Mrs. Renee Hofstedter

BA Psychology, MS Education

Alumni, Cohort 2017

Brief Bio:

Genetics and bioethics, and the diagnosis of rare diseases. Renee is working on a capstone project aimed at improving the patients’ experience as they go through their diagnostic odyssey and disease management.

Renee is passionate about using translational research to explore ways to improve the patients’ experience as they go through the diagnosis of a rare disease. She is interested in genetics, especially how it relates to the patient experience. She focuses on the psychosocial effects of genetic testing and diagnosis on patients and their families, with a focus at the paediatric population.

Renee has a masters of science in education and has been teaching high school Biology for ten years. She loves teaching and getting to know people. She enjoys traveling and skiing.



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