Human Development and Family Studies



Name: Chantelle Wolpert
Previous Education:

  • SUNY at Stony Brook, BS, 1986 Health Sciences
  • Montefiore Medical Center/ Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Certificate, 1987 Surgical PA residency
  • Bernard Baruch College/ Mt. Sinai School of Medicine, MBA, 1991 Health Care Administration
  • Mt. Sinai School of Medicine, Certificate, 1993 Genetic Counseling  

Entry Year: 2006
Expected graduation: 2009-2010
Program of Study: Ph.D.
Area of Concentration: Family Studies
Research Interests:
Families’ interpretation of genetic information: 1) What aspects of family interpretation of genetic information and/or a genetic diagnosis and how that may ultimately affect their views of themselves, their child and other family members? 2) What is it about learning there is a genetic disorder in a family that might lead to changes in the family? 3) What are the dynamics within families that might be impacting families with regards to a genetic diagnosis?
Advisor: Dr. Marion O’Brien
Career Plans: Academic Researcher
Other Relevant Links: UNCG Family Research Center