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
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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