Meet Our Team

 Medical Genetics - Faculty

Chad Haldeman-Englert, MD, FACMG 

Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Section on Medical Genetics
 
BSUniversity of the Sciences in Philadelphia1996
MDPenn State University College of Medicine2002
ResidencyPhoenix Children's Hospital/Maricopa Medical Center2002-2006
FellowshipChildren's Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania2006-2009
 
Board Certified, American Board of Internal Medicine
Board Certified, American Board of Pediatrics
Board Certified, American Board of Medical Genetics (Clinical Genetics)
 
Research Interests: Multiple congenital anomalies, microarray abnormalities, cleft palate and craniofacial differences, neurogenetics.

                

Tamison Jewett, MD, FAAP, FACMG

Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Section on Medical Genetics
Director, Clinical Services
 
BABrown University1975
MDUniversity of Arizona College of Medicine1984
ResidencyUniversity of Arizona Affiliated Hospitals1984-1987
FellowshipUniversity of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics1987-1989
 
Board Certified, American Board of Pediatrics
Board Certified, American Board of Medical Genetics (Clinical Genetics)
 
Research Interests: Connective tissue disorders, Down syndrome, prenatal exposures.

   

Patrick Koty, PhD, FACMG 

Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Section on Medical Genetics
Section Head, Department of Pediatrics, Section on Medical Genetics
Director, Molecular Genetics
Co-Director, Cytogenetics and Molecular Cytogenetics Laboratory
 
BSUniversity of Pittsburgh 
MSUniversity of Pittsburgh 
PhDUniversity of Pittsburgh 
FellowshipUniversity of Pittsburgh, Clinical Molecular Genetics, Cytogenetics 
 
Board Certified, American Board of Medical Genetics (Molecular Genetics)
Board Certified, American Board of Medical Genetics (Clinical Cytogenetics)
 
Research Interests: Breast cancer.

  

Mark J. Pettenati, PhD, FACMG  

Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Section on Medical Genetics
Associate Professor, Pathology, Surgical Sciences-Ophthalmology, Regenerative Medicine
Director, Cytogenetics and Molecular Cytogenetics Laboratory
Director, Maternal Serum Screening Program
Director, Specialty Pediatrics Laboratory
 
BSSt. Bonaventure University1978
PhDWest Virginia University1983
FellowshipIndiana University School of Medicine, Clinical Cytogenetics1983-1985
FellowshipUniversity of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, Clinical Cytogenetics (leukemia)1986
 
Board Certified, American Board of Medical Genetics (Clinical Cytogenetics)
 
Research Interests: High-resolution chromosome analysis of clinical genetic syndromes as related to gene mapping. Application of molecular cytogenetics for diagnosis in clinical genetic cases, leukemia, solid tumors and in gene mapping, ordering and rearrangement. Development and application of molecular cytogenetics for laboratory testing in forensic science.

 

Timothy Howard, PhD 

Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Section on Medical Genetics
 
BSWake Forest University
MSWake Forest School of Medicine
PhDWake Forest School of Medicine
FellowshipJohns Hopkins School of Medicine
University of Maryland, Baltimore
 
 

Research Interests: Research focused on the genetics of asthma, allergy, and vascular diseases.

 

 Medical Genetics - Genetic Counselors

Margaret (Peggy) Berry, MS, CGC
BS                   University of Pittsburgh 
MS                   University of Pittsburgh 

Board Certified, American Board of Medical Genetics (Genetic Counseling)

Megan Mortenson, MS, CGC
BS            College of William and Mary
MS            University of South Carolina

Board Certified, American Board of Medical Genetics (Genetic Counseling)

Tara Stamper, MS, CGC  
BS    Wofford University
MS        University of South Carolina

Board Certified, American Board of Medical Genetics (Genetic Counseling)

 

 Medical Genetics - Laboratory Supervisory Staff

  •  General Laboratory and Compliance Manager:  Will Stewart
  •  Cytogenetics Supervisor:  Will Stewart 
  •  Molecular Cytogenetics Supervisor:  Bethy Jackle 
  •  DNA Diagnostics Supervisor:  
  •  Maternal Serum Screening Program Supervisor:  Peggy Berry
  •  Maternal Serum Screening Lab Supervisor:  Olga Class 
  •  Specialty Lab Supervisor:  David Stafford 

 

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