Acknowledgements and References

We are fortunate to have various experts that have contributed information to this website to educate and support individuals and their family members who may want to learn more about genetic diseases. Please see below for a list of our contributors and references.

Contributors

  • Amanda Bergner, MS, CGC
    Certified Genetic Counselor
    Product Manager, Ambry Genetics
  • Caleb Remington
    Lead Software Developer, Ambry Genetics
  • Charles Dunlop
    CEO, Ambry Genetics
  • Christy Moore, MS, CGC
    Certified Genetic Counselor
    Product Manager, Ambry Genetics
  • Deepti Babu, MS, CGC
    Certified Genetic Counselor
    Clinical Content Editor, Ambry Genetics
  • Gretchen Enright
    Director of Compliance, Ambry Genetics
  • Humberto Huerta
    Director of Marketing, Ambry Genetics
  • Jackie Connor
    Marketing Clinical Coordinator, Ambry Genetics
  • Jamie L'Heureux, MS, CGC
    Certified Genetic Counselor
    Progeny Genetics
  • Jessica Burgess
    Senior Graphic Designer, Ambry Genetics
  • Joe Bartfay
    Senior Software Engineer, Ambry Genetics
  • Kelly D.F. Hagman, MS, CGC
    Certified Genetic Counselor
    Managing Director of Clinical Genomics, Ambry Genetics
  • Laura Panos, MS, CGC
    Certified Genetic Counselor
    Director of Genetic Specialists, Ambry Genetics
  • Layla Shahmirzadi, MS, CGC
    Certified Genetic Counselor
    Product Manager, Ambry Genetics
  • Melissa Dempsey, MS, CGC
    Certified Genetic Counselor
    Manager, General Genetics Product Lines,  Ambry Genetics
  • Melissa Yoon
    General Counsel, Ambry Genetics
  • Michael Brammer
    CEO, Progeny Genetics
  • Michael Squier
    Creative Director, Ambry Genetics
  • Sean Orfila
    Software Engineer, Ambry Genetics
  • Ted Hanik
    Post Production Supervisor, Ambry Genetics

References

National Society of Genetic Counselors (http://www.nsgc.org)

Canadian Association of Genetic Counsellors (http://www.cagc-accg.ca)

Education: Medical Genetics. The American Society of Human Genetics. Available at http://www.ashg.org/education/medical_genetics.shtml.

Christianson A, et al.  March of Dimes Global Report on Birth Defects.  March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation.  White Plains, New York. 2006.

CDC- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (http://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/genetics)

Correa A, et al. Metropolitan Atlanta Congenital Defects Program: 40th anniversary edition surveillance report. Reporting birth defects surveillance data 1968-2003. Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol. 2007;79:65--186.

Global Genes (https://globalgenes.org/who-we-are-2/)

World Health Organization. The World Health Report 2001 - Mental Health: New Understanding, New Hope. 2001.

Know the Basics:

Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act. Your GINA Resource. 2015 Available at http://ginahelp.org

Family History

Progeny

Genetic Alliance: http://www.geneticalliance.org/