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Jacqueline T. Hecht

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American geneticist.

Biography of Jacqueline T. Hecht

Jacqueline T. Hecht studied biology at New York University and later obtained a masters degree in genetics and genetic counselling at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Centre, Denver. She has also obtained a PhD in genetic epidemiology at the University of Texas School of Public Health.

By 2001 Jacqueline T. Hecht is Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Texas Health Science Center – Houston, where she is also director of the genetic counselling program.

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