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Cynthia Anne James, Ph.D.

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Assistant Professor of Medicine

Research Interests: Cardiovascular genetic counseling; Arrhythmogenic cardiomyopathies

Background

Titles

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine

Departments / Divisions

Education

Degrees

  • B.S., Cornell University (New York) (1994)
  • Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (Maryland) (2003)

Research & Publications

Research Summary

The Johns Hopkins ARVD program is recognized as a leader worldwide in both cardiac electrophysiology and cardiac genetic counseling.

Academic Affiliations & Courses

Courses and Syllabi

  • Rotation supervisor, genetic counseling students. Teaching/modeling interface of research and clinical genetic counseling with students doing 8 or 16 week rotations
    University of Maryland
    2013
  • Rotation supervisor, genetic counseling students. Teaching/modeling interface of research and clinical genetic counseling with students doing 8 or 16 week rotations (5 hour each).
    JHSPH/NHGRI
    2013
  • Course planner and lecturer, “Starting research within your practice”
    National Society of Genetic Counselors Cardiovascular Genetic Counseling Special Interest Group
    2016
  • Lecturer, “Evidence towards best practices – Patient and public perspectives on informed consent for genomic studies.”
    National Society of Genetic Counselors
    National Society of Genetic Counselors
    2015

Activities & Honors

Honors

  • National Society of Genetic Counselors Cardiac SIG Travel Grant, 2014
  • National Society of Genetic Counselors Jane Engelberg Memorial Fellowship Award, 2014
  • National Society of Genetic Counselors JEMF Travel Award, 2013
  • Delta Omega – Public Health Research Honor Society, 2001

Memberships

  • Certified Genetic Counselor (American Board of Genetic Counseling)
  • Founding Member, Johns Hopkins / Kennedy Krieger Institute Genetic Counseling Consortium
  • National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC)
  • Cardiology SIG Education Working Group
  • Member, Heart Rhythm Society (HRS)
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