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Laura A. Martin, M.S.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
Reproductive Genetics
500 Red Creek Drive
Rochester, NY 14623

Appointment: (585) 487-3480

Professional Bio

Laura Martin joined the URMC Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine in November of 2006. Prior to her current appointment, she worked as a prenatal genetic counselor for Yale University Department of Genetics. She obtained her Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Cornell University and her Master of Science degree in Human Genetics from University of Michigan. During this time she completed clinical training in prenatal, pediatric, adult and cancer genetics. Laura Martin is certified by the American Board of Genetic Counseling.

Patient Care Bio

Laura Martin is a board-certified Genetic Counselor in Reproductive Genetics. Her primary role is to meet with families who have a higher than average chance to have a baby with a genetic condition or birth defect. She strives to interpret complex medical information in a way that is meaningful to her patients, to provide psychosocial support, to identify appropriate patient resources, and to promote informed choices regarding testing, management and/or treatment options.

Awards & Honors (Local)

Ho-Nun-De-Kah (Cornell University honorary society) 2000 - 2002
National Society of Collegiate Scholars 1999 - 2002
Cornell Tradition Fellowship 1998

Current Appointments

Assistant - Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology (SMD) - Primary
Assistant - Department of Pediatrics, Genetics (SMD) - Primary


MS | Human Genetics | University of Michigan2005
BS | Biology | Cornell University2002