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Rebecca SutphenRebecca Sutphen, MD, FACMG
Professor of Genetics
College of Medicine
University of South Florida
Tampa, FL

Dr. Rebecca Sutphen is a Professor of Genetics, University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine, Tampa, FL and Chief Medical Officer of InformedDNA.  Dr. Sutphen received her medical degree from Temple University, where she was elected to the National Honor Medical Society Alpha Omega Alpha.  She is board certified by the American Board of Medical Genetics as a Clinical Geneticist as well as a Molecular Geneticist.  Dr. Sutphen has been an NIH-funded researcher for more than a decade. Her research involves identification and management of hereditary cancer risk, strategies for early detection and prevention of cancer, and ways to increase consumer access to genetics experts as well as involve consumers in the entire research process.  Dr. Sutphen serves with Sue Friedman, DVM as Co-Principal Investigators leading the ABOUT Network focused on hereditary cancer as part of the National Clinical Research Network PCORnet.  Dr. Sutphen is a member of the FORCE Medical Advisory Board and Board of Directors and the co-author along with Kathy Steligo and Dr. Sue Friedman of the book, Confronting Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer.  She is survivor of premenopausal breast cancer and melanoma.