            Participant, University Center for Advancement of Teaching – Genetic Counseling Course

                                                                                                Design Institute, The Ohio State University, Certificate of Participation

 

2011-2012                                                            Scholar, Center for Education and Achievement Faculty Teaching Scholars Program, The Ohio

                                                                                                State,      University College of Medicine, Certificate of Completion

 

2014                                                                                       Member, National Society of Genetic Counselors Conflict of Interest Webinar Planning

                                                                                                Committee

 

Undergraduate, Graduate, and Professional Courses

05/08/2006                          PATH650: Guest Faculty Instructor, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio

 

05/29/2007                          PATH650: Guest Faculty Instructor, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio    

 

10/22/2007                          COMM636.01: Guest Faculty Instructor, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio

 

12/10/2009                          BIOL103: Guest Faculty Instructor, Denison University, Granville, Ohio

 

01/26/2011                          ANTHRO597.04: Guest Faculty Instructor, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio

 

02/11/2011                                          Genetic Counseling Seminar: Guest Faculty Instructor, John Hopkins University/National Human Genome Research Institute Genetic Counseling Training Program, Bethesda, Maryland

 

04/21/2011                          ANTHRO597.04: Guest Faculty Instructor, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio

 

06/22/2011                          P4 Scholars Program: Guest Faculty Instructor, The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Columbus, Ohio

 

10/03/2011                          EDUCST771: Guest Faculty Instructor, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio

 

06/27/2012                          P4 Scholars Program: Guest Faculty Instructor, The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Columbus, Ohio

 

09/17/2012                          EDUCST771: Guest Faculty Instructor, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio

 

10/19/2012                          MEDCOLL7762: Guest Faculty Instructor, The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Columbus, Ohio

 

01/09/2013                          GI Block CPCC: Guest Faculty Instructor, The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Columbus, Ohio

 

01/23/2013                          Faculty Teaching Scholars Program: Guest Faculty Instructor, The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Columbus, Ohio

 

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