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Catherine Weindel Long, MS CGC

Genetic Counselor

(612) 813-7240

Specialties: Genetics/Genomics | Genetics, Counseling

Professional History

Professional Education

  • MS - University of Colorado Denver
    Denver, CO
    2009

Contact Information

Primary Location:

Childrens Minnesota Genetics
2545 Chicago AVE S MDB 17-700
Minneapolis, MN 55404
(612) 813-7240

Personal Biography

Cathy Long is a licensed and board-certified genetic counselor who earned her M.S. in Genetic Counseling from the University of Colorado-Denver. Her prior clinical experience has included providing genetic counseling in a high-volume, mixed general and metabolic genetics clinic in a pediatric setting, serving as the clinical coordinator in dual-disciplinary neurogenetics and neurometabolics clinics, as well as serving as the lead genetic counselor in an Adult/Oncology genetics clinic. She also has experience working as an assistant research coordinator for various clinical research trials. She also has an extensive background in basic science research, particularly in the areas of immunology and apoptosis. As a graduate student, Cathy helped to create a set of internationally distributed patient visual aids for inherited metabolic disorders. Her professional interests include inborn errors of metabolism, newborn screening, as well as genetics education and teaching. Her hobbies include biking, baking, and ultimate frisbee.