Melanie F. Myers , MS,PhD,CGC

Professor Educator-Affiliate


Childrens Hospital Bldg R

COM Pediatrics Human Genetics - 0054


Ph.D.: Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health Baltimore, MD, (Social and Behavioral Sciences, Health Policy and Management)

M.S.: University of Cincinnati Cincinnati, OH, (Genetic Counseling)

B.A.: Ohio Wesleyan University Delaware, OH, (Sociobiology and French)

Research Support

Grant: #263-MJ-612122 Investigators:Brown, M. Kathryn; Myers, Melanie; Warren, Nancy 09-01-2006 -09-30-2008 National Human Genome Research Institute Developing Community Based Models for Education and Utilization of Family Health History Information Role:PI $99,977.00 Closed Level:Federal


Peer Reviewed Publications

Myers,M.F.; Chang,M.-H.; Jorgensen,C.; Whitworth,W.; Kassim,S.; Litch,J.A.; Armstrong,L.; Bernhardt,B.; Faucett,W.A.; Irwin,D.; Mouchawar,J.; Bradley,L.A. (2006. ) Genetic testing for susceptibility to breast and ovarian cancer: evaluating the impact of a direct-to-consumer marketing campaign on physicians' knowledge and practices .Genetics in Medicine, , 8 (6 ) ,361 -370

Hayes,J.M.; Rigau-Pe´rez,J.G.; Reiter,P.; Effler,P.V.; Pang,L.; Vorndam,V.; Hinten,S.R.; Mark,K.E.; Myers,M.F.; Street,K.; Bergau,L.; Meyer,C.; Amador,M.; Napier,M.; Clark,G.G.; Biggerstaff,B.J.; Gubler,D.J. (2006. ) Risk factors for infection during a dengue-1 outbreak in maui, hawaii, 2001 .Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, , 100 (6 ) ,559 -566

Kenneson,A.; Myers,M.F.; Lubin,I.M.; Boyle,C. (2003. ) Genetic laboratory practices related to testing of the gjb2 (connexin-26) gene in the united states in 1999 and 2000 .Genetic Testing, , 7 (1 ) ,49 -56

Myers,M.F.; Li,S.; Correa-Villasen~or,A.; Li,Z.; Moore,C.A.; Hong,S.X.; Berry,R.J. (2001. ) Folic acid supplementation and risk for imperforate anus in china .American Journal of Epidemiology, , 154 (11 ) ,1051 -1056

Myers,M.F.; Doksum,T.; Holtzman,N.A. (1999. ) Genetic services for common complex disorders: surveys of health maintenance organizations and academic genetic centers .Genetics in Medicine, , 1 (6 ) ,272 -285

Myers,M.F.; Bernhardt,B.A.; Tambor,E.S.; Holtzman,N.A. (1994. ) Involving consumers in the development of an educational program for cystic fibrosis carrier screening .American Journal of Human Genetics, , 54 (4 ) ,719 -726


public health genomics, public health genetics, family health history, genetic counseling, research, genetic counseling training

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