Theodora Ann Jacobson, LGC :: Nationwide Children's Hospital, Columbus, Ohio

Theodora Ann Jacobson, LGC

Theodora Ann Jacobson, LGC

Clinical Pathology
Genetic Counselor, Institute for Genomic Medicine Clinical Laboratory

Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Clinical Pathology Team

Contact Information

700 Children's Drive
Columbus, OH 43205 [ map ]
PH: (614) 722-5346
FX: (614) 722-5471


Theodora (Teddi) Jacobson is a laboratory genetic counselor for the Cytogenetics and Molecular Genetics Laboratory. She serves as a resource for internal and external health care providers regarding genetic testing, including the appropriate use of tests, limitations/accuracy of tests, possible testing outcomes, sample requirements, interpretation of results and follow up for cases with abnormal results. She is also involved in the Test Utilization Management (TUM) program in the hospital, which ensures appropriate testing is ordered and insurance prior authorization is being completed. Teddi also assists in case review and report write-up, the development of new laboratory tests, and teaching. Teddi has an appointment as a Clinical Instructor in the Department of Pediatrics through The Ohio State University School of Medicine and serves as the OSU genetic counseling coordinator and supervisor.


  • Female

Languages Spoken:

  • English

Education and Training

Undergraduate School

  • Case Western University
    Date Completed: 05/01/2011

Graduate School

  • Case Western University
    Date Completed: 08/01/2013


  • Clinical Pathology

Date of Appointment at Nationwide Children’s Hospital:

  • 08/05/2013

Professional Experience


  • Nationwide Children's Hospital, Certified Genetic Counselor in the Cytogenetics and Molecular Genetics Laboratory


  • Nationwide Children's Hospital, Clinical Pediatrics Certified Genetic Counselor

Awards, Honors and Organizations

  • National Society of Genetic Counselors, Member, 2012 - Present
  • American Board of Genetic Counseling Board Certification, 2014 - Present
  • Licensed Genetic Counselor – Ohio Credential #70.000105, 2013 - Present
  • American Board of Genetic Counseling, Member, 2014 - Present
Nationwide Children's Hospital
700 Children's Drive Columbus, Ohio 43205 614.722.2000