Alexa Hart, MS, CGC is the Rush Fetal and Neonatal Medicine Center’s genetic counselor. She received her Master of Science degree in genetic counseling from Northwestern University in 2012. At that time she joined the Rush Fetal and Neonatal Medicine Center team. Alexa’s role is to assist patients and their families understand the impact of genetics on their health and the health of their families. She meets with pregnant women, couples and families to discuss risks for genetic conditions, family history, and birth defects.