Walden, Kellie King

Laboratory Representative and Counselor

Walden, Kellie King

Kellie joined the Greenwood Genetic Center in 2010 from the Medical College of Georgia where she was a prenatal genetic counselor. She is a graduate of the University of South Carolina’s Genetic Counseling Program. Kellie is the laboratory representative and counselor for GGC’s Diagnostic Laboratories. She also represents GGC at regional and national meetings and develops materials to promote the activities of the Center. Kellie is a member of the National Society of Genetic Counselors.

Contact Information

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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