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About Holy Name Medical Center About Holy Name Medical Center

Key Phone Numbers

  • Medical Center Operator

  • 201-833-3000

  • Physician Referral Service

  • 877-HOLY-NAME (465-9626)

  • Patient Information

  • 201-833-3300

  • Foundation (Donations)

  • 201-833-3187

  • Human Resources

  • 201-833-7040

  • Medical Staff Office

  • 201-833-3352

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For general questions or comments, email info@holyname.org


For More Information:

201-833-7244 /
201-541-6303
Genetic Counseling

info@holyname.org

Our Specialized Staff

Peggy J. Cottrell, LCGC

Peggy J. Cottrell, LCGC, is a New Jersey licensed and board-certified genetic counselor who began her clinical career in physical therapy. Ultimately, she transitioned into genetics and oncology in the outpatient hospital setting. In her current role at The Regional Cancer Center at Holy Name Medical Center, Ms. Cottrell works in genetics and specializes in comprehensive risk assessment for hereditary cancer syndromes. She received her BS in physical therapy from Downstate Medical Center. Ms. Cottrell was awarded both her MS in genetic counseling from Sarah Lawrence College and board certification in genetic counseling in 2002. She is a member of the National Society of Genetic Counselors.

Jina Stephen, PA-C., MBA

Jina Stephen is a board-certified physician assistant with a strong passion for genetics and oncology. She utilizes her skills to educate patients regarding the importance of genetic testing and the value it can provide to patients and their families. She has trained to work with oncologists, surgeons and genetic counselors to perform comprehensive hereditary cancer risk assessments, genetics counseling, order genetic tests and perform follow-up genetic counseling.

Prior to her role as a genetics physician assistant, Ms. Stephen served as a physician assistant in primary care, general surgery, urgent care and emergency medicine. She is a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants, New Jersey State Society of Physician Assistants, Society of Physician Assistants in Genetics and Genomics, Physician Assistants for Global Health and American Society of Clinical Oncology.

Ms. Stephen earned her Master of Business Administration at Texas Woman's University and her Bachelor of Science, with a major in Physician Assistant Studies, from St. John's University. She also earned her Physician Assistant Certificate from St. John's University.