Mindy Clyne, MHS, CGC

Mindy Clyne
Research Assistant

Mindy Clyne, MHS, CGC is a research assistant for the Implementation Science Team in the Office of the Director in the Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences (DCCPS) at the National Cancer Institute (NCI). Ms. Clyne works collecting and assembling existing tools, peer-reviewed literature, and documentation on implementation science focused in the areas of public health genomics, and performing portfolio analyses of NIH funded implementation science grants for initiative- and concept-development. She assists in identification of genomic-related material for inclusion in the Cancer Control P.L.A.N.E.T. and NCI's Research to Reality online community of practice for cancer control researchers and practitioners. Ms. Clyne is an active member of The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine Genomics and Population Health Action Collaborative Implementation Outcomes working group.

Ms. Clyne was a member of the Knowledge Integration Team in the Epidemiology and Genomics Research Program (EGRP) in the Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences (DCCPS) from 2012 through 2016. Prior to working at NCI, Ms. Clyne worked for over 10 years in the Office of Public Health Genomics (OPHG) at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Her earlier career-positions included working as a clinical genetic counselor and in the field of forensic DNA identity testing.

Ms. Clyne holds a master of health science degree in genetic epidemiology from Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, and a dual bachelor of science degree in biology and psychology from the State University at Albany (SUNYA). She is certified by the American Board of Genetic Counseling (ABGC) in in genetic counseling.


  • Public health genomics
  • Knowledge integration and translation
  • Implementation science