Department Faculty

Noelle R. 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 Tassin, 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.

Alexandra J. Obregon-TitoAlexandra J. Obregon-Tito, PhD, MA, MSc, L.C.G.C.
Assistant Professor

  • Ph.D., Health and Human Biology, University of Oklahoma; M.S., Genetic Counseling, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center; M.A. Biomedical Anthropology, University of Oklahoma; B.Sc. Biology (Genetics, Cellular and Molecular Biology), Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos; B.Ed. Biology and Chemistry, Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos; Diplomate, American Board of Genetic Counseling.
  • Research and Teaching Interests: Molecular genetics and genomics, clinical cancer genetics, dissemination and implementation of clinical genetics in underserved populations, cultural competence, metagenomics, development of international training and research collaborations.

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.

Additional/Adjunct Faculty

Shannon N. Barringer, M.S., CGC; Sue Ann Berend, Ph.D., FACMG; Katherine A Bosanko, M.S., CGC; Thomas A. Burrow, M.D., FACMG; Carrie L. Chou, M.S., CGC; Chris Caliberto, M.S., CGC; Elizabeth A. Conover, M.S., CGC; Courtney Cook, M.S., CGC; Brina Daniels, M.S., CGC; Sara Fisher, M.S., LCGC; Sarah Green, M.S., CGC; Micah Hester, Ph.D.; Jordan Hills, M.S., CGC; Kelly E. Jackson, M.S., CGC; Julie Kaylor, M.S., CGC; Jill Kelsay, M.S., CGC; Hyelim Kim, M.S., CGC; Shobana Kubendran, M.S., CGC; Shelly Nielsen, M.S., LCGC; Smita K. Rao, M.S., LCGC; Gwendolyn M. Reiser, M.S., LCGC; James P. Selig, Ph.D.; Elizabeth A. Sellars, M.D., FACMG; Melinda E. Simonson, M.Sc., CGC; Mary Katherine Williams, M.S., CGC.