Christine Stanislaw, MS, CGC

Titles and Roles

Director of Genetic Counseling
Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University
Instructor, Department of Human Genetics
Emory University School of Medicine
Genetic Counselor
Breast Cancer
Colorectal Cancer
Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor
Kidney Cancer
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Ovarian Cancer
Pancreatic Cancer
Prostate Cancer
Stomach Cancer
Thyroid Cancer
Uterine Cancer


Christine Stanislaw, MS, CGC, joined Emory in 2004 and provides genetic counseling, including risk assessment and test coordination, for individuals and families concerned about the possibility of hereditary cancer susceptibility. Ms. Stanislaw also provides genetic counseling for familial amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) through research collaboration with the University of Miami. She is actively involved in genetic counselor education and training.

A Licensed Certified Genetic Counselor, Ms. Stanislaw has a special interest in increasing awareness of and access to genetic services and has received funding to provide genetic counseling and testing to individuals and families at high risk for hereditary breast cancer in the Atlanta Area. She works closely with physicians at Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University and the Avon Comprehensive Breast Center at Grady Hospital and helped to develop high risk breast clinics at both locations.

Ms. Stanislaw is certified by the American Board of Genetic Counseling. Prior to joining Emory University she worked for the Greenwood Genetic Center in Greenville, SC.


Ms. Stanislaw received her undergraduate degree from Wake Forest University and her Master of Science degree in Genetic Counseling from the University of South Carolina.



Ms. Stanislaw received the Paul M. Fernhoff Excellence in Teaching Award in 2017 which is bestowed each year by the graduating class of the Master's degree Genetic Counseling Training Program in the Department of Human Genetics of Emory University School of Medicine.

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