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
One Mother's Story

One Mother's Story

After a long three-year struggle trying to have children, our son, Charlie, was born on April 18, 2009. He was our miracle...perfect in every way! When Charlie was five days old, our pediatrician called to notify us that one of the numbers from the heel prick test was a bit high. We headed to the hospital that afternoon for more tests. I will never forget the following day. It was cool and crisp - not a cloud in the sky....

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