Beth Conover, MS, APRN, LCGC

Senior Genetic Counselor
Director Nebraska Teratogen Information Service
Assistant Professor, UNMC

985440 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE 68198-5440
contact address


Beth Conover is a genetic counselor and nurse practitioner, and an assistant professor at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. She evaluates genetics patients in a variety of clinics including Pediatric Genetics Clinic and the Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Clinic. However, her main interest is teratology and she has directed the Nebraska Teratogen Information Service since 1986 and was a founding member of OTIS (the Organization of Teratology Information Specialists). She is a consultant for the FDA and CDC.

Selected Bibliography:

Conover EA, Polifka JE.
The art and science of teratogen risk communication.
Am J Med Genet C Semin Med Genet. 2011;157C(3):227-33. PubMed abstract

Conover EA, Jones KL.
Safety concerns regarding binge drinking in pregnancy: a review.
Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol. 2012;94(8):570-5. PubMed abstract