Dr Jan Hodgson
PhD, BSc (Hons), Grad Dip Genetic Counselling, RGN.
Jan has worked in a variety of healthcare settings as a nurse, counsellor and genetic counsellor for over 35 years. She is currently a Senior Lecturer at the University of Melbourne (UOM) for subjects including health communication, counselling, medical genetics, biomedical ethics and research methods. She is also the Research Coordinator for the Master of Genetic Counselling Course at the University of Melbourne and is the current Chair of the Ethics and Social Issues Committee of the Human Genetics Society of Australasia (HGSA).
An experienced qualitative researcher, Jan is a Member Scholar of the International Institute of Qualitative Methods (IIQM). Her research interests include prenatal screening and diagnosis, reproductive decision-making and communication/counselling about genetics.