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
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