Alumni Spotlight: Stephanie Hedges ’09
Stephanie Hedges graduated from Bayview Glen in 2009 and is a genetic counsellor at the Hospital for Sick Children (aka SickKids) in the Genetic Metabolic Clinic. She received her Bachelor of Science in Physiology from McGill University followed by a Master of Science degree in Genetic Counselling from the University of Toronto. As a genetic counsellor, Stephanie works alongside other health care professionals to provide patient centred care to families in the Genetics clinic. Discussing genetic testing options or results, reviewing patient’s diagnoses or management guidelines, as well as providing psychosocial support to the families are all main parts of Stephanie’s role.