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Megan  Skinner
 

Megan Skinner M.S., M.G.C.

Academic Title: Instructor
Primary Appointment: Pediatrics
Additional Title(s): Genetic Counselor
mskinner@peds.umaryland.edu
Location: 737 W. Lombard Street, 195
Phone: (410) 328-3335
Fax: (410) 328-5484

Personal History:

Megan Skinner is a genetic counselor at the University of Maryland, where her she has both clinical and academic responsibilities. Her clinical work is in a pediatric genetics clinic that serves many different genetic conditions, but focuses on metabolic disorders. Megan has an active role as lecturer and rotation supervisor for genetic counseling students as well as medical students.

Ms. Skinner has a Masters in Genetic Counseling from University of Maryland Medical School, a Masters of Science in Genetics from University of Maryland Graduate School, and a Bachelor of Science in Biology from Colorado State University.

Clinical Speciality:

Pediatric genetics, Inborn Errors of Metabolism

Publications:

Meekins J, Butler M, Skinner M, Shippy R, Greene C, Ning Y. 2010. Microarray analysis of an unbalanced t (4;13) translocation narrows down the trisomy 13 associated polydactyly to a 7Mb region. Am J Med Genet Part A 152A:2906-2907.

Skinner, M., Greene, C.L., Fox, R., Blitzer, M., (2011). Improving Communication and Coordination between Care Providers. Platform presentation. New York-Mid-Atlantic Consortium for Genetic and Newborn Screening Services (NYMAC) Summit. Baltimore, MD.

Skinner, M., Blout, C., Kaplan, J., (2011). Microarray analysis leads to ethical genetic counseling dilemmas surrounding consanguinity. Poster. National Society of Genetic Counselors Annual Education Meeting, San Diego, CA.