As of May 2015, all Sarah Lawrence College Master’s theses are available digitally. They are made accessible in one of three ways:
1. “Thesis – Open Access” – If the document type in the metadata reads “Thesis – Open Access,” the thesis is available to download immediately via the Download button on the right. NOTE: If a thesis is embargoed for a specific length of time, the date after which the item will be available via open access is noted under the Download button on the right.
2. “Thesis – Campus Access Only” – If the document type in the metadata reads “Thesis – Campus Access Only,” the thesis is available only on the campus of Sarah Lawrence College via IP address or via the Off-Campus Download button if you are a current SLC faculty, staff, or student. You will need your MySLC login and password to access from off-campus.
3. “Thesis – Closed Access” – If the document type in the metadata reads “Thesis – Closed Access,” access to the thesis requires written permission from the author.
If you are not a member of the Sarah Lawrence College Community and you are interested in access to a “Campus Access Only” thesis, please contact the author (if the Contact Author button is available on the right) or request the item through Interlibrary Loan from your local librarian. For additional questions, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Copyright for theses is held by the authors.
Theses/Dissertations from 2017
Knowledge and Attitudes After Using Videos to Educate a Non-Clinical Cohort About Prenatal Cell-Free DNA Screening, Teresa Cacchione and Safa Yusuf
Adolescent Perspectives on Genetic Testing for Adult Onset Conditions, Olivia D’Accordo, Erin Davidson, Christina Miller, and Yael Weinstein
A Retrospective Chart Review Examining the Clinical Utility of Family Health History, Katherine Dao and Julia Russo
Genomic Context: Lessons from Maturity Onset Diabetes of the Young, Bonnie Federman and Kelly Nori
DNA Unicorn: An N-of-1 Community Advocacy Resource, Allison Knickle, Taylor Laut, Kari Magnussen, and Marianne Vivien
Evaluating FRAME (Faces Redefining the Art of Medical Education) videos: The impact of digital storytelling on medical students’ attitudes to disability and their learning preferences, Shreya Malhotra
Developing an Alternative Model for Pre-Test Genetic Counseling for Women Diagnosed with Breast Cancer, Maira Pires and Caroline Augsburger
QUALITY OF LIFE AND PSYCHOSOCIAL IMPACTS OF PERSONS WITH A GENETIC PREDISPOSITION TO THORACIC AORTIC DISSECTIONS OR AORTIC ANEURYSMS, Megan Soucy, Amelia Tahmassi, and Nathan Hassel
Preparing Genetic Counselors for Patient Disclosure of Intimate Partner Violence: An Assessment of an Intervention Toolkit, Tawanna St. Lewis and Scott Robinson
Theses/Dissertations from 2016
The Utility of Genomic Variant Databases in Genetic Counseling, Colleen Ahern and Elly Brokamp
Racial variation in the frequency and genotype–phenotype correlations of MLH1, MSH2, MSH6, and PMS2 gene mutations; and performance of PREMM1,2,6 in ethnically diverse individuals: A cross-sectional study, Reem Alsulaiman
Examining Psychological Outcomes Associated with Genetic Testing for Primary Arrhythmic Disorders in Adult Patients, Samantha Colaiacovo and Erin Kelter
Experience with SNP-based NIPT in a general population cohort in the Bronx, NY, Megan Crawley and Suvina To
Development of a Prenatal Genetic Testing Education Tool, Laurel Hochstetler and Andrea Cantor
Studying the Needles in the Haystack: A Qualitative Study of African-American and Latino Genetic Counselors, Amanda Kass and Larissa Veres
Assessing Tumor Genomic Profiling Reports for Genetic Counseling Referral Indications, Margaret McDuffee and Michelle Ning
Mitochondrial Transfer in the Media, Sharon Pollack
Theses/Dissertations from 2015
American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics Incidental Findings: Genetic Counselors’ Views on Disclosure, Sherry Mae Ancheta and RaeAnn Kragenbring
Shadowing of Clinical Genetic Counselors as an Admissions Criteria for Genetic Counseling Programs, Sara Bermish-Bienenfeld, Rita Kodida, Sarah Kristofik, and Madeline Loomer-Vandersluis
An investigation into the potential clinical use of APOE testing in the population of athletes at risk for traumatic brain injury: A survey of athletes, Michelle Caudle, Diana Matviychuk, Matthew Herzog, Julie Griffin, and Jenna Tidwell
Addressing the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Cultural Competency Gap in Genetic Counseling: A Curriculum Pilot Study, Katie Gallagher, Thomas Ward, and Amber Gamma
Evaluating the impact of group cancer genetic counseling sessions in the BRCA Community Study, Beth Georges, Ronit Lebor, and Anne Greb
Development of a Genetic Counseling Clinical Supervisor Evaluation Tool, Jacqueline Mattick, Mira Furgoch, Rebecca Sutton, and Sara Gilvary