Genetic Counseling Graduate Program Leadership

Name Title Contact
Angela Trepanier, MS* Genetic Counselor, Director, Genetic Counseling Graduate Program atrepani@med.wayne.edu
Erin Carmany, MS* Associate Program Director, Genetic Counseling Program ecarmany@med.wayne.edu
Gerald L. Feldman, MD, PhD* Medical Director, Genetic Counseling Graduate Program gfeldman@med.wayne.edu

Genetic Counseling Graduate Program Faculty

Name Title Location
Ronald Bachman, MD* Clinical Geneticist California State University Stanislaus, and Oakland Kaiser Permanente
Christine Bergeon-Burns, MS* Genetic Counselor, Advisory Committee Spectrum Health
Julie Berger, MS* Genetic Counselor, Clinical Internship Coordinator Beaumont Children's Hospital, Pediatric Neurology
Veronica Bryksa, MS* Genetic Counselor, Clinical Internship Coordinator Windsor Regional Hospital
Rashmi Chikarmane, MS* Genetic Counselor, Advisory Committee GeneDx, Inc.
Michelle Cichon, MS* Genetic Counselor, Program Manager, Course Director Center for Molecular Medicine and Genetics Wayne State University
Mitchell Cunningham, MS* Genetic Counselor, Clinical Internship Coordinator Division of Genetic, Genomic and Metabolic Disorders, Children’s Hospital of Michigan
Debra Duquette, MS* Genetic Counselor, Instructor, Advisory Committee Michigan Department of Health and Human Services
Salah A.P. Ebrahim, MD* Cytogeneticist DMC University Laboratories
Susan Eggly, PhD Researcher, Behavioral Core Karmanos Cancer Institute
Russ Finley, PhD Graduate Officer, PhD Program in Molecular Medicine and Genetics, Advisory Committee Wayne State University, Center for Molecular Medicine and Genetics
Leigh Anne Flore, MD* Clinical Geneticist, Advisory Committee Division of Genetic, Genomic and Metabolic Disorders, Children’s Hospital of Michigan
Lawrence Grossman, PhD Molecular Biologist, Course Director, Chair  Center for Molecular Medicine and Genetics, Wayne State University
Theresa Hastert, PhD Course co-director, Epidemiology Wayne State University, Department of Oncology
Sommer Hayden, MS* Genetic Counselor, Clinic Coordinator St. Joseph Mercy-Ypsilanti
Cheryl Hess, MS* Genetic Counselor, Advisory Committee Concert Genomics, Inc.
Melissa Hicks, MS* Laboratory Genetic Counselor, Course Director Detroit Medical Center Laboratories
Allison Jay, MD* Clinical Geneticist, Clinical Internship Coordinator St. John Providence
Shelia Johal, MS* Clinical Internship Coordinator Cooper Genomics, Inc.
Kelly Kennelly, MS* Genetic Counselor, Clinic Coordinator, Advisory Committee Division of Genetic, Genomic and Metabolic Disorders, Children's Hospital of Michigan
Jeannie Klavanian, MS* Genetic Counselor, Advisory Committee Natera, Inc.
Karen Krajewski, MS* Genetic Counselor, Clinical Internship Coordinator, Research Coordinator, CMT Clinic Wayne State University, Department of Neurology/ Charcot Marie Tooth Disease Clinic
Emilie Lalonde, PhD* Technical Director, Molecular Genetics Laboratory DMC University Laboratories
Mark Manning, PhD* Co-Course Director, Research Project Seminar, Research Mentor Wayne State University Department of Oncology; Karmanos Cancer Institute
Mary Mobley, MS* Genetic Counselor, Clinical Internship Coordinator Spectrum Health
Kristin Monaghan, PhD* Molecular Geneticist, Medical Geneticist, Advisory Committee GeneDx, Inc.
Kathleen Moore, PhD Clinical Psychologist Wayne State University
Timothy Moss, MD Clinical Geneticist, Advisory Committee Spectrum Health
Mary Nyhuis, MS* Genetic Counselor, Clinical Internship Coordinator, Advisory Committee Henry Ford Health System
Nancie Petrucelli, MS* Genetic Counselor, Coordinator, Cancer Genetic Clinic, Course Director, Advisory Committee Karmanos Cancer Institute  
Kristen Purrington, PhD Epidemiologist-Public Health, Advisory Committee Department of Oncology, Wayne State University
Jacquelyn R. Roberson, MD* Clinical Geneticist Division Head, Genetics Henry Ford Hospital
Kelly Beaudry-Rodgers, MS* Genetic Counselor Beaumont Children's Hospital, Pediatric Neurology
Peggy W. Rush, MS* Genetic Counselor, Coordinator, Metabolic Clinic Division of Genetic, Genomic and Metabolic Disorders, Children’s Hospital of Michigan
Michael Simon, MD, MPH Oncologist, Director-Cancer Genetic Counseling Service Karmanos Cancer Institute Wayne State University
David Stockton, MD* Clinical Geneticist, Division Chief Division of Genetic, Genomic and Metabolic Disorders, Children’s Hospital of Michigan,Wayne State University
Erin Wakeling, PhD Technical Director, Molecular Genetics Laboratory, Clinical Coordinator Detroit Medical Center University Laboratories
Julie Zenger-Hain, PhD* Medical Geneticist, Cytogeneticist, Director, Cytogenetics Department Oakwood Hospital
Lidong Zhai, PhD Biochemical Geneticist, Clinical Coordinator Detroit Medical Center Laboratories- Biochemical Genetics Lab
Lia Zitano, MS* Genetic Counselor, Clinic Internship Coordinator Spectrum Health 

*Indicates certification by either the American Board of Medical Genetics or the American Board of Genetic Counseling

Contact Information

Genetic Counseling Graduate Program
Center for Molecular Medicine and Genetics
Wayne State University School of Medicine
3127 Scott Hall
540 E. Canfield Avenue
Detroit, MI 48201

Administrative Office:
(313) 577-6298
Fax: (313) 577-9137
Email: geneticcounseling@med.wayne.edu