Leadership

OFFICERS
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
                                    
President
PATRICIA MIRON, PhD, FACMG
Professor of Pathology
UMass Memorial Medical Center
Quest Diagnostics
Worcester, MA, USA

LINDA BAUGHN, PhD
Co-Director of Cytogenomics Laboratory
Consultant, Department of Clinical Genomics
Associate Professor of Laboratory Medicine And Pathology

Mayo Clinic
Rochester, MN, USA

                               

President Elect
OBI L. GRIFFITH, PhD

Associate Professor of Medicine (Oncology)
Assistant Director, McDonnell Genome Institute
Washington University School of Medicine
St. Louis, MO, USA
JENNELLE HODGE, PhD, FACMG
Associate Professor of Medical and Molecular Genetics
Co-Director, Cytogenetics Laboratory
Associate Director, Molecular Genetics Diagnostic Laboratory
Indiana University School of Medicine
Indianapolis, IN, USA
                                         
Past President
YASSMINE AKKARI, PhD, FACMG
Scientific Director, Cytogenetics
Technical Director, Molecular Pathology
Manager, Genetics Laboratory Operations
Legacy Health
Portland, OR, USA 
FADY MIKHAIL, MD, PhD
Professor, Clinical Genetics
Co-Director, Clinical Cytogenetics Laboratory
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Birmingham. AL, USA
                           

Secretary
ALKA CHAUBEY, PhD, FACMG
Chief Medical Officer, Bionano Genomics
San Diego, CA, USA
RASHMI KANAGAL-SHAMANNA, MD
Associate Professor, Hematopathology
Director, Microarray Facility, Molecular Diagnostic Lab
MD Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, TX, USA
                                    

Treasurer
XINJIE XU, PhD, FACMG
Co-Director of Genomics Laboratory
Senior Associate Consultant
Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, MN, USA

TREVOR PUGH, PhD, FACMG
Canada Research Chair in Translational Genomics, Senior Scientist, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre
Director, Genomics, Ontario Institute for Cancer Research
Associate Professor, Department of Medical Biophysics, University of Toronto
Toronto, ON, Canada
             
TERESA SMOLAREK, PhD, FACMG
Associate Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics, University of Cincinnati
Director, Laboratory of Genetics and Genomics, Cincinnati Childrens Hospital Medical Center
Cincinnati, OH, USA
              
JUNIOR BOARD MEMBERS
                                
MARILENA MELAS, PhD
Steve and Cindy Rasmussen Institute for Genomic Medicine at Nationwide Children's Hospital
Columbus, OH, USA

REBECCA SMITH, PhD
Genetics Associates
Nashville, TN, USA
CONSULTING ADVISORS
               
M. ANWAR IQBAL, PhD, FACMG
Associate Professor, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Director of the Microarray CGH laboratory,
Associate Director, Cytogenetics Laboratory
University of Rochester Medical Center, NY
Rochester, NY, USA
BRYNN LEVY, MSc(Med), PhD, FACMG
Professor of Pathology & Cell Biology at CUMC
Director, Clinical Cytogenetics Laboratory
Co-Director, Division of Personalized Genomic Medicine
College of Physicians and Surgeons
Columbia University Medical Center & the New York Presbyterian Hospital
New York, NY, USA
                                        


ALAN LENNON, PhD, FACMG
Director, Clinical Cytogenetics, FISH and Microarray Services
Director, Cytogenetic Technologist Training Program
PathGroup
Nashville, TN, USA
MARILYN M. LI, MD, FACMG
Professor of Clinical Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Pennsylvania Medical School
Vice Chief of the Division of Genomic Diagnostics, Childrens Hospital of Philadelphia,
Philadelphia, PA, USA
                      
                               
STAFF
                                      

KARLA J. GAY, MPA, HMCC
Executive Director
Asheville, NC, USA