|S Lane Rutledge
|Dr. Rutledge received her undergraduate degree from Vanderbilt University and
her MD from the University of South Alabama in Mobile, Alabama. She is trained and board certified in Genetics and Biochemical Genetics, Pediatrics and Neurology with special qualification in child neurology.
She is Medical Director of the UAB Biochemical Genetics Laboratory and Director of Clinical Services in the Department of Genetics. She is an advisor to the Newborn Screening and Follow-up Program for the State of Alabama Department of Public Health.
Dr. Rutledge has been listed in the Best Doctors in America since 1994.
| Dr. Robin completed his MD degree and a pediatric residency at Albert Einstein College
of Medicine in Bronx, New York. He was a clinical fellow in the Division of Human Genetics
and Molecular Biology and the Division of Biochemical Genetics at The Children's Hospital
of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, where he also served a research fellowship in the laboratory
of Max Muenke. Dr. Robin has two primary activities within the Department of Genetics.
First, he has an active clinical genetics practice. While he sees patients for any indication,
his main interests are in clefting and craniofacial genetics, and adult genetic cardiovascular
disease, including Marfan syndrome. His other role is educator. He is the director of the
genetics residency programs, and supervises all the educational activities of the department
with respect to the University of Alabama School of Medicine (UASOM) as well as all other
UAB residency programs.
|Burce Korf, MD, Ph.D.
Wayne H. and Sara Crews Finly Chair in Medical Genetics
Professor and Chair, Department of Genetics
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Director, Heflin Center for Genomic Sciences
|Jessica Denton, MS, CGC
1705 University Blvd.
Birmingham, AL 35294
|Jessica Denton, MS, CGC, is an assistant professor for the University of Alabama at Birmingham Genetic Counseling Master’s Program. Previously, Mrs. Denton worked at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia as a genetic counselor for the JScreen program, a non-profit, at-home education and carrier screening program for Jewish genetic diseases.
Mrs. Denton graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from Rhodes College in 2010. She received her Master of Science degree in Genetic Counseling at UAB in 2013. She is a member of the National Society of Genetic Counselors and the American College of Medical Genetics. Mrs. Denton is also the Vice President of the Georgia Association of Genetic Counselors.
Courses Taught: GC 504: Prenatal Genetics, Embryology and Teratology, GC 600: Advanced Clinical Skills in Genetic Counseling, GC 602: Advanced Topics in Genetic Counseling, GC 650: Clinical Laboratory Rotation