Faculty & Staff
Barbara A. Bernhardt, MS, CGC
3400 Spruce Street
11 Penn Tower, Suite 1116
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Cornell University, 1973.
State University of New York at Buffalo, 1980.
American Board of Medical Genetics (Genetic Counselor), 1984.
Selected PublicationsBernhardt BA, Rushton CH, Carrese J, Pyeritz RE, Kolodner K, Geller G: Distress and burnout among genetic service providers. Genet Med 11(7): 527-535, 2009.
Bernhardt BA: Invited commentary: The role of qualitative research in medical genetics: Listening to the voices of our patients. Am J Med Genet Part A 146A: 3132-3135, 2008.
Giarelli E, Bernhardt B, Pyeritz R: Attitudes antecedent to transition to self-management of a chronic genetic disorder. Clin Genet 74: 325-337, 2008.
Giarelli E, Bernhardt BA, Mack R, Pyeritz RE : Adolescents' transition to self-management of a chronic genetic disorder Qual Health Res 18: 441-457, 2008.
Bernhardt BA, Haunstetter CM, Roter D, Geller G: How do obstetric providers discuss referrals for prenatal genetic counseling? J Genet Couns 14(2): 109-17, 2005.
Apse KA, Biesecker BB, Giardiello FM, Fuller BP, Bernhardt BA: Perceptions of genetic discrimination among at-risk relatives of colorectal cancer patients. Genet Med 6(6): 510-6, 2004.
Bernhardt BA, Tambor ES, Fraser G, Wissow LS, Geller G: Parents' and children's attitudes toward the enrollment of minors in genetic susceptibility research: implications for informed consent. Am J Med Genet Part A 116(4): 315-23, 2003.
Geller G, Bernhardt BA, Holtzman NA: The media and public reaction to genetic research. JAMA 287: 773, 2002.
Bernhardt BA, Geller G, Doksum T, Metz SA: Evaluation of nurses and genetic counselors as providers of education about breast cancer susceptibility testing. Oncol Nurs Forum 27: 33-39, 2000.
Bernhardt BA, Biesecker BB, Mastromarino CL: Goals, benefits and outcomes of genetic counseling: Client and genetic counselor assessment. Am J Med Genet 18(4): 189-197, 2000.