Program Faculty, Support Staff and Trainees

Program Faculty


Katherine Abell, MD

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Ina Amarillo, PhD

Assistant Professor Pathology and Immunology

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Dustin Baldridge, MD, PhD

Instructor of Pediatrics

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Yang Cao, PhD

Assistant Professor Pathology and Immunology

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Francis Sessions Cole, III, MD

Professor of Pediatrics, Pediatrics Newborn Medicine

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John Constantino, MD

Psychiatrist-In-Chief,
Child Psychiatry

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Jonathan Cooper, PhD

Professor of Pediatrics

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Patricia Dickson, MD

Division Chief,
Fellowship Program Director
Genetics and Genomic Medicine

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Dennis Dietzen, PhD

Medical Director, Metabolic Genetics Laboratory

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Catherine Gooch, MD

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Genetics and Genomic Medicine

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Jorge Granadillo, MD

Instructor in Pediatrics

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Dorothy K. Grange, MD

Professor of Pediatrics

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Christina A. Gurnett, MD, PhD

Professor of Neurology

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David H. Gutmann, MD, PhD

Professor of Neurology, Pediatrics, Neurosurgery, and Genetics

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Jon Heusel, MD, PhD

Boarded in molecular pathology (Cytogenetics)

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Stuart Kornfeld, MD

Professor of Medicine,
Internal Medicine - Hematology

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Beth Kozel, MD

Adjunct Assistant Professor of Pediatrics (Williams Clinic)

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Latisha Love, PhD

Instructor in Pathology and Immunology

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William H. McAlister, MD

Professor of Radiology and Pediatrics

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Shalaka Mulherkar, PhD

Assistant Professor Pediatric Research

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Julie Neidich, MD

Medical Director Cytogenetics Lab,
Associate Professor Pathology and Immunology

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Hoanh Nguyen, MD

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Genetics and Genomic Medicine

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Mark Sands, PhD

Professor of Medicine
(Internal Medicine – Bone Marrow Transplant)

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Marco Sardiello, PhD

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Tim Schedl, PhD

Professor of Genetics

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Molly Schroeder, PhD

Assistant Professor Pathology and Immunology (ABMGG boarded in Cytogenetics)

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Jaiprakash Sharma, PhD

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Marwan Shinawi, MD

Professor of Pediatrics,
Medical Biochemical Fellowship Program Director &
Residency Program Director

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Wojciech Swat, PhD

Associate Professor Pathology and Immunology

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Jennifer Wambach, MD

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

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Marcia Willing, MD, PhD

Professor of Pediatrics,
Categorical Fellowship and Combined Pediatric/Genetics Residency

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Ronald E. Worthington, PhD

Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences

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Support Staff


Jade Caldwell, MS, RD, LD

Metabolic Dietitian


Liz Hall, NP

Nurse Practitioner - Down Syndrome and Williams Clinic


Susan Jones, MS, GC 

Genetic Counselor


Kate Leestma, CPNP

Nurse Practitioner


Linda Manwaring, MS,GC

Genetic Counselor


Rachita Nikam, MS, CGC

Genetic Counselor


Cara Pausche, RD

Dietician


Leia Peterman, MS, CGC

Genetic Counselor


Kayla Quirin, MS, CGC

Genetic Counselor


Kathleen Sisco, NP

Nurse practitioner – Metabolic Clinic


Rachel Slaugh, MS, GC

Genetic Counselor


Tomi Toler, MS, GC

Genetic Counselor


Liz Toolan, MS,RD, LD

Dietician


Samantha Toy, MS, GC

Genetic Counselor


Laura White, MSN, RN, CPNP-PC

Nurse Practitioner

Administrative Staff


Meagan Corliss, MS, GC

Research Coordinator


Becky Kolb

Administrative Coordinator


Yolonda Phillips
Manager Scheduling & Special Projects


Dru Nelson

Administrative Coordinator


Adriana West

Patient Service Representative


Elizabeth Yoder

Program Coordinator

 

Trainees


Prapti Singh

Categorical Genetics Fellow (PGY 4)

Parith Wongkittichote
Parith Wongkittichote

Combined Pediatrics/Genetics Resident (PGY 3)

Angela Lee
Angela Lee

Combined Pediatrics/Genetics Resident (PGY 2)

Rodrigo Starosta
Rodrigo Starosta

Combined Pediatrics/Genetics Resident (PGY 1)

Sara Pajouhanfar
Sara Pajouhanfar

Combined Pediatrics/Genetics Resident (PGY 1)


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