In April of 2016, Ms. Quinn was appointed Program Director of the University of Arizona Genetic Counseling Graduate Program. She was the Director of the University of Arizona’s previous program from its opening in 1995 until its closure in 2005.
She is currently the Director of MotherToBaby Arizona (previously known as the Arizona Pregnancy Riskline). She is a Clinical Lecturer/Instructor in the College of Medicine, Department of OB/GYN and the College of Pharmacy at the University of Arizona with extensive experience in education in genetics, genetic counseling, embryology and teratology to medical students, residents, and other allied health professionals. In addition, she has provided numerous educational events to the community.
Ms. Quinn received a BSN degree from the University of Bridgeport in 1975 and her Master’s degree in Genetic Counseling from Sarah Lawrence College in 1981. She has been ABGC- certified since 1984. At the University of Connecticut from 1981-1989, Ms. Quinn provided prenatal, pediatric, and cancer genetic counseling, and developed the Connecticut Pregnancy Riskline. Since coming to the University of Arizona in 1989, she has provided prenatal and teratology counseling. She served as President of the Organization of Teratology Information Specialists (OTIS) from 1999-2001 and Executive Director from 2005-2012. Ms. Quinn is a member of the National Society of Genetic Counselors, the Association of Genetic Counseling Program Directors, the Organization of Teratology Information Specialists and the Teratology Society.