Pilar L. Magoulas is a Genetic Counselor at Texas Children’s Hospital and Baylor College of Medicine. She has a BS degree in Psychology from the University of Florida and obtained her MS in Genetic Counseling from Northwestern University in Chicago, Illinois in 2003. After graduation, she worked as a pediatric genetic counselor at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City, where she was actively involved in the medical genetics and metabolic genetics clinics. She coordinated treatment for many of the patients seen with lysosomal storage disorders and became actively involved with different parent support groups. She was also involved in the planning and implementation of the Graduate Program in Genetic Counseling at the University of Utah.
Pilar was also involved in the planning and implementation of the Graduate Program in Genetic Counseling at the University of Utah. She has been with Baylor College of Medicine since 2006. Her primary responsibilities include coordination of the inpatient consultation service and the adult genetics clinic. Her interests include the mucopolysaccharidoses and enzyme replacement therapy, the cardio- facio-cutaneous (CFC) syndrome, adults with congenital heart disease, and establishing a medical home for children and individuals with genetic disorders.