Rachel Hakim Gore

  • Instructor

Rachel Hakim Gore


  • Genetic Counselor

About Rachel Hakim Gore

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Rachel Gore is a genetic counselor in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. She studied Biology at Clark University in Worcester, MA and obtained her Bachelor of Arts degree in 2013 with thesis studies in genetics. After completing her undergraduate degree, Rachel worked in an adult primary care setting prior to pursuing her career as a genetic counselor. She earned her ScM degree in Genetic Counseling in 2018 from the Johns Hopkins University/National Human Genome Research Institute Genetic Counseling Training Program, where her research focused on assessing and identifying areas for improvement in  the informed consent process for genetic testing, particularly exome sequencing.
She then joined the Division of Human Genetics at the University of Maryland. Rachel’s clinical interests include general pediatric genetics, as well as oncology genetic counseling for adults with a personal or family history of cancer. As an instructor on the School of Medicine faculty, Rachel is involved in training graduate students in the Master's of Genetic Counseling Training Program through lecturing, thesis committee membership and clinical supervision. 

Gender: Female

Language(s): English


  • University of Maryland Medical Center


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