Dawn Allain, MS, CGC
Director, Genetic Counseling Graduate Program Associate Director, Division of Human Genetics
The Ohio State University
Ms. Allain is an Associate Professor in the Department of Internal Medicine at The Ohio State University (OSU) Medical Center and Director of OSU Genetic Counseling Graduate Program (GCGP). Ms. Allain is responsible for the design and evaluation of the OSU GCGP program curriculum. As a clinician, she provides genetic counseling services to clients in the Adult Genetics Program and is a member of the interprofessional team providing services in the OSU Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities clinics. She is immediate Past President of the Accreditation Council for Genetic Counseling and former President of the National Society of Genetic Counselors.

Presenting at the Nexus Summit:

The BuckIPE curriculum is an integrated, longitudinal interprofessional (IP) curriculum for health professions programs at The Ohio State University, including the Colleges of Arts and Sciences, Dentistry, Medicine, Nursing, Optometry, Pharmacy, Public Health, Social Work, and Veterinary Medicine. The curriculum is purposefully designed to be progressive; students advance across three levels: foundation, immersion, and mastery. In the foundation level, students learn rationale, supporting evidence, and foundational knowledge and skills for collaborative practice (IPCP). In the three…