Robert Steiner, M.D., FACMG, a professor in the department of pediatrics has been elected to the Board of Directors of the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ACMG).
In this role, Dr. Steiner will have responsibility in the general direction and conduct of the affairs of the college, including its growth and development. He will also foster and establish publications relating to the practice of medical genetics.
Dr. Steiner is a clinician in the field of medical genetics, with specific interests in inherited metabolic diseases, metabolic bone diseases, and newborn screening. His primary focus of research is on Smith-Lemli-Opitz Syndrome (SLOS), Osteogenesis Imperfecta, and Lysosomal Storage Diseases. He currently serves as an editorial board member of the Journal of Inherited Metabolic Disease and is presently the Deputy Editor for Genetics in Medicine.
The American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ACMG) is an organization composed of biochemical, clinical, cytogenetic, medical and molecular geneticists, genetic counselors and other health care professionals committed to the practice of medical genetics.