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  • Project Manager: FGS Recommended Member

    Max Rady College of Medicine
    Biochemistry and Medical Genetics, Pediatrics and Child Health
    511C John Buhler Research Centre, 715 McDermot Avenue
    University of Manitoba
    Winnipeg, MB, R3E 3P4

    204-789-3360
    angela.krutish@umanitoba.ca

Cross appointments

Does not hold any cross appointments.

Research achievements

Research summary

Angela’s primary research interest is focused on improving access to genetics services, especially through alternative service delivery models and interdisciplinary team models.

She is interested in applying concepts from health human workforce theory and examples from other areas of health care to clinical genetics services.

Keywords

  • Alternative service delivery models
  • Genetic assistants
  • Genetic counselling
  • Health workforce

Research groups

Project Manager, Canadian Prairie Metabolic Network

Teaching philosophy

Since returning to the University of Manitoba in 2021, Angela has had the opportunity to work with research undergraduate students and genetic counselling graduate students.

As a relatively new genetic counsellor, she is happy to share her personal experiences of applying to genetic counselling programs, seeking mentorship, working in the research setting, and identifying/achieving personal career goals.

Angela strives to find a balance of guidance/mentorship and autonomy, in order to allow trainees to thrive in a safe and supportive environment.

Biography

Angela Krutish (she/her) graduated from the MSc Genetic Counselling Program at the University of Manitoba in 2019.

After graduation, she worked as a clinical genetic counsellor in Thunder Bay, before returning to the University of Manitoba as the Project Manager for the “Canadian Prairie Metabolic Network,” a Genome Canada funded research study.

Since graduating, Angela has continued her research work on genetic assistants along with her co-PI, Jessica Hartley.

Angela is a faculty member of the University of Manitoba GC program and has participated in clinical supervision, teaching and course coordination, review of thesis letters of intent, and development and delivery of a new research curriculum.

Last, Angela has looked for opportunities to become involved in the broader genetic counselling community, serving as a member of the Canadian Association of Genetic Counsellors Research Committee, the American Board of Genetic Counseling Practice Analysis Advisory Committee, and the Canadian Board of Genetic Counselling.

Education

Bachelor of Science (B.Sc. Honours) Genetics, University of Manitoba (2013)

Master of Science (MSc), Biochemistry and Medical Genetics, University of Manitoba (2016)

Master of Science (MSc), Genetic Counselling, University of Manitoba (2019)

Awards

New Leader Award, Canadian Association of Genetic Counsellors (2022)

Research Grant, Canadian Association of Genetic Counsellors (2022)

Audrey Heimler Special Projects Award, National Society of Genetic Counsellors (2019)

Contact us

Biochemistry and Medical Genetics
Room 336 Basic Medical Sciences Building
745 Bannatyne Avenue
University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, MB R3E 0J9 Canada