The Division of Human Genetics provides comprehensive inpatient, outpatient and laboratory genetic services to patients of all ages, including a network of state-wide outreach clinics.

Services consist of:

  • Evaluation, counseling and ongoing care for patients with genetic diseases, birth defects and multiple malformation syndromes
  • State-of-the-art cytogenetic, biochemical and DNA testing

Dr. Mimi Blitzer new picMiriam G. Blitzer, Ph.D.
Professor and Chief, Division of Human Genetics
Special Interests: Inborn Errors of Metabolism; Prenatal Genetics; Professional and Public Education in Genetics
Degree: Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh
Fellowship: Tulane University School of Medicine, Clinical and Biochemical Genetics
Certification: Medical Genetics (Ph.D. Medical Genetics and Clinical Biochemical Genetics)
410-706-3480 / appointments
410-706-4065 / academic office

Photo of Doctor Elizabeth A. Streeten, M.D.Elizabeth A. Streeten, M.D.
Associate Professor of Medicine
Board Certification: Internal Medicine, Medical Genetics, Endocrinology
M.D.: Albany Medical College
Residency: Johns Hopkins Hospital, Medicine
Fellowship: NIDDK, National Institute of Health, Bethesda, MD
Areas of Special Interest: Insulin pump therapy, management of Type 2 diabetes

Shannan DeLany, M.S., C.G.C. Shannan DeLany, M.S., C.G.C.
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Certified Genetic Counselor
Director, Genetic Counseling Training Program

Special Interests: Genetics Education; Genetic Population Isolates; Cancer Genetics
Degree: Genetic Counseling - Arcadia University
Certification: Genetic Counseling
410-706-4770/academic office

Photo of Doctor Carol L. Greene, M.D.Carol L. Greene, M.D.
Professor of Pediatrics
Director, Pediatric Genetics Clinic
Co-Director, Adult Genetics Clinic
Special Interests: Clinical Genetics, Inborn Errors of Metabolism; Newborn Screening; Genetics Policy
Degree: Albert Einstein College of Medicine, NY
Residency: Children's Hospital of Los Angeles
Fellowship: Stanford University School of Medicine, Genetics
Certification: Medical Genetics (Clinical Genetics and Clinical Cytogenetics); Pediatrics
410-328-3335/academic office

Photo of Doctor Erin Thompson Strovel, Ph.D.Erin Thompson Strovel, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Special Interests: Inborn Errors of Metabolism; Newborn Screening
Degree: Ph.D., University of Maryland, Baltimore
Fellowship: National Institutes of Health, Clinical Biochemical Genetics
Certification: Medical Genetics (Clinical Biochemical
410-706-3480/academic office

Genetic Counselors

Alison G. Mitchell, M.C., C.G.C.
Certified Genetic Counselor

Megan M. SkinnerMegan M. Skinner, M.G.C.
Pediatric Genetic Counselor

Prenatal Genetic Counselors

Photo of Amanda Higgs, M.G.C. Amanda S. Higgs, M.G.C., C.G.C.
Genetic Counselor, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences

Photo of Stephanie Ashley, M.G.C. Stephanie Ashley, M.G.C.
Genetic Counselor, Division of Maternal and Fetal Medicine
Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences

Degree: M.G.C., University of Maryland School of Medicine

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