UUGPGC Faculty and Staff

List of Program Faculty by Level

Program Leadership and Administration Support

Karin M. Dent, MS, LCGC, Program Director and Associate Professor in the Department of Pediatrics (Faculty I)

Erin Harward, MS, LCGC Assistant Program Director 

David H. Viskochil, MD, PhD, Medical Director and Professor in the Department of Pediatrics (Faculty I)

Bonnie Jeanne Baty, MS, CGC, LCGC, Emeritus Program Director and Professor Emerita in the Department of Pediatrics

Diane S. Meyer, BS, Program Manager

Stefanie Lauritzen, BS, Academic Coordinator

Clinical Program Faculty and Staff

University of Utah – College of Nursing
Erin Rothwell, PhD, Recreational Therapist (Faculty I)

University of Utah – Division of Maternal & Fetal Medicine
Janice Byrne, MD, Clinical Geneticist (Lecturer)

Amber Mathiesen, MS, LCGC, Genetic Counselor (Faculty I)
Kali Roy, MS, LCGC, Genetic Counselor (Faculty I)

University of Utah – Division of Medical Genetics and Pediatric Genetics
John C. Carey, MD, MPH, Clinical Geneticist (Faculty II)
Marcia Feldkamp, PhD, PA, Epidemiologist (Faculty II)
Nicola Longo, MD, PhD, Clinical & Biochemical Geneticist, Division Chief (Faculty I)
Janice C. Palumbos, MS, LCGC, Genetic Counselor

Audrey Rutz, MS, LCGC, Clinical Supervisor
Josue Flores, MD, Clinical Geneticist 

Primary Children’s Heart Center – Division of Pediatric Cardiology
Steven B. Bleyl, MD, Phd, Clinical Genetics
Lila Andoni, MS, LCGC, Genetic Counselor
Briana Sawyer, MS, LCGC,  Genetic Counselor (Faculty I)

University of Utah – Department of Radiology, Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia (HHT) Clinic
Jamie McDonald, MS, LCGC, Genetic Counselor

University of Utah – Department of Cardiology
Katie Swade, MS, LCGC, Genetic Counselor

University of Utah – Department of Neurology
Tara Newcomb, MS, LCGC, Genetic Counselor

University of Utah – Huntsman Cancer Institute
Saundra S. Buys, MD, Oncologist, Family Cancer Assessment Clinic Medical Director
Catheryn Koptiuch, MS, LCGC, Genetic Counselor
Wendy Kohlmann, MS, LCGC, Genetic Counselor
Priyanka Kanth, MD, Gastroenterology
Joshua Schiffman, MD, Pediatric Oncologist, High Risk Pediatric Cancer Clinic Medical Director

Luke Maese, MD, Pediatric Oncology
Whitney Espinel, MS, LCGC, Genetic Counselor
Samantha Greenberg, MS LCGC, Genetic Counselor
Kinley Garfield, MS, LCGC, Genetic Counselor

Jennie Vagher, MS, LCGC, Genetic Counselor

Intermountain Medical Center – Oncology
Brent Hafen, MS, LCGC, Genetic Counselor
Heather Wiles Bagley, MS, LCGC, Genetic Counselor

Carly Rost, MS LCGC, Genetic Counselor
Emily Bonham, MS, LCGC, Genetic Counselor
Nykole Sutherland, MS, LCGC, Genetic Counselor

Intermountain Medical Center – Reproductive Genetics
Nancy C. Rose, MD, Clinical Geneticist, Maternal & Fetal Medicine Director
Lauren Wallace, MS, LCGC, Genetic Counselor
Rachel Holman, MS, LCGC, Genetic Counselor
Lauren Eekhoff, MS, LCGC, Genetic Counselor

 Intermountain Medical Center – Adult Cardiology
Sumathi Rachamadugu, MS, LCGC, Genetic Counselor
Ivana Grbelja, MS, LCGC, Genetic Counselor

St. Mark’s Hospital – Oncology
Melanie Taylor, MS, LCGC, Genetic Counselor
Brandy Lamb, MS, LCGC, Genetic Counselor

University of Utah Department of Educational Psychology
Uma Dorn, PhD, Psychologist 

Laboratory, Industry, and Other Affiliated Program Faculty and Staff

University of Utah – ARUP University of Utah – ARUP
Hannah Anderson, MS, LCGC, Genetic Counselor
Erin Baldwin, MS, LCGC, Genetic Counselor (Faculty II)

Danielle LaGrave, MS, LCGC, Genetic Counselor
Christine Miller, MS, LCGC, Genetic Counselor (Faculty I)

Amanda Openshaw, MS LCGC, Genetic Counselor
Marzia Pasquali, PhD, Clinical Biochemical Geneticist (Faculty I)

Elena Coupal, MS, LCGC, Genetic Counselor
Patti Krautscheid, MS, LCGC, Genetic Counselor

Myriad Genetic Laboratories, Inc.
Susana San Roman, MS, LCGC, Genetic Counselor
Michelle Landon, MS, LCGC, Genetic Counselor 
Heidi McCoy Gorringe, MS, LCGC, Genetic Counselor (Lecturer)
Anthony Chen, MS, LCGC, Genetic Counselor
Eric Rosenthal, MS, PhD, LCGC, Genetic Counselor (Research Supervisor)
Jennifer Saam, MS, LCGC, Genetic Counselor
Daphne Chen, MS, LCGC, Genetic Counselor
Brian Strike, MS, LCGC, Genetic Counselor

Susan Manley, MS LCGC, Genetic Counselor

Pregnancy Risk Line 
Marsha Leen-Mitchell, BS, Health Educator (Clinical Supervisor)

Utah State Department of Health
Kimberly Hart, MS, LCGC, Genetic Counselor
Mary Rindler, MS, LCGC, Genetic Counselor