Childers, Anna

Clinical Genetic Counselor

Childers, Anna

Anna joined the Greenwood Genetic Center in 2019 from Vanderbilt University Medical Center where she spent time working in the center’s pediatric and adult genetics clinic and the Prader-Willi and Angelman syndrome multidisciplinary clinics. Anna works in GGC’s Greenville office providing genetic counseling for pediatric and adult patients. She is a board certified genetic counselor and a member of the National Society of Genetic Counselors.

Contact Information

Office (864) 678-7895
Fax (864) 250-9582
achilders@ggc.org

Education

  • B.S., Biology and French, Wofford College, 2013
  • M.S., Genetic Counseling, University of South Carolina School of Medicine, 2017

Selected Publications

  • Duis, J., van Wattum, PJ., Scheimann, A., Salehi, P., Brokamp, E., Fairbrother, L., Childers, A., Shelton, AR., Bingham, NC., Shoemaker, AH., Miller, JL.: A multidisciplinary approach to the clinical management of Prader-Willi syndrome. Mol Genet Genomic Med., 2019. DOI: 10.1002/mgg3.514.
  • Doherty, K., Frazier, SB., Clark, M., Childers, A., Pruthi, S., Wenger, DA., Duis, J.: A closer look at ARSA activity in a patient with metachromatic leukodystrophy. Mol Genet Metab Rep., 2019. DOI: 10.1016/j.ymgmr.2019.100460.

 


 

 

 

 

Lucy's Story

Lucy's Story

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