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Facility
The Department of Genetics
Children's Title
Medical Geneticist
Academic Title
Assistant Professor
Credentials
M.D., M.S.
Associated Programs
UAB Department of Genetic
Specialty
Genetics
Gender
Female
Other Titles
Adjunct Faculty, HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology
Primary Address
1600 7th Ave. S.
6th Floor Dearth Tower
Birmingham, AL 35233
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Clinic Phone Number
205-934-4983
County
Jefferson
Secondary Address
720 20th St. S.
Kaul 210C
Birmingham, AL 35294
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Office Phone Number
205-934-4983
Fax
205-975-6389
Undergraduate
BS, Biological Sciences, North Carolina State University
Graduate
MS, Genetic Counseling, University of South Carolina School of Medicine
Medical School
MD, Medical University of South Carolina
Residency
Pediatrics, Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, Winston-Salem, NC
Fellowship
Medical Genetics, University of Alabama at Birmingham
Interests
Dysmorphology, Undiagnosed Disease Program, genomic sequencing, skeletal dysplasias, syndrome delineation, care coordination for children with complex medical needs
Certification
Board-Certified in Pediatrics (2014), Board-Eligible in Medical Genetics (2017)
Professional Organizations
American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics (member)
Other Credentials
Rare Disease Clinical Research Training Program participant (2016-2017)
Notable Publications and Presentations
1. Upadia J, Oakes J, Hamm A, Hurst ACE, Robin NH. Foramen magnum compression in Coffin-Lowry syndrome: A case report. 2017. Am J Med Genet Part A 9999A:1-3

2. Hurst ACE, Lose E, Mikhail F, Carroll A, Robin NR. Mosaic Triploidy Resembling Beckwith-Wiedemann Syndrome with Macroglossia and Hemihyperplasia. David W. Smith Workshop on Malformations and Morphogenesis; 2016 September; Lake Arrowhead, CA.

3. Hurst ACE, Williams CL, Nelson KR, Stolerman ES, Robin NH. Nevoid Basal Cell Carcinoma Syndrome with Nystagmus and Immobile First Digit Interphalangeal Joints: Expanding the Phenotype of PTCH1 Duplications. 2015. Annals of Pediatrics and Child Health. 3(9):1090-1095.

4. “Segmental overgrowth with a somatic PIK3CA mutation and low-level mosaic loss of methylation at IC2.” Southeastern Regional Genetics Group – Annual Meeting; 2015 July; Asheville, NC.

5. “Unexpected survivors: Caring for children with medical conditions of uncertain prognoses.” Pediatric Academic Society – Annual Meeting; 2013 May; Washington, DC.
Physician Type
Geneticist
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