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Kate Principe, M.S., CGC

Kate Principe, M.S., CGC

Provider Type: Genetic Counselor

  • Genetic Counselors

Patients are seen by a GREAT provider but may include a genetic counselor, when needed. Find a provider in your area for genetic evaluation.

Spoken Language: English

General Summary

Kate is the Regional Genetics Coordinator for the Gulf Coast for the Texas Oncology Genetic Risk Evaluation and Testing (GREAT) Program. Kate provides educational and operational support to Texas Oncology providers in the Gulf Coast who participate in the GREAT program to ensure high quality genetic care.

Kate also supports other Texas Oncology and US Oncology genetics education efforts, participates in research, and provides genetic counseling as needed.


  • MS in Genetic Counseling (2013)
    University of Texas at Houston Health Science Center, Houston TX
  • BA in Biology and Psychology (2011)
    Augustana College, Rock Island IL

Medical Practice

Prior to joining the Texas Oncology GREAT team, Kate was the oncology genetic counselor for the Houston Methodist Hospital system in the greater Houston area.

Accolades & Memberships

  • National Society of Genetic Counselors Member (2011-present)
    • Access and Service Committee (2019-present)
    • Telegenetics Practice Guidelines author group (2017-present)
  • ​Texas Society of Genetic Counselors Member (2011-present)

Community Service

Kate has participated in numerous community education events for both physicians, healthcare providers, and patients.