Meagan Lindstrom, MS, CGC
Education: B.S., Biology, Utah Valley University, 2018 and M.S., Genetic Counseling, University of Utah, 2022
Areas of Expertise: Pediatric Genetics, General Genetics, Cancer Genetics, Direct-to-Consumer Genetics, Neurogenetics
Affiliations and Disclosures: None
Biography: Meagan received her Bachelor of Science in Biology from Utah Valley University in 2018 and her Master of Science in Genetic Counseling from The University of Utah in 2022. Her master’s thesis focused on assessing mental health care professionals’ knowledge of psychiatric genetic counseling and evaluating needs to expand genetic counseling services.
From 2018-2020 Meagan worked in social work and was certified by the state of Utah as an Adult Mental Health Case Manager. Her passion for helping others continued into graduate school and enhanced her ability to connect with her patients. Meagan has worked in a variety of specialties including pediatrics, neurogenetics, cancer, cardiology, and general genetics. Her combined expertise in social work and genetic counseling allows her to provide knowledgeable, patient-centered genetic counseling services for individuals with varying indications.
In addition to genetic counseling, Meagan is an active pet foster parent for multiple local animal shelters. She enjoys traveling, coaching soccer, and spending time with her “foster fail” cat, Kalla.