Genetic Counseling Program

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Faculty Administrative Position

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    Jessica Denton, Assistant Director 2018 -

    Jessica Denton, MS, CGC, is an assistant professor for the University of Alabama at Birmingham Genetic Counseling Master’s Program and the assistant director for the UAB Genetic Counseling Program. She is actively engaged in teaching and clinical rotation coordination for the genetic counseling program. Ms. Denton also provides clinical genetic counseling services for the UAB Cancer Genetics Clinic. Previously, Ms. Denton worked at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia as a genetic counselor for ...

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    Patricia Page, Program Director 2017 -

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    R. Lynn Holt, Program Director 2019 -

  • Faculty Position

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    Ashley Cannon, Assistant Professor (P) 2020 -

    Ashley Cannon, PhD, MS, CGC is an Assistant Professor at UAB in the Department of Genetics. She is a neuroscientist and certified genetic counselor. Her previous research experience at Mayo Clinic Florida encompassed molecular genetics, neuropathology, and mouse modeling of neurodegenerative diseases. This research exposed her to the significance of genetic counseling for individuals and families affected by genetic conditions and motivated her to become trained as a genetic counselor. She recei...

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    Dana Goodloe, Instructor (P) 2014 -

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    Fallon Brewer, Instructor (P) 2011 -

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    Jessica Denton, Assistant Professor (P) 2015 -

    Jessica Denton, MS, CGC, is an assistant professor for the University of Alabama at Birmingham Genetic Counseling Master’s Program and the assistant director for the UAB Genetic Counseling Program. She is actively engaged in teaching and clinical rotation coordination for the genetic counseling program. Ms. Denton also provides clinical genetic counseling services for the UAB Cancer Genetics Clinic. Previously, Ms. Denton worked at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia as a genetic counselor for ...

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    Meagan Nelson, Instructor (P) 2013 -

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    Patricia Page, Assistant Professor (P) 2017 -

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    R. Lynn Holt, Assistant Professor (P) 2019 -

  • Non-faculty Academic Position

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    Elizabeth Otwell, Credentialed Course Instructor 2019 -

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