Pearlman_Rachel_460x460Comprehensive Cancer Center
2012 Kenny Rd.
Columbus, OH 43221


Specialty Interests

  • Clinical cancer genetics
  • Hereditary breast and ovarian cancer
  • Lynch syndrome

Clinical Interests

Ms. Pearlman provides cancer risk assessment and counseling to individuals and families with a history of cancer. Cancer genetic consultation requires documentation of cancers in the family, risk assessment, screening recommendations and incorporation of genetic testing as necessary. To schedule an appointment, call 614-293-6694 or toll free at 1-888-329-1654.

Research Interests

Ms. Pearlman’s research interests include universal screening for Lynch syndrome. She is the project manager for the Ohio Colorectal Cancer Prevention Initiative, a study that is being conducted to understand how better to prevent colorectal cancer in Ohioans. The researchers involved in this study plan to enroll 4,000 individuals newly diagnosed with colorectal cancer, as well as their relatives, to develop a colorectal cancer research infrastructure within the state of Ohio, including universal screening for Lynch syndrome.


MS: Genetic counseling, University of Pittsburgh, 2012
BS: Public health, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, 2010
Minor: Psychology, Human development and family studies