Our Faculty & Staff

Greenwood Genetic Center is proud to have over 180 of the most dedicated professionals a part of our team, each with individualized expertise to provide a well-rounded staff of experts passionate about enriching the lives of people affected by genetic disorders.


Lori Bassett, MS, CGC

Head of Office of Communications

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Kevin Farren

Director of Data Integration and Management

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Dawn Puderbaugh Hodges

Administrator

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Boo Ramage

Special Assistant to the Director

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Janet Still

Human Resources Manager

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Debbie Bealer, RN

Genetic Service Coordinator

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Sara Cathey, MD

Assistant Clinical Geneticist

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Ken Holden, MD

Senior Clinical Research Neurologist

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Michael Lyons, MD

Associate Clinical Geneticist; Director of Clinical Services

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Richard Schroer, MD

Senior Clinical Geneticist

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Melinda Whetsell, MS, RD, LD

Metabolic Dietitian

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Jon Bos, PsyD, MSCP, ABPdN

Pediatric Neuropsychologist

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Katie Clarkson, MD

Senior Clinical Geneticist

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Ken Corning, MS, CGC

Clinical Genetic Counselor

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Amy Dobson, MS, CGC

Clinical Genetic Counselor/Genetic Service Coordinator

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Mitzi Grappone, MS, RD, LD

Metabolic Dietitian

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Angie Lichty, MS, CGC

Clinical Genetic Counselor

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EJ Prijoles, MD

Assistant Clinical Geneticist

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Shannon Bell

Genetic Service Coordinator

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Katy Drazba, MPA, MS, CGC

Clinical Genetic Counselor

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Jennifer Lynch, MPA

Genetic Service Cordinator

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Allison Bellomo, MS, CGC

Clinical Genetic Counselor

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Monica Bready

Clinic Coordinator

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Carrie Buchanan, MD

Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrician

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Jessica Davis, MS, CGC

Genetic Counselor

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David Everman, MD

Associate Clinical Geneticist; Director, Medical Genetics and Genomics Residency Program

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Curtis Rogers, MD

Senior Clinical Geneticist

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Julia Russo, MS, CGC

Clinical Genetic Counselor

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Brooke Smith, MS, CGC

Clinical Genetic Counselor

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Jennifer L. Stallworth, MS, CGC

Program Manager

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Elliot Stolerman, MD

Assistant Clinical Geneticist

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Winn Surka, MS, CGC

Clinical Genetic Counselor

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Jessica Worthington

Genetic Service Coordinator

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Fran Annese, LMSW

Genetics Clinic Manager

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Neena Champaigne, MD

Assistant Clinical Geneticist; Director Metabolic Treatment Program

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Wesley Patterson, MSPA, PA-C

Physician Assistant

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Steve Skinner, MD

Director

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Amie Thompson, RD, LD

Metabolic Dietitian

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Hannah Warren, MS, CGC

Clinical Genetic Counselor

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Kameryn Butler, PhD

Fellow - Laboratory Genetics and Genomics

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Robin Fletcher, MS, CGC

Laboratory Genetic Counselor

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Mike Friez, PhD

Director - Diagnostic Laboratories

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Jennifer Gass, PhD

Fellow - Laboratory Genetics and Genomics

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Kellie King Walden, MS, CGC

Laboratory Representative and Counselor

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Rahul Deshpande, PhD

Mass Spectrometry Specialist

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Laura Pollard, PhD

Associate Director, Biochemical Genetics Laboratory; Director, Laboratory Training Program

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Tim Wood, PhD

Director – Biochemical Genetics Laboratory

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Barbara DuPont, PhD

Senior Director, Cytogenetics Laboratory

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Timothy Fee, PhD

Staff Scientist

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Fatima Abidi, PhD

Assistant Director, Molecular Diagnostic Laboratory

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Vahid Bahrambeigi, MS

Clinical Molecular Specialist

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Julie Jones, PhD

Clinical Genomic Sequencing Program Director

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Katharine Kubiak, MS

Bioinformatics Specialist

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Jennifer A. Lee, PhD

Lead Director - Molecular Diagnostic Laboratory

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Ray Louie, PhD

Assistant Director, Molecular Diagnostic Laboratory

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Stephen McGee, MS

Bioinformatics Specialist

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Srikrishna Narava, MS

Bioinformatics Specialist

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Xuemei Shi, MD, PhD

Clinical Molecular Specialist

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Luigi Boccuto, MD

Assistant Research Scientist

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Heather Davis, RN

Clinical Research Nurse

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Jane Dean, RN

Coordinator, SC Birth Defects Prevention Program

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Rini Pauly, MS

Bioinformatics Specialist

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Charles E. Schwartz, PhD

Director of Molecular Studies

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Anand Srivastava, PhD

Associate Director - Center for Molecular Studies

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Roger Stevenson, MD

Senior Clinical Geneticist

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Hannah Crawford

Genetics Instructor

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Hannah Daniel

Genetics Instructor

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Dillon Gary

Genetics Instructor

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Brooke Scott

Genetics Instructor

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Leta Tribble, PhD

Director of Education

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Meet Reggie Roper

Meet Reggie Roper

Reggie has been part of the GGC family for over 18 years. He has short stature, webbing of his hands, pulmonary stenosis, seizures and hydrocephalus along with developmental delay. He carried an initial diagnosis of cardiofaciocutaneous (CFC) syndrome; however, as genetic testing advanced, GGC made the diagnosis of Noonan-like syndrome with loose anagen hair by identifying a mutation in the SHOC2 gene. He is also an active participant in the Greenwood Community Theatre's Penguin Project. "GGC is...

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