Alexandrea (Alex) Wadley, MMSc

Center for Interdisciplinary Learning and Leadership
OU Children's Physicians Genetics
OUCPD, 12100
Oklahoma City, OK 73104
 
Phone: 405-271-8685
Email: [email protected]
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Last Updated: September 17, 2018

 

Discipline Coordinators: Genetics
 
Discipline(s): Genetics/Genetic Counseling
 
AUCD Council Membership: No Council Membership
 
Research: Pediatric genetics, with interest in inherited cardiomyopathies and arrhythmias
Exploring the impact a diagnosis makes on not only the individual but also the family
Education: Emory University: Masters of Medical Science (MMSc) in Human Genetics and Genetic Counseling
Hendrix College: Bachelor of Arts in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Service: Expanding genetics to multi-disciplines including cardiology, neurology, and ophthalmology

Vita/Bio

Alex is a licensed certified genetic counselor at the University of Oklahoma Health Science Center. She obtained her Masters in Human Genetics and Genetic Counseling for Emory University School of Medicine in 2014. From 2014-2017 she was a full time clinical genetic counselor at OU, seeing patients in a variety of specialty clinics including pediatric genetics, cancer, bleeding disorders, ophthalmology, and the Muscular Dystrophy Association. In December 2017 she accepted the position as Assistant Director of the Masters of Science in Genetic Counseling program at OU. She currently works as a clinical assistant professor in the department of pediatrics, teaching and supervising genetic counseling students.

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