Jordanna Joaquina, MS, CGC  

Interests: Prenatal Genetics, Pediatric Genetics
Los Angeles, CA
Medical Practice
Open for new patients
BA, Biology, Barnard College of Columbia UniversityUndergraduate, - 2001
MS, Human Genetics, Sarah Lawrence CollegeGraduate, - 2004
Board Certification
2005: Certified Genetic Counselor/American Board of Genetic Counseling
Professional Memberships
National Society of Genetic Counselors
Coelho JJ, Arnold A, Nayler J, Tischkowitz M, Mackay J. An assessment of the efficacy of cancer genetic counselling using real-time videoconferencing technology (telemedicine) compared to face-to-face consultations. Eur J Cancer. 2005 Oct;41(15):2257-61.
Recent Blog Entries
So you’re pregnant…time to celebrate! But how to celebrate when you’re told your pregnancy could be affected by countless disorder...

Oct 12, 2009 - 1 Comment
The theme of this year’s Health2.0 Conference last week in San Francisco, CA was not personalized medicine but rather how to person...
Laura Hercher, MS, CGC did a wonderful job summarizing some of the main points of discussion at the two-day workshop on direct-to-c...

Jul 08, 2009
The causes of asthma are largely unknown. Asthma is most likely a multifactorial condition, which means it involves a combination o...
In the United States, about 1 in 200 births are affected with a congenital heart defect (from mild to severe). A congenital hear...

Jun 24, 2009 - 2 Comments
Chromosomes are the structures that hold genes. There are 46 chromosomes in total, which are grouped into 23 pairs. The first 22 pa...
Umbilical cord blood, which is typically discarded after birth, contains a large amount of blood stem cells. In recent years, cord ...

Jun 04, 2009 - 4 Comments
Lou Gehrig's Disease (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis or ALS) can run in families with more than one affected family member, call...