Dita Obler, MS, CGC

Founder, Strategic Planning Committee, Community Steering Committee

Since 2009, Dita has spearheaded Community Conversations, developing and facilitating all programming, community outreach, faculty and intern recruitment, and infrastructure building. This initiative operates under her consulting practice, Genetic Consulting & Counseling. She gained extensive experience as a genetic counselor in the Department of Cardiology at Boston’s Children’s Hospital, a Harvard Medical School-affiliated hospital. During eight years at BCH, she provided clinical care, advocacy, and bereavement and loss consultations; developed educational materials and innovative programming; and created access to research opportunities. Holding a Master's degree in Genetic Counseling, she is licensed by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and Board Certified by the American Board of Genetic Counseling. She has published in her field.

Community Conversations: Sister to Sister, a women's health initiative, is an an ongoing, open forum to explore health issues of particular relevance to Black women and their families. 

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