Faculty and Staff

Program Participants

* = Program Faculty. Click on underlined faculty for Biosketch


Vivian Lee, MD, PhD, MBA, Senior Vice President for Health Sciences, Dean, School of Medicine

Department of Human Genetics

Lynn B. Jorde, PhD, Chair
Mario R. Capecchi, PhD, Nobel Laureate
Mark F. Leppert, PhD, Distinguished Professor

Department of Pediatrics

Edward B. Clark, MD, Chair

Division of Medical Genetics

Bonnie Jeanne Baty, MS, CGC, LCGC, UUGPGC Genetic Counselor, Program Director*
David H. Viskochil, MD, PhD, Clnical Geneticist, Medical Director*
John C. Carey, MD, MPH, Clinical Geneticist*
Karin M. Dent, MS, LCGC, Genetic Counselor*
Sharon Ernst, MPH, RD, CD, Metabolic Dietitian*
Marcia Feldkamp, PhD, PA, Epidemiologist*
Nicola Longo, MD, PhD, Clinical & Biochemical Geneticist, Div. Chief*
Diane S. Meyer, BS, Program Manager
John M. Opitz, MD, Clinical Geneticist
Janice C. Palumbos, MS, LCGC, Genetic Counselor*
Alan F. Rope, MD, Clinical Geneticist*
Sarah South, PhD, Director, Cytogenetics and Microarray Labs*
David Stevenson, MD, Clinical Geneticist*
Ashley Warnock, MD, Clinical Geneticist and Biochemical Geneticist* 

Division of General Pediatrics

Jeffrey R. Botkin, MD, MPH, Medical Ethicist, Associate VP for Research Integrity

Division of Pediatric Cardiology

Steven B. Bleyl, MD, PhD, Clinical Geneticist
Lindsay Meyers, MS, LCGC, Genetic Counselor*

Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology

C. Matthew Peterson, MD, Chair

Division of Maternal & Fetal Medicine

Janice Byrne, MD, Clinical Geneticist, Maternal & Fetal Medicine*
Amber Mathiesen, MS, LCGC, Genetic Counselor*
Janice Rinsky, MS, LCGC, Genetic Counselor*

Department of Radiology

Jamie McDonald, MS, LCGC, Genetic Counselor

Huntsman Cancer Institute

Mary C. Beckerle, PhD, Chief Executive Office and Director
Therese Tuohy, PhD, MS, Genetic Counselor, Research Associate*

Family Cancer Assessment Clinic

Randall W. Burt, MD, Medical Director and Gastroenterologist
Saundra S. Buys, MD, Medical Director and Oncologist
Marjan Champine, MS, LCGC, Genetic Counselor*
Amanda Gammon, MS, LCGC, Genetic Counselor*
Kory Jasperson, MS, LCGC, Genetic Counselor*
Wendy Kohlmann, MS, LCGC, Genetic Counselor*
Sancy Leachman, MD, Oncologist
Jewel Samadder, MD, Gastroenterologist
Joshua Schiffman, MD, Medical Director and Pediatric Oncologist
Moran Eye Center

Briana Sawyer, MS, LCGC, Genetic Counselor*

ARUP Laboratories

Elaine Lyon, PhD, Molecular Geneticist
Erin Baldwin, MS. LCGC, Genetic Counselor* 
Danielle LaGrave, MS, LCGC, Genetic Counselor
Zoe Lewis, MS, LCGC, Genetic Counselor
Christine Miller, MS, LCGC, Genetic Counselor*
Amanda Openshaw, MS. LCGC, Genetic Counselor*
Marzia Pasquali, PhD, Biochemical Geneticist*

College of Nursing

Mary Beckerle, PhD, Chief Executive Officer and Director
Lee Ellington, PhD, Clinical Psychologist
Erin Rothwell, PhD, Recreational Therapist*

Other Participating Institutions

Intermountain Medical Center (IMC) , Reproductive Genetics

Brent Hafen, MS, LCGC, Genetic Counselor
Nancy C. Rose, MD, Clinical Geneticist, Maternal & Fetal Medicine, Director*
Kathryn Charnyk, MS, LCGC, Genetic Counselor*

Utah State Department of Health

 Kimberly Hart, MS, LCGC, Genetic Counselor*

Pregnancy Riskline

Julia Robertson, Program Director
Marsha Leen-Mitchell, BS, Health Educator*

Myriad Genetics Laboratories, Inc.

Shraddha Goankar, MS, LCGC, Genetic Counselor*
Praveen Kaushik, MS, LGC, Genetic Counselor
Michelle Landon, MS, LCGC, Genetic Counselor
Heidi McCoy, MS, Genetic Counselor
Willonie Mendonca, MS, LCGC, Genetic Counselor*
Eric Rosenthal, MS, PhD, LCGC, Genetic Counselor*
Jennifer Saam, MS, LGC, Genetic Counselor
Jean Schaller, MS, LCGC, Genetic Counselor
Cindy Hoyle Solomon, MS, LCGC, Genetic Counselor
Brian Strike, MS, LGC, Genetic Counselor

Lineagen, Inc.

Rena Vanzo, MS, LCGC, Lead Genetic Counselor*
Megan Martin, MS, LCGC, Genetic Counselor
Mallory Sdano, MS, LCG, Genetic Counselor

VHA Genomic Medicine Service, Department of Veterans Affairs

Vickie Venne, MS, LCGC, Senior Genetic Counselor
Katherine (Katie) Dunn, MS, LCGC, Genetic Counselor*
Rebecca (Becki) Hulinsky, MS, LCGC, Genetic Counselor
Renee Rider, MS, LCGC, Genetic Counselor