Education

Graduate School
University of Texas Health Science Center GSBS, Houston, Texas, 2010

Areas of Interest

Clinical Interests

  • Huntington’s Disease
  • Hereditary dementia
  • Autism spectrum disorder
  • Cancer genetics

Research Interests

  • Mental health and well-being in genetic conditions
  • Predictive genetic testing
  • Interpretation of genetic testing
  • Unexpected genetic test results

Publications

Publication Information

  1. Peddibhotla, S., Nagamani, C., Erez, A., Hunter, J., Holder, J., Carlin, M., Bader, P., Perras, H., Allanson, J., Newman, L., Simpson, G., Immken, L., Powell, E., Mohanty, A., Kang, A., Stankiewicz, P., Bacino, C., Bi, W., Patel, A., Cheung, S.: Delineation of candidate genes responsible for structural brain abnormalities in patients with terminal deletions of chromosome 6q27. Eur J Hum Genet. 23:54–60, 2014.
  2. Zirkelbach, E., Hashmi S., Ramdaney, A., Dunnington, L., Ashfaq, M., Nugent, E.K., Wilson, K. Managing Variant Interpretation Discrepancies in Hereditary Cancer: Clinical Practice, Concerns and Desired Resources. J. Genet Couns. 4:761-769, 2018.
  3. Clifford M, Bannon S, Bednar EM, Czerwinski J, Davis J, Dunnington L, Shahrukh Hashmi S, DiNardo CD. Clinical applicability of proposed algorithm for identifying individuals at risk for hereditary hematologic malignancies. Leuk Lymphoma. 2019 Dec;60(12):3020-3027. doi: 10.1080/10428194.2019.1630618. Epub 2019 Jul 5.
  4. Clifford M, Bannon S, Bednar EM, Czerwinski J, Davis J, Dunnington L, Shahrukh Hashmi S, DiNardo CD. Clinical applicability of proposed algorithm for identifying individuals at risk for hereditary hematologic malignancies. Leuk Lymphoma. 2019 Dec;60(12):3020-3027. doi: 10.1080/10428194.2019.1630618. Epub 2019 Jul 5.

Certifications

American Board of Genetic Counseling, 2011; Re-certification 2016