Merrihew, Allie

Clinical Genetic Counselor

Merrihew, Allie

Allie joined Greenwood Genetic Center in 2021. She received her B.S. degree in Biological Sciences from University of Maryland, College Park in 2013 and her M.S. degree in Genetic Counseling from the University of South Carolina School of Medicine in 2021. Allie works in the Greenwood office providing genetic counseling to pediatric and adult patients in the general genetics clinic and cancer genetic counseling in the oncology clinic. Allie is a member of the National Society of Genetic Counselors and is a member of the Neurogenetics and Research Special Interest Group (SIG).

Contact Information

Office (864) 388-1046
Fax (864) 941-8114


  • B.S., Biological Sciences, University of Maryland, College Park, 2013
  • M.S., Genetic Counseling, University of SC School of Medicine, 2021

Meet Ella

We will remember February 26th for the rest of our lives. On that day, we received the call from the Greenwood Genetic Center that they had discovered our daughter, Ella Marie, has Kleefstra syndrome. Very early on, my wife, Kelly, observed Ella being delayed in some of her milestones. Kelly monitored Ella’s progression and sought out testing in an effort to get Ella some assistance. Along the way, we were sent to GGC and met with LEARN MORE

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