Genetics

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
410-706-4713/appointments
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/appointments
410-328-3335/academic office


Photo of Doctor Julie D Kaplan, M.D.Julie D. Kaplan, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Clinical Genetics
Degree: University of Maryland School of Medicine
Residency: St. Louis Children's Hospital at Washington University, Pediatrics; Stanford University, Medical Genetics
Certification: The American Board of Pediatrics; Controlled Substance/Regulated Chemical Registration Certificate
800-492-5538/appointments


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
Genetics)
410-706-3480/appointments
410-706-3480/academic office


Genetic Counselors


Alison G. Mitchell, M.C., C.G.C.
Certified Genetic Counselor
410-706-5386/appointments


Megan M. SkinnerMegan M. Skinner, M.G.C.
Pediatric Genetic Counselor
410-328-3335/appointments


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
410-328-3339/appointments
ahiggs@umm.edu


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
410-328-3335/appointments

This page was last updated: July 10, 2014

         
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