Assistant Director, University of Iowa - Iowa Institute for Human GeneticsBiography
Colleen Campbell, PhD, MS, CGC is the Assistant Director of the Iowa Institute of Human Genetics and an Associate in the Department of Otolaryngology at the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine. Dr. Campbell received her M.S. in human genetics at Sarah Lawrence College. She is an American Board of Genetic Counseling board certified genetic counselor. Dr. Campbell received her PhD in human genetics at the University of Iowa in 2012 and completed her post-doctoral training in Otolaryngology at the University of Iowa. In 2012 she co-founded the Iowa Institute of Human Genetics, which is responsible for implementing personalized genomic medicine in the state of Iowa. Dr. Campbell oversees the Iowa Institute of Human Genetics clinical exome sequencing test and is the Director of the Iowa Institute of Human Genetics Education Division. Her interests include implementation of exome and genomic testing in the clinical setting, including patient choice of secondary findings. Dr. Campbell is also interested promoting genetic counseling within the state and is the current chair of the NSGC Personalized Medicine Special Interest Group Whole Genome/Whole Exome Sequencing Workgroup, and the incoming Committee Vice Chair for 2015 of the National Society of Genetic Counselors Access Committee.