Our research teams are multi-disciplinary and include physicians, psychologists, molecular geneticists, genetic counselors and statisticians. We support students and trainees at every level, from college and medical students to postdoctoral trainees to visiting faculty.

Tala Berro, MS, CGC

Genetic Counselor and Project Manager

Wendi Betting

Research Assistant (part-time)
Graduate Student

Carrie Blout, MS, CGC

Director, Research Development
Senior Genetic Counselor and Project Manager

Kurt Christensen, PhD

Instructor, Medicine
Director, Econogenomics

Sheila Diamond, MS, CGC

Genetic Counselor (part-time)

Erin Drake, MA

Director, Research Operations

Romy Fawaz

Research Assistant

Robert C. Green, MD, MPH


Ally Hempel

Research Assistant

Joel Krier, MD, MMSc

Assistant Professor, Medicine

Courtney Kronenthal, PhD

Megan D. Maxwell, MS, LCGC

Genetic Counselor and Project Manager

Tiffany Nguyen

Research Assistant (part-time)
Graduate Student

Emily Sirotich

Research Trainee

Jason Vassy, MD, MPH, SM

Assistant Professor, Medicine
Director, Genomes2Veterans

Tenny Zhang

Research Trainee

Emilie Zoltick, ScD, MPH


Current Collaborators

We collaborate closely with the following researchers outside of our core G2P research team.

Pankaj Agrawal, MBBS, MMSc

Alan H. Beggs, PhD

Clara A. Chen, MHS

Scott D. Crawford

L. Adrienne Cupples, PhD

Mauricio de Castro, MD, Maj, USAF

Cubby L. Gardner, FNP-C, PhD, Maj, USAF

Ingrid Holm, MD, MPH

William J. Lane, MD, PhD

Matt Lebo, PhD, FACMG

Michael Linderman, PhD

Christine Lu, PhD

Jason Karlawish, MD

Beth Karlson, MD

Jacqueline Killian, RN, PhD, Lt Col, USAF

Kalotina Machini, PhD

Amy McGuire, JD, PhD

Richard Parad, MD, MPH

Stacey Pereria, PhD

Heidi Rehm, PhD, FACMG

J. Scott Roberts, PhD

Jordan Smoller, MD, ScD

Scott Weiss, MD, MS

Kathleen Welsh-Bohmer, PhD