|R. Lynn Holt, MS, C.G.C.
1705 University Blvd.
Birmingham, AL 35294
|Ms. Holt is the director of the CDS Departmental Courses and provides medical genetics education for the programs within the department and school. In 2007, she established the UAB Genetic Counseling program and served as the program’s first director. As the program director, she oversaw the development, implementation and successful accreditation of the program by the Accreditation Council for Genetic Counseling in 2013. Ms. Holt has extensive clinical experience in prenatal, pediatric and cancer genetics. She was in clinical practice in UAB’s Department of Genetics prior to joining the School of Health Professions.
Ms. Holt received her undergraduate Bachelor of Science degree in microbiology from North Carolina State University (1994) and her Master of Science degree in genetic counseling from the University of South Carolina (1996).