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

Genetic Counseling Graduate Program Faculty

Name Title Location
Christine Bergeon-Burns, MS* Genetic Counselor, Advisory Committee Spectrum Health
Julie Berger, MS* Genetic Counselor, Clinical Internship Coordinator Beaumont Children's Hospital, Pediatric Neurology
David Carr, MD, MGP Medical Director, Laboratory Genetics and Molecular Pathology Division DMC University Laboratories
Michelle Cichon, MS* Genetic Counselor, Program Manager, Course Director Center for Molecular Medicine and Genetics Wayne State University
Mitchell Cunningham, MS* Genetic Counselor, Admissions Committee Member, DEIJ Task Force, Research Mentor Mercy Hospital, St. Louis, MO
Debra Duquette, MS* Genetic Counselor, Instructor, Advisory Committee Michigan Department of Health and Human Services
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
Alexis Gallant, MS* Genetic Counselor, Clinical Internship Coordinator Corewell Health East-Royal Oak Cancer Genetics
Lawrence Grossman, PhD Molecular Biologist, Course Director, Chair  Center for Molecular Medicine and Genetics, Wayne State University
Anne Heuerman, MS* Genetic Counselor, Clinical Internship Coordinator Corewell Health East-Reproductive Genetics
Melissa Hicks, MS* Laboratory Genetic Counselor, Course Director Detroit Medical Center Laboratories
Allison Jay, MD* Clinical Geneticist, Clinical Internship Coordinator St. John Providence
Kelly Keener, 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
Mark Manning, PhD* Co-Course Director, Research Project Seminar, Research Mentor Wayne State University Department of Oncology; Karmanos Cancer Institute
Kathleen Moore, PhD Clinical Psychologist Wayne State University
Timothy Moss, MD Clinical Geneticist, Advisory Committee Corewell Health-West
Sarah Muir, MS* Genetic Counselor, Clinical Internship Coordinator Windsor Regional Hospital
Mary Nyhuis, MS* Genetic Counselor, Clinical Internship Coordinator, Advisory Committee Henry Ford Health System
Kara Pappas, MD* Pediatric and Biochemical Geneticist, Course Director MGG 7800 CMMG Voluntary Faculty
Nancie Petrucelli, MS* Genetic Counselor, Coordinator, Cancer Genetic Clinic, Course Director, Advisory Committee Karmanos Cancer Institute  
Tyler Prince, MS* Genetic Counselor, Clinic Coordinator Trinity Health Oakland
Kristen Purrington, PhD Epidemiologist-Public Health, Advisory Committee Department of Oncology, Wayne State University
Marguerity (Paula) Pietryga, MS* Genetic Counselor, Clinical Coordinator, Lab Internship Instructor Corewell Health West-Biochemical Genetics
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
Brandon Shaw, PhD* Lab Director, Coordinator Cytogenetics Lab Internship Henry Ford Health System
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 Instructor, Admissions Committee Member GeneDx
Julie Zenger-Hain, PhD* Medical Geneticist, Cytogeneticist, Director, Cytogenetics Department Corewell Health East-Dearborn
Lidong Zhai, PhD Biochemical Geneticist, Clinical Coordinator Detroit Medical Center Laboratories- Biochemical Genetics Lab

*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