Allain_Dawn_460x460Professor, Clinical, Internal Medicine
Director, Genetic Counseling Graduate Program
Associate Director, Division of Human Genetics

Contact Information:
Human Genetics, 2012 Kenny Rd, Columbus, Ohio 43221
Phone: 614-293-6694
Fax: 614-293-2314


  • Licensed genetic counselor, State Medical Board of Ohio, 2013 – present
  • Certified genetic counselor, American Board of Genetic Counseling, 1996 – present

Clinical Interests

Ms. Allain provides genetic counseling and testing services to clients in the Adult Genetics and Genomics Program for a variety of indications, including hereditary aortopathies, pulmonary disorders, renal disease, direct-to-consumer genetic test result interpretation, and pharmacogenomics.  To schedule an appointment, call 614-293-6694 or toll free at 1-888-329-1654.

Research Interests

Ms. Allain’s research have centered on access to and delivery of genetic counseling services. She is also actively involved in research related to genetic counselor & health professional education and educational outcomes.

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  • MS: Genetic counseling, Northwestern University, 1993
  • BS: Biology, University of New Hampshire, 1989