M.Sc.: Sarah Lawrence College
Eriskay Liston has been a genetic counsellor working in the Division of Clinical and Metabolic Genetics at the Hospital for Sick Children since 2011. She joined the team after working for New York Presbyterian Hospital in New York City for 7 years. She received her Masters of Science in Human Genetics (Genetic Counseling) from Sarah Lawrence College, Bronxville, NY in 2003, and was certified in genetic counselling by the American Board of Genetic Counseling in 2007. Eriskay joined SickKids initially in 2011 as the coordinator of the DNA Resource Centre (DRC), helping to organize and educate providers about genetic testing. In addition to the DRC, she now works in the Molecular Diagnostic Laboratory as well as in a specialty clinic seeing patients whose primary concern is hypotonia. Eriskay is also actively involved in the University of Toronto M.Sc Program in Genetic Counselling as a Lecturer and clinical supervisor. Together with her colleagues, Eriskay provides support to families who have a child/children with a rare disease by facilitating a parent support group at SickKids through the Rare Disease Foundation.