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Celeste S. Wyman, Sc.M.

(Pronouns: she/her/hers)

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Celeste Schepp Wyman received her master's degree in genetic counseling from the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health and National Human Genome Research Institute joint training program in January 2017. After graduating, she provided genetic counseling and facilitated genetic testing for patient-participants seen in the Ophthalmic Genetics and Visual Function Branch of the National Eye Institute in Bethesda, MD.

Ms. Wyman then relocated to Rochester NY. She worked for over three years with patients and providers to maximally utilize genetic testing in evaluating possible underlying genetic causes for a variety of different health conditions through the URMC adult general genetics clinic. She currently provides genetic counseling for patients and families with ocular genetic conditions seen at Flaum Eye Institute. She counsels patients to promote adaptation to risks, conditions, and familial implications.



BA | Bennington College
Biology, Chemistry, Music

ScM | Johns Hopkins University
Genetic Counseling


Journal Articles

Turbitt E., Klein WMP., Rogers K., D'Amanda C., Biesecker BB. "Parental decision making about clinical trial enrollment: a survey of parents of children with Fragile X Syndrome." Health Psychology. 2020; 39(12): 1070-1077.

D'Amanda CS; Nolen R; Huryn LA; Turriff A. "Psychosocial Impacts of Mendelian Eye Conditions: A Systematic Literature Review" . Survey of Ophthalmology. 2020; .

Sieving PA, Cukras C, Biesecker B, D'Amanda C, Nolen R, Turriff A. ""There are hills and valleys": Experiences of parenting a son with X-linked retinoschisis." American journal of ophthalmology.. 2019 Nov 22; Epub 2019 Nov 22.