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Advisory Board

Nancy Cox, PhD
Professor of Medicine
Director, Vanderbilt Genetics Institute and the Division of Genetic Medicine in the Department of Medicine
ex officio


Martha Dudek, MS, LCGC
Senior Associate in the Department of Obstetrical and Gynecology in the Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine
Director of Obstetrical Genetic Counseling
VGCP Program Director


Laura Fairbrother, MS, LCGC1
Associate in Department of Pediatrics, Division of Medical Genetics and Genomic Medicine
Representing Pediatrics and Vanderbilt Institute for Clinical and Translational Research


Rizwan Hamid, MD, PhD2
Professor of Pediatrics
Department of Pediatrics; Division of Medical Genetics and Genomic Medicine
Director, Pediatric Genetics and Genomic Medicine
VGCP Medical Director


Gillian Hooker, PhD, ScM, LCGC2
Vice President of Clinical Development
Concert Genetics
Community Member/Consumer/Advocate


Melinda New, MD1
Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Vice Chair of Education in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Representing Obstetrics and Gynecology


Dean Donald Brady, MD
Senior Associate Dean for Health Services Education, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
Executive Vice President Educational Affairs, Vanderbilt University Medical Center
ex officio

Tuya Pal, MD1
Associate Professor of Medicine
Associate Director of Cancer Health Disparities
Representing the Vanderbilt Ingram Cancer Center


Tabby Perry, MS, LCGC2
Myriad Genetics Laboratories
Genetic Counseling Intern at Vanderbilt (2017)


Dan Roden, MDCM1
Professor of Medicine and Pharmacology Director of the Oates Institute for Experimental Therapeutics
Assistant Vice Chancellor for Personalized Medicine and Principal Investigator of BioVU
Representing Center for Precision Medicine


Donna Rosenstiel, LCSW2
Assistant Dean for Health Sciences Education, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
Consultant to Programs in Allied Health
Director for Social Work, Vanderbilt Program in Interprofessional Learning
Representing Office of Health Sciences Education


Open position 1
Community Member/Consumer/Advocate


Georgia Wiesner, MD, MS2
Professor of Medicine; Ingram Professor of Cancer Research
Director, Clinical and Translational Hereditary Cancer Program
Representing Vanderbilt Genetics Institute


1Term ends 6/30/2022

2Term ends 6/30/2020