Kelly Jo HammanM.S., C.G.C.

  • Assistant Professor of Molecular and Medical Genetics, School of Medicine

Expertise

  • Genetics

Special focus on

  • Adult Genetics
  • Genetic Counseling

I see patients at

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Biography

Kelly developed a special interest in genetics during her undergraduate studies. Upon graduation, she moved to Portland and worked in a research laboratory investigating gene therapy for inborn errors of metabolism. Based on her clinical and laboratory experiences, she decided to pursue a career in genetic counseling. She has been working as a genetic counselor with the Department of Molecular Medical Genetics and the Knight Cancer Institute since 2007. In her spare time, Kelly enjoys spending time with her husband and daughter, her friends, and being outdoors. Having grown up on the East coast, she travels cross country as often as possible. She enjoys the Northwest and the outdoor activities it has to offer, particularly camping with her family.

Education

  • B.S., 2000, College of Charleston
  • M.S., 2006, Arcadia University
  • Certifications:

    • American Board of Genetic Counseling, 2009

Languages

  • English

Memberships and associations

  • National Society of Genetic Counselors