About Kimberly Forbes, MS, CGC
Kimberly Forbes, MS, is a board-certified genetic counselor who provides risk assessment and genetic counseling for patients and their families. She helps people investigate their family health history, navigate the genetic testing process, and understand and adapt to the medical or psychological implications of genetic diseases. Ms. Forbes' expertise includes evaluating hereditary cancer syndromes.
As part of UC San Diego Health's Family Cancer Genetics Program, Ms. Forbes helps ensure that patients and families with an increased risk of cancer receive outstanding care, with a focus on cancer prevention and early detection.
She earned a Master of Science from Northwestern University.
Ms. Forbes was also a team member of the the Athena Breast Health Network, which aims at personalizing breast cancer prevention, screening, and treatment.
UC San Diego Links
For more information, see Family Cancer Genetics Program at Moores Cancer Center.
- Northwestern University, School of Medicine, Chicago, IL
Date Joined Staff
- American Board of Genetic Counseling
Conditions and Treatments
- Hereditary Cancer Syndromes