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Associate Vice President Technology & Enterprise Development
In addition, Sheft is managing the HealthIT Connections program that is supported by
Judith Sheft was born with an entrepreneurial spirit. Moreover, she continues to demonstrate
her enthusiasm for new ideas and possibilities as the Associate Vice President for Technology and
Enterprise Development at the New Jersey Innovation Institute (NJII), a New Jersey Institute
of Technology (NJIT) corporation. Established in 2014, NJII applies the intellectual and
technological resources of the university to challenges identified by industry partners bringing the
power of academics, business and government together to solve the challenges of the marketplace.
funding from JPMorgan Chase to assist entrepreneurs in the HealthIT space to accelerate
their revenue and job growth through executive coaching and cluster development activities.
She is also involved in economic development having responsibilities for management of
NJIT’s high technology business acceleration/incubator, the Enterprise Development
Center, and the Procurement Technical Assistance Center.
Sheft serves on the Board of Advisors of the NJIT Murray Center for Women in
Technology and, since 2007, is a member of the NJ-Israel Commission. She is active on the
Board of the New Jersey Entrepreneurs Network and Einstein’s Alley.
Judith A. Sheft, New Jersey Innovation Institute
Judith A. Sheft I New Jersey Innovation Institute I New Jersey Institute of Technology
973.596.5825 I firstname.lastname@example.org I njit.edu
Jill Qualter Chisholm, GeneScreen Counseling
GeneScreen Counseling, an independently owned genetics counseling company, identifies
inherited risks or conditions enabling clients to make informed choices regarding their
healthcare. Handled with compassion, clients are screened, counseled and tested for over 100
plus genetic conditions.
By partnering with multiple labs, clients can receive the most appropriate testing given their
specific familial history and concerns. Clients are then counseled and provided with the resources
to make informed decisions, including: increased preventative care, medication management,
surgery, and family member education.
GeneScreen provides clients with: competitive prices, remote or in-person meetings, and short
wait time for appointments. GeneScreen Counseling can order genetic testing including all ACOG
and ACMG recommendations. They also provide the independent and unbiased counseling in the
preventative setting for hereditary cancer syndromes, such as BRCA 1 and 2. Expert educators explain
results and the science of genetics. Jill Chisholm, CEO and founder of GeneScreen Counseling,
obtained her B.S.N. from Georgetown University, worked as a nurse in infertility and reproductive
endocrinology for seven years, received her M.S.N. from Columbia University, and graduated a
Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner specializing in genetics. She also worked at Rockefeller University
in genetic research. She was a Leading Women Entrepreneurs finalist in 2015.
Jill Chisholm I GeneScreen Counseling
908.766.2800 I email@example.com I gene-screen.com