Jill S. Goldman, MS, MPhil, CGC

Genetic Counselor

Jill S Goldman, MS, MPhil,CGC is a genetic counselor at The Taub Institute at Columbia University Medical Center where she is a partner in the Center of Excellence for Alzheimer’s Disease. She has worked as a genetic counselor since 2000; before that she was a health education specialist and science teacher.

Goldman is a member of the National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC) Special Interest Group on Neurogenetics, a member of the American Academy of Neurology, and an appointed member of the Medical Advisory Committee of the Association for Frontotemporal Dementia. Additionally she leads 2 support groups-one for caregivers of people with frontotemporal dementia and the other for people living with early stage dementia. She also created and coordinates “A Friend for Rachel”, a companionship program in which people with early to moderate dementia are paired with Columbia pre-medical students.

Jill has authored many papers and book chapters including: “Genetic counseling and testing for Alzheimer disease: joint practice guidelines of the American College of Medical Genetics and the National Society of Genetic Counselors” and “New approaches to genetic counseling and testing for Alzheimer's disease and frontotemporal degeneration”. She is the editor of the textbook: Genetic Counseling for Adult Neurogenetic Disease: A Casebook for Clinicians, Springer, 2015.