Tribble, Leta

Director of Education

Tribble, Leta

Dr. Tribble joined the GGC in 2000 and serves as the Director of Education. In this position, Dr. Tribble is involved in the development of intramural and extramural education programs and curriculum. The Division provides multiple opportunities in genetics education to various student populations including high school, undergraduate, teaching professionals, and the general public. Dr. Tribble assists in the coordination of the Center’s accredited medical residency and post-doctoral training programs.

Contact Information

Office (864) 943-4170
Fax (864) 388-1077
lmt@ggc.org

Education

  • B.S. (Biology), Presbyterian College, 1976

  • M.Ed. (Natural Science), Converse College, 1998

  • Ph.D. (Medical Genetics Education), University of South Carolina: College of Education and School of Medicine/Genetic Counseling Program, 2006

  • Adjunct Faculty, College of Nursing, Clemson University

  • Adjunct Faculty, College of Nursing, University of South Carolina
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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