Rita Kodida, MS, CCGC, CGC
Education: M.S., Human Genetics, Sarah Lawrence College, 2015
Languages: English, Neo-Aramaic
Areas of Expertise: Whole Exome/Genome Sequencing, Pharmacogenomics, Cancer Genetics, General/Family Genetics
Affiliations & Disclosures: Unity Health Toronto, St. Michael’s Hospital
Biography: Rita is both an American and Canadian certified genetic counselor. Throughout her career, Rita has serviced individuals and their families in a multitude of genetics specialties. Not only has Rita empowered patients in the clinic, she has also made contributions to the genomic medicine research space. Some of this research work looked at how patients and their families were positively or negatively impacted by a variety of genetic results, including cancer, diabetes, and Alzheimer’s disease. If you’d like to understand your and your family members’ genetic risk to health conditions or would like to chat about the genetic results that you received, please connect with Rita.
Kodida R, Reble E, Clausen M, et al. A model for the return and referral of all clinically significant secondary findings of genomic sequencing. J Med Genet. 2023;60(8):733-739.
Sam J, Reble E, Kodida R, et al. A comprehensive genomic reporting structure for communicating all clinically significant primary and secondary findings. Hum Genet. 2022;141(12):1875-1885.