Individualized Medicine Round Tables - Breakfast with the Experts

Friday, September 14
7:30 AM - 8:00 AM

Pharmacogenomics:
Jessica Wright, PharmD, RPh & Jo Giri, MBA, MD

Perinatal Genomics:
Myra Wick, MD, PhD

Women’s Health & Individualized Medicine:
Virginia Miller, PhD, Shannon Laughlin-Tommaso, MD, MPH, & Stacey Winham, PhD

Genomics from the Patient Perspective:
Teresa Kruisselbrink, MS, LCGC

Moderator :
Jyothsna Giri, MD

Education Specialist II
Center for Individualized Medicine
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, Minnesota

Jyothsna Giri, MD, MBA is an Education Specialist who supports creation and implementation of pharmacogenomic education for providers and pharmacists. She represents the education team on several Mayo Clinic PGx committees including the enterprise wide Pharmacogenomic Task Force. Her interest in pharmacogenomics has led her to pursue a fellowship in Clinical Pharmacology alongside her role in education.

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Moderator :
Teresa Kruisselbrink, MS, LCGC

Supervisory Genetic Counselor
Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine
Rochester, Minnesota

Teresa Kruisselbrink, MS, CGC, LCGC is the Genetic Counselor Supervisor in the Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine. She began her career in 1997 at Mayo Clinic by establishing the role of the laboratory based genetic counselor in Molecular Genetics, Biochemical Genetics, Cytogenetics and Maternal Serum Screening. She has provided genetic counseling in Medical Genetics, Neurology, Obstetrics, Cardiology and outreach clinics. Ms. Kruisselbrink contributes to numerous educational programs including Mayo Medical School, Graduate School, and fellowship and residency programs in the laboratory and clinical environments. She is also actively involved in mentoring high school and college students wishing to pursue a career in genetic counseling. Teresa received her BS in Molecular, Cellular, Developmental Biology and Genetics and MS in Genetic Counseling from the University of Minnesota. She is an Instructor of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology.

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Moderator :
Shannon K. Laughlin-Tommaso, MD

Associate Professor, Obstetrics & Gynecology
Mayo Clinic

Shannon K. Laughlin-Tommaso, MD, MPH is an Associate Professor and Consultant in the Department of OB/GYN at Mayo Clinic, where she has worked for the last 9 years. Clinically, she is the Chair of the Division of Gynecology, and she is the OB/GYN Department Diversity Leader. She specializes in the treatment of fibroids and abnormal uterine bleeding. Her research focuses on the epidemiology of uterine fibroids and comparative effectiveness trials for fibroid therapy. She received her MPH from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, and was fellowship-trained at the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences.

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Moderator :
Virginia Miller, PhD

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Moderator :
Myra J. Wick, MD, PhD

Consultant, OBGYN and Medical Genetics
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, Minnesota

Dr. Myra Wick is a Consultant and Assistant Professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and the Department of Medical Genetics. She is board certified by the American Board of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and the American Board of Medical Genetics. Dr.Wick received her Ph.D. from Mayo Graduate School of Medicine and her M.D. from Mayo Medical School. She completed residencies in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and the Department of Medical Genetics through the Mayo Graduate School of Medicine.
Dr. Wick’s clinical practice focuses on prenatal genetics and the genetics of hereditary cancer syndromes, particularly those syndromes associated with gynecologic cancers. Research interests include bio-banking of umbilical cord blood and placental tissue, epigenetic markers in fetal alcohol syndrome, the genetics of hypoplastic left heart syndrome, and prenatal molecular diagnostics. She is a member of the Mayo Clinic Genomic Odyssey Board, the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology Prenatal Disease Oriented Group and the Hereditary Cancer Disease Oriented Group. She is also a teacher for the Year I Genetics through the Mayo Medical School and has been a Reviewer for the journal Mayo Clinic Proceedings since 2013.

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Moderator :
Stacey J. Winham, PhD

Associate Professor of Biostatistics, College of Medicine and Science
Health Sciences Research
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, Minnesota

Stacey J. Winham, PhD was an NIH Building Interdisciplinary Research Careers in Women’s Health Scholar from 2013 to 2015, and is currently the recipient of the Walter and Evelyn Simmers Career Development Award for Ovarian Cancer Research. She is interested in the genetic factors underlying sex-specific effects, and particularly the role of the X chromosome. She develops statistical methods with applications in psychiatric genetics, and breast and ovarian cancer.

Dr. Winham is an Associate Professor of Biostatistics in the Department of Health Sciences Research. She received her PhD in statistics and statistical genetics from North Carolina State University in 2011. She came to Mayo Clinic in 2011, and is currently a Senior Associate Consultant II in the Division of Biomedical Statistics and Informatics.

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Moderator :
Jessica Wright, PharmD, RPh, BCACP

Pharmacogenomics MTM pharmacist
Center for Individualized Medicine
Mayo Clinic

Jessica Wright, PharmD, RPh, BCACP joined Mayo Clinic in 2016. Prior to working at Mayo Clinic, she helped implement Specialty Pharmacy services at Yale-New Haven Hospital, which grew from herself as the sole pharmacist to 8 total pharmacists in less than 2 years. Key contributions were developing tools in the electronic health record to increase the quality of care for patients receiving oral chemotherapy medications as well as developing strategic measures to improve sustained virologic response rates in patients with hepatitis C. Prior to implementing the Specialty Pharmacy services, she led an initiative to reduce readmission rates through transitions of care services at hospital discharge. Her education and training background includes earning her PharmD from Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences in 2011. She completed her PGY-1 Pharmacy Practice residency at Erie VA Medical Center, then went on to complete her PGY-2 Health-Systems Administration pharmacy residency at Yale-New Haven Hospital in New Haven, CT. She became a Board Certified Ambulatory Care Pharmacist (BCACP) in 2014. In her role as a Pharmacogenomics pharmacist, she provides pharmacogenomics consultations to patients, educates health care providers and pharmacists, and is involved in pharmacogenomic practice improvement pilots. Dr. Wright has been instrumental in developing documentation tools, educational materials, and workflow processes to facilitate further implementation of pharmacogenomics. Believing in cleaner air for public health safety and our environment's future, she sold her car in 2014 and has been using a bike for the majority of her transportation needs ever since. Find her article in the Post-Bulletin dated March 31, 2018.

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