Catherine Skefos, MA, MS, CGC


Genetic Counselor
MD Anderson Cancer Center

Catherine Skefos is a genetic counselor at the MD Anderson Cancer Center. As a genetic counselor working with both pediatric and adult patients, she helps patients and family members understand and adapt to information about inherited cancer risk and genetic testing. She received an M.S. in Genetic Counseling from the University of Alabama at Birmingham in 2019. Prior to that, she received an M.A. in Medical Anthropology from the University of South Florida, where her research focused on health care access and health disparity. Catherine has a special interest in teaching, particularly educating health care providers about the utility of genetic counseling and testing with the goal of improving patient access to genetic services.