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Biography

Dr. Scheuner is an internist and medical geneticist. She is a Clinical Professor in the UCSF Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology-Oncology and in the UCSF Department of Pediatrics, Division of Medical Genetics. She is the Director of Clinical Genetics for the San Francisco VA Health Care System. In 2020-2021, she served as the VA Acting National Program Director for Genomic Medicine.

Dr. Scheuner is a health services and implementation researcher. Her research activities focus on the integration of genetic services and genetic testing into clinical practice. Areas of focus include: genomic medicine care coordination and equity, delivery models for clinical genetic services, outcomes of precision medicine and their value, clinical validity and utility of family history tools in risk assessment and disease prevention, and genetic testing technologies and communication.

Dr. Scheuner is a founding fellow of the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ACMG). From 2013-2019 she served on the ACMG Board of Directors and was Vice President for Clinical Genetics. Since 2003, she has served as the ACMG representative to the national Blue Cross Blue Shield Association's Medical Advisory Panel. Since 2014 she has served as Editor for the journal Genetics in Medicine, Health Services and Implementation Research Section.

Education and Training

, 06/1994 Medical Genetics, UCLA Intercampus Medical Genetics Training Program
, 06/1991 Internal Medicine, UCLA-Olive View Internal Medicine Training Program
MD, 06/1988 Medicine, UCLA
MPH, 06/1984 Public Health, UCLA
BS, 05/1982 Biology, UC Riverside

Publications

Scheuner MT, Douglas MP, Sales P, Ackerman SL, Phillips KA. Laboratory business models and practices: implications for availability and access to germline genetic testing. Genet Med. 2021 May 06.
Scheuner MT, Edelen MO, Hilborne LH, Lubin IM. Effective communication of molecular genetic test results to primary care providers. Genet Med. 2013 Jun; 15(6):444-9.