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Megan A.. Czekalski, MS

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Education and Training

Bucknell University | BS Biology | Minor Biochemistry

University of Pittsburgh | MS Genetic Counseling


Megan Czekalski is a genetic counselor in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. She earned her undergraduate degree from Bucknell University with a major in Biology and minor in Biochemistry. She then went on to earn her MS degree in Genetic Counseling from the University of Pittsburgh.

Megan's clinical focus is is metabolic genetics, newborn screening, and pediatric cardiogenetics. As an instructor in the School of Medicine, Megan is also involved in training graduate students in the Masters of Genetic Counseling Training Program at the University of Maryland. 

Research/Clinical Keywords

Genetic counseling, pediatrics, metabolic, cardiology, newborn screening

Highlighted Publications

Czekalski MA, Huziak RC, Durst AL, Taylor S, Mai PL. Mainstreaming Genetic Testing for Epithelial Ovarian Cancer by Oncology Providers: A Survey of Current Practice. JCO Precis Oncol. 2022 Jan;6:e2100409.

Czekalski MA, Paliulis LV. The Pre-Metaphase Stretch: A Re-Examination. DNA. 2021; 1(1):3-12

Kindsfather, AJ, Czekalski MA, Pressimone CA, Erisman MP, Mann MRW. Perturbations in imprinted methylation from assisted reproductive technologies but not advanced maternal age in mouse preimplantation embryos. Clinical Epigenetics. 2019 Nov;11(1):162.