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Adoption and DNA Testing: The New Frontier

This event will focus on how the advent of “Direct-to-Consumer Genetic Testing” is impacting the identity journeys in adoptive families. Please join us for a panel discussion followed by Q&A with the audience.

Nanette Elster JD, MPH, Family Building Law Attorney and Bioethicist
Silvia Schneider Fox PsyD, Licensed Clinical Psychologist
Nina Friedman LCSW, Director of Post Adoption Support, The Cradle
Melissa Ramos MS, MLS (ASCP), LCGC, Genetic Counselor, Norton & Elaine Sarnoff Center for Jewish Genetics
Facilitator: Lori Sagarin, Director of Congregational Learning, Temple Beth Israel

This event is free to everyone in our community and made possible by a generous donation from the Rubens Family Foundation. 

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Temple Beth Israel
3601 W. Dempster St.
Skokie, IL 60076

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