Kristyn Rawson is a licensed and board-certified genetic counselor with 15 years of experience in direct clinical patient care. Upon completing her graduate education, Kristyn started practicing genetic counseling at the Genetics Center in Orange, CA in prenatal and pediatric genetics, and was involved in the multidisciplinary craniofacial and cystic fibrosis clinics at Children’s Hospital of Orange County (CHOC). She also prepared and provided lectures on various topics for obstetricians, medical students, and other medical personnel at St. Joseph Hospital, CHOC, and at the Genetics Center.
In 2005, Rawson became certified by the American Board of Genetic Counseling. In 2009, she began working as an Assistant Clinical Professor at the University of California, Irvine. Clinically, Rawson provided genetic counseling in the context of pediatric, prenatal, and adult general genetics clinics. In these clinics, she would supervise genetic counseling graduate students in the UCI Genetic Counseling Graduate Program and was an instructor for the Ethics and Community Resources courses in that program. She also provided lectures to medical students involving various genetics topics.
In 2011, Rawson joined the Genetics team at Kaiser Permanente and practiced primarily in the Riverside and Ontario Medical Centers. At Kaiser, she sees a variety of patients in prenatal, cancer, pediatric, and adult general genetic contexts, although her main focus is in pediatric and adult general genetics. She enjoys working with students and has supervised genetic counseling graduate students throughout her career.