The Cancer Risk and Prevention Clinic team includes physicians from multiple specialties as well as board-certified genetic counselors and highly skilled nurses.

Meet Our Cancer Risk & Prevention Physicians

Meet Our Genetic Counselors

Sarah Nielsen, MS, CGC

Sarah Nielsen, MS, CGC, is a licensed and board-certified genetic counselor in the Section of Hematology/Oncology at the University of Chicago Medicine. Nielsen received a bachelor of arts in biology from Lehigh University and a master’s of science in genetic counseling from the University of Pittsburgh. Her professional and research interests include genetic susceptibility to breast, ovarian and kidney cancers as well as endocrine tumor syndromes. She established the Endocrine Genetics Clinic and the Comprehensive von Hippel-Lindau disease (VHL) Clinical Care Center at the UChicago Medicine. Nielsen is also a member of the National Society of Genetic Counselors and a faculty member of the Northwestern University graduate program in genetic counseling, where she gives lectures and supervises students during their clinical rotations

Jessica Stoll, MS, CGC, genetic counselor

Jessica Stoll, MS, CGC, is a board-certified genetic counselor in the Section of Gastroenterology at the University of Chicago Medicine. She received a bachelor’s degree in biological sciences from the University of Southern California and a master’s degree in genetic counseling from Northwestern University. Her clinical interests include hereditary gastrointestinal cancer susceptibility syndromes, hereditary pancreatitis and inflammatory bowel disease. She is also actively involved in educational programs, giving presentations at the UChicago Medicine and supervising genetic counseling students.