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 PublicationsLevenseller BL, Soucier DJ, Miller VA, Harris D, Conway L, Bernhardt BA: Stakeholders' opinions on the implementation of pediatric whole exome sequencing: implications for informed consent. J Genet Couns. (eds.). 23(4): 552-565, Aug 2014.
Bernhardt BA, Kellom K, Barbarese A, Faucett WA, Wapner RJ : An Exploration of Genetic Counselors' Needs and Experiences with Prenatal Chromosomal Microarray Testing. J Genet Couns [Epub ahead of print] , Feb 2014.
Bernhardt BA, Soucier D, Hanson K, Savage MS, Jackson L, Wapner RJ: Women's experiences receiving abnormal prenatal chromosomal microarray testing results. Genet Med 15(2): 139-45, Feb 2013.
Gollust SE, Gordon ES, Zayac C, Griffin G, Christman MF, Pyeritz RE, Wawak L, Bernhardt BA: Motivations and Perceptions of Early Adopters of Personalized Genomics: Perspectives from Research Participants. Public Health Genomics 15(1): 22-30, 2012.
Bernhardt BA, Zayac C, Gordon ES, Wawak L, Pyeritz RE, Gollust SE : Incorporating direct-to-consumer genomic information into patient care: attitudes and experiences of primary care physicians. Per Med 9(7): 683-692, Sep 2012.
Bernhardt BA, Zayac C, Trerotola SO, Asch DA, Pyeritz RE: Cost savings through molecular diagnosis for hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia. Genet Med 14(6): 604-610, Jun 2012.
Bernhardt BA, Zayac C, Pyeritz RE: Why is genetic screening for autosomal dominant disorders underused in families? The case of hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia. Genet Med 13(9): 812-820, Sep 2011.
Bernhardt BA, Silver R, Rushton C, Micco E, Geller G: What keeps you up at night? Genetics professionals' distressing experiences in patient care. Genet Med 12(5): 289-297, 2010.
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: 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.