Wayne State University School of Medicine
Genetic Counseling Graduate Program Faculty

Ronald Bachman, MD* Clinical Geneticist California State University Stanislaus, and Oakland Kaiser Permanente
Allison Bannick, MS, BSN, RN, CPNP Nurse Practitioner Children’s Hospital of Michigan
Jennifer Barrick Fulbright, MS* Genetic Counselor Beaumont Hospital
Erawati Bawle, MD*
Clinical Geneticist Retired, but active with program
Elizabeth Cameron, MS* Genetic Counselor Henry Ford Hospital
Erin Carmany, MS* Associate Program Director, Genetic Counseling Program Center for Molecular Medicine and Genetics
Rashmi Chikarmane, MS* Genetic Counselor Children’s Hospital of Michigan
Michelle Cichon, MS* Genetic Counselor
Program Manager
Course Director
Center for Molecular Medicine and Genetics Wayne State University
Robert Conway, MD* Clinical and Biochemical Geneticist Division of Genetic and Metabolic Disorders, Children’s Hospital of Michigan
Michele Cote, PhD Epidemiologist Karmanos Cancer Institute
Amy Decker, MS*   Genetic Counselor GeneDx, Inc.
Heidi Dreyfuss, MS* Genetic Counselor Beaumont Hospital
Debra Duquette, MS* Genetic Counselor Michigan Department of Community Health
Salah A.P. Ebrahim, MD* Cytogeneticist University Laboratories Wayne State University
Lynnette Essenmacher, MPH
Instructor, Statistical Methods
Detroit Medical Center, Family Medicine
Gerald L. Feldman, MD, PhD* Clinical Geneticist, Biochemical/Molecular Geneticist
Director, Clinical Genetics Services, Medical Director Genetic Counseling Graduate Program
Children’s Hospital of Michigan/University Laboratories Wayne State University
Leigh Anne Flore, MD*
Clinical Geneticist Division of Genetic and Metabolic Disorders, Children’s Hospital of Michigan
Lawrence Grossman, PhD Molecular Biologist
Director, Center for Molecular Medicine & Genetics
Wayne State University
Cheryl Harper, MS* Genetic Counselor/Coordinator Beaumont Hospital
Cheryl Hess, MS* Genetic Counselor Detroit Medical Center University Labatories
Melissa Hicks, MS*
Genetic Counselor Children’s Hospital of Michigan
John Kamholz, MD, PhD Neurologist Harper Hospital Wayne State University
Gregory Kapatos, PhD Molecular Biologist, Graduate Officer, PhD Program in Molecular Medicine and Genetics Wayne State University, Center for Molecular Medicine and Genetics
Kelly Kennelly, MS* Genetic Counselor St. Joseph Mercy Oakland Hospital
Dawn Misra, PhD
 Epidemiologist
Family Medicine
Vinod Misra, MD, PhD Clinical Geneticist Division of Genetics and Metabolism, Children’s Hospital of Michigan
Anwar N. Mohamed, MD* Cytogeneticist
Technical Director,
Clinical Cytogenetics
Laboratory
University Laboratories Wayne State University
Kristin Monaghan, PhD* Molecular Geneticist
Medical Geneticist
GeneDx, Inc.
Kathleen Moore, PhD Clinical Psychologist Wayne State University
Fatimah Nahhas, PhD* Molecular Geneticist, Technical Director, Molecular Genetics Diagnostic Laboratory Detroit Medical Center University Laboratories
Tressa Orthmeyer, MS* Genetic Counselor
Course Director
Wayne State University. Center for Molecular Medicine and Genetics
Nancie Petrucelli, MS* Genetic Counselor
Coordinator, Cancer Genetic Clinic, Course Director
Karmanos Cancer Institute  
Kristen Pierce Rauch, MS* Genetic Counselor Hutzel Hospital, Reproductive Genetics
Jacquelyn R. Roberson, MD*
Clinical Geneticist Division Head, Genetics
Henry Ford Hospital
Kelly Beaudry-Rodgers, MS* Genetic Counselor Beaumont Hospital
Peggy W. Rush, MS* Genetic Counselor, Coordinator, Metabolic Clinic Children’s Hospital of Michigan
Alicia Salkowski, MS Genetic Counselor/
Research Assistant
Karmanos Cancer Institute Wayne State University
Sujatha Sastry, MS* Genetic Counselor Children’s Hospital of Michigan
Rick Severson, PhD
Epidemiologist
Family Medicine
Michael Simon, MD, MPH Oncologist
Director, Cancer Genetic Counseling Service
Karmanos Cancer Institute Wayne State University
David Stockton, MD* Clinical Geneticist Children’s Hospital of Michigan,Wayne State University
Rifky Tktach, PhD
Researcher
Karmanos Cancer Institute
Angela Trepanier, MS* Genetic Counselor
Director, Genetic Counseling Graduate Program
Wayne State University
Erin Wakeling, PhD Technical Director, Molecular Genetics Laboratory Detroit Medical Center University Laboratories
Alyssa Wright, MS*
Genetic Counselor
Oakwood Hospital
Carin L. Yates, MS* Genetic Counselor Henry Ford Hospital
James Zdrodowski, MS*
Genetic Counselor
Children's Hospital of Michigan
Julie Zenger-Hain, PhD* Medical Geneticist, Cytogeneticist
Director, Cytogenetics Department
Oakwood Hospital
Lidong Zhai, PhD Biochemical Geneticist Detroit Medical Center Laboratories- Biochemical Genetics Lab

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

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