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June 20, 2012 at 10:00 am

Billings Gazette: Clark ’12M Accepts Position with Shodair Children’s Hospital

Billings Gazette (Billings, Mo.) reported Shodair Children’s Hospital recently hired genetic counselor Marissa Clark ’12M.

Clark received her master of science degree in genetic counseling from  Arcadia University in Glenside, Penn., this year. She earned her bachelor of  science degree in biology from Rocky Mountain College in Billings in 2009. Clark  is a member of the National Society of Genetic Counselors.

While pursuing her master’s degree, Clark experienced a variety of clinical  rotations in genetic counseling, including one in pediatric genetics at  Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, and one in the cancer risk evaluation  program at the University of Pennsylvania.

Registered as a basic EMT, Clark volunteered at a rural health post in Nepal  for one summer while in college. Additionally, she was an active volunteer with  Special Olympics during her undergraduate studies, where she coached adult  basketball and youth field hockey.

Clark will see adult and pediatric patients for a variety of conditions at  Shodair’s genetic outreach clinics in Billings, Miles City and Sidney.

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