Walden, Kellie King

Director of Diagnostic Development

Walden, Kellie King

Kellie joined the Greenwood Genetic Center in 2010 as a laboratory genetic counselor for GGC's Diagnostic Laboratories. In 2019, she assumed the position of Director of Diagnostic Development overseeing areas of growth for the labs including new test offerings and industry contracts. She also continues to be involved in marketing activities for the Diagnostic Lab. Kellie is a member of the National Society of Genetic Counselors.

Contact Information

Office: (864) 388-1053
kwalden@ggc.org

Education

  • B.S., Chemistry, Furman University, 2007
  • M.S., Genetic Counseling, University of South Carolina School of Medicine, 2009
  • Board Certification, American Board of Genetic Counseling, 2010
Lucy's Story

Lucy's Story

When our daughter Lucy had a metabolic crisis at 7 days old, we were shocked and devastated to find out that she was born with a rare genetic disorder (MSUD). Her newborn screening results did not make it back in time to prevent the crisis, and no one at our local hospital was familiar with the disease. They did not know how to treat her. Calls were made to Greenwood Genetic Center to confirm her diagnosis...

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