Department Faculty

Noelle DanylchukNoelle R. Danylchuk, M.S., L.C.G.C.
Chair and Assistant Professor

  • B.A., Miami University (OH), 1994: M.S., University of Texas Health Science Center, 1997; Diplomate, American Board of Genetic Counseling.
  • Research and Teaching Interests: ethics, psychosocial issues, clinical supervision, telemedicine, distance learning.

Tiffany Lepard-TassinTiffany Lepard, M.S., C.G.C.
Assistant Program Director and Assistant Professor

  • B.S., Humboldt State University in California, 2006; M.S., University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, 2009.
  • Research and Teaching Interests: service learning, interprofessional learning, and pediatric genetic counseling.

Lori Williamson Dean

Lori Williamson Dean, M.S., C.G.C.
Assistant Professor

  • M.S., Genetic Counseling University of Michigan; B.A., University of Missouri-Columbia; Diplomate, American Board of Genetic Counseling.
  • Research and Teaching Interests: Use of complementary and alternative medicine for genetic conditions, rural health, public health, psychosocial issues, clinical supervision.

Dr. Bradley SchaeferG. Bradley Schaefer, M.D.
Professor and Program Medical Director

  • M.D., University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, 1982; B.S., University of Oklahoma, 1978; Fellowship-Pediatric/Clinical Genetics, Endocrinology and Metabolism, OUHSC; Diplomate, American Board of Medical Genetics, 1993.
  • Research and Teaching Interests: interdisciplinary genetic education, neurogenetics, genetics of autism, hereditary hearing loss, congenital craniofacial defects.

Elizabeth SellarsElizabeth A. Sellars, M.D.
Associate Professor and Assistant Program Director

  • M.D., University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, 2007; B.S., Davidson College, 2002; Pediatrics and Clinical Genetics at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center; Diplomate American Board of Medical Genetics 2013.
  • Research and Teaching Interests: Disorders/Differences in Sexual Differentiation, Neurofibromatosis, Genetic Education

Alexandrea WadleyAlexandrea Wadley, MMSc, CGC
Assistant Professor

  • BA, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Hendrix College, 2010; MMSc, Human Genetics & Genetic Counseling, Emory University School of Medicine, 2014
    Diplomate American Board of Genetic Counseling
  • Research and Teaching Interests: Genetics education, cancer genetics, exploring access to and improving genetic counseling services, patient consent and disclosure of genetic test results, and psychosocial issues

Additional/Adjunct Faculty

  • Shannon N. Barringer, M.S., CGC
  • Erin Beaver, M.S., CGC
  • Sue Ann Berend, Ph.D., FACMG
  • Alise Blake, M.S., CGC
  • Katherine A Bosanko, M.S., CGC
  • Jamiri Brown, M.S., CGC
  • Thomas A. Burrow, M.D., FACMG
  • Jennifer Campbell, M.S., CGC
  • Chris Ciliberto, M.S., CGC
  • Elizabeth Cleveland, Ph.D., CCC-SLP
  • Jordan Foster, M.S., CGC
  • Jennifer Gannon, M.D., FAAP, FACMG
  • Sarah Green, M.S., CGC
  • Aixa Gonzalez-Garcia, M.D., FAAP
  • Laura Hays, PhD., APRN
  • Margo Herman, DPT
  • Kelly E. Jackson, M.S., CGC
  • Jing Jin, M.S.
  • Julie Kaylor, M.S., CGC
  • Jill Kelsay, M.S., CGC
  • Hyelim Kim, M.S., CGC
  • Peggy Kulch, M.S., CGC
  • Laura Duque Lasio, M.S., FACMG
  • Hallie Lyninger, M.S., CGC
  • Sarah Madore, M.S., CGC
  • Anna McWoods, M.S.
  • Chelsea Menke, M.S., CGC
  • Skye Miner, Ph.D.
  • Derek Neilson, M.D., FACMG
  • Smita Rao, M.S., CGC
  • Jessica Ray, M.S., CGC
  • Raven Schilberg, M.S.
  • Carson Smith, M.S.
  • Anna Strang, M.S., CGC
  • Brayden West, M.S., CGC


Sheena JoynerSheena Joyner
Executive Assistant II