Heather Hampel

Profile photo of Heather HampelHeather is a Professor in the Department of Internal Medicine and Associate Director of the Division of Human Genetics at The Ohio State University.

She was the study co-ordinator for the Columbus-area Lynch syndrome study which determined the frequency of Lynch syndrome among newly diagnosed patients with these cancers.  She is now the PI of the Ohio Colorectal Cancer Prevention.

Heather was the Region IV Representative on the Board of Directors of the National Society of Genetic Counselors in 2003-4. She was on the Board of Directors for the American Board of Genetic Counseling from 2006-2011, serving as President in 2009 and 2010.

She was elected to the Steering Committee of the National Colorectal Cancer Roundtable in 2016. She has been on the Council of the Collaborative Group of the Americas on Inherited Colorectal Cancer since 2016, was president from 2017-2018 and is currently the past-president.