Employer Advisory Board


The UConn Professional Science Master’s Health Care Genetics Graduate Program Advisory Board role is to be strong advocates for the Program, advise, assist and support the Program to help enhance the overall quality of students graduating from the program. Collaboration between educational institutions and health care providers and employers is mutually beneficial.


Linda D. Strausbaugh, PhD, Chair

Professor Emeritus of Genetics and Genomics

Adjunct Professor of Genetics and Genome Sciences, UCONN Health


Gregory J. Tsongalis, PhD, HCLD, CC

Professor of Pathology

Director, Molecular Pathology

Co-Director Translational Research Program

Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center & The Audrey and Theodor Geisel School of Medicine


Todd E. Arnold, PhD

Managing Director


Branford, CT


Laurine M Bow, PhD

Director, Immune Evaluation and Histocompatibility Laboratory

Dept Surgery Transplant, Yale University School of Medicine


Michael Weiner, PhD

Founder and Chief Scientific Officer

AxioMx, Inc. Branford, CT


Elizabeth Ewen, PhD

Field Application Specialist

Cartagenia, Inc Cambridge, MA


Lawrence K. Silbart, MPH, PhD

Vice Provost for Strategic Initiatives
Provost’s Office

University of Connecticut


Michael S. Teitelbaum, PhD

Senior Research Associate

Labor and Worklife Program

Harvard Law School


Cara Statz, PhD


Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine