Vicki Kiesel is a UK registered genetic counsellor as well as being certified in the USA. Vicki is the lead genetic counsellor at NW Thames Regional Genetics centre in the NHS and leads a team of genetic counsellors covering North London, Hertfordshire, and Bedfordshire. In addition, to her work in the NHS she is the Genetic Director for Gene Health UK, advising on genetic policies and testing.
Vicki is also an honorary clinical lecturer at Imperial College London and teaches cancer risk assessment to allied healthcare professionals with Kings University. She is also a mentor to genetic counsellors.
Vicki is a medical advisor for a popular BBC drama series ensuring accurate genetic storylines. She has appeared on local health television programs in Connecticut, US and has been featured on multiple radio broadcasts. She is involved with Ovarian Cancer Action, Breast Cancer Break through and developing the future genetic testing decision pathways.
She has worked with numerous specialists in the identification of individuals at risk of hereditary cancer and her work on genetics has been published. Vicki previously led the cancer genetics department at Stamford Hospital in the US and launched the first colorectal cancer registry in the state of Conneticut.