Nilsen, Mandy

Genetic Assistant

Nilsen, Mandy

Mandy joined the Greenwood Genetic Center in 2019 from the Medical University of South Carolina where she spent time researching the neuroadaptive processes underlying alcoholism and addiction. As a genetic assistant with the Charleston office, Mandy assists the clinic by gathering pertinent medical records prior to a patient’s visit and initiating clinic evaluations, obtaining family and medical history. She also assists with follow-up tasks, such as obtaining insurance authorizations for genetic testing and preparing specimen samples for shipment to the GGC laboratory.

Contact Information

Office: (843)  746-1001
Fax: (843) 735-5097
anilsen@ggc.org

Education

  • B.S., Neuroscience, University of Michigan, 2017

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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