Knowledge. Counseling. Screening. Jewish Genetic Diseases
Senior Outreach Associate, Victor Center
Shari Debowsky is a Marketing, Operations, Fundraising and Outreach professional with over 16 years of experience in the non-profit sector. As the Director of Major Gifts for the Victor Center for the Prevention of Jewish Genetic Diseases, she helps to secure donor dollars in order for the Victor Center team to provide the highest quality outreach, awareness and educational events for the Ashkenazi Jewish population across our country. Previous to her time at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital Victor Center, Shari spent 14 years at Temple Beth Am in Pinecrest. Shari has a passion for pre-conception genetics as her and her husband are both Tay-Sachs carriers. She believes that knowledge is power and knowing what is in your genes allows you to make informed decisions when you are ready to plan for your family.
Shari holds a BA in Holocaust and Judaic Studies as well as a Certificate in Ethnic Studies from Florida Atlantic University.
Contact her if you are interested in learning more about the Victor Center, organizing a community educational program, community screening, or bringing the Victor Center to your neighborhood. Shari can be reached at 786-624-2051 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Administrative Director, Victor Center
Medical Director, Victor Center
Genetic Counselor, Victor Center
Deborah Wasserman is a genetic counselor with over 25 years experience in prenatal diagnosis and medical genetics clinics. As the genetic counselor for the Victor Center for the Prevention of Jewish Genetic Diseases, Miami, she provides genetic counseling for Ashkenazi Jewish genetic diseases to students, newlywed couples and other patients. Ms. Wasserman provides follow-up counseling and support for those found to be carriers.
As the outreach coordinator at the Victor Center, Miami, she is the liaison between the Victor Center and community. She is available to run educational programs about the Victor Center and Jewish genetic disease screening, tailored to your organizations needs and interests. Contact her if you are interested in learning more about the Victor Center, organizing a community or campus screening, or getting screened in our office at email@example.com.