- Hereditary breast and ovarian cancer
- Hereditary colon cancer
- Brandeis University
- American Board of Genetic Counselors
Tara Biagi, MS, CGC is a board-certified genetic counselor specializing in working with individuals who have a personal or family history of cancer. She currently works with the High Risk Breast Clinic and is passionate about providing patients with the highest degree of quality care and counseling.
Ms. Biagi received her Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. She then joined the Broad Institute of Harvard and MIT as a Genetic Research Coordinator for the Vertebrate Genome Sequencing and Analysis Group, where for several years she coordinated genetic research for vertebrate genome analysis and disease gene mapping. She went on to earn a Master of Science in Genetic Counseling from Brandeis University and completed internships with Massachusetts General Hospital, UMass Memorial Medical Center, and Baystate Medical Center. Prior to joining The George Washington University Medical Faculty Associates, Ms. Biagi worked at Children’s National Health System in Washington, D.C. as a pediatric genetic counselor providing genetic counseling services for families with a known genetic disorder and helped to coordinate the multidisciplinary care of children with genetic and metabolic disorders or complex birth defects.
Ms. Biagi specializes in helping individuals understand their personal risk of hereditary cancer, options for genetic testing and how testing results could impact their personal health care, as well as the health care of family members.