Stephanie Jo Brewster is a board-certified and licensed genetic counselor with over 25 years of clinical research experience. She has a longstanding interest in the issues surrounding genetic and translational research and its impact on participating families. In her current and previous positions, Ms. Brewster has implemented and overseen numerous pediatric studies and clinical trials providing guidance around protocol and consent form development, IRB facilitation, infrastructure creation and study staff supervision. She has acted as a consultant to biotech companies conducting clinical research and has served on numerous committees of the National Society of Genetic Counselors. Ms. Brewster is a current member of the Boston Children's Institutional Review Board and previously served as a member of the Human Research Committee for Massachusetts General Hospital/Partners.