Ashley Kuhl, MS, CGC
Position title: Genetic Counselor
Ashley Kuhl, MS, CGC, is a genetic counselor in the Biochemical and Medical Genetics Clinics. She provides support, care coordination and genetic counseling for individuals and families with, or suspected of having, inherited diseases. She provides mentorship and teaching support to the UW Genetic Counselor Training Program, UW Medical School and MCH LEND Program.
Kuhl works closely with the Plain Clothes Communities in Wisconsin and is involved in the Amish Project, which provides genetic testing and improves newborn screening awareness to Plain Clothes families. This project is a collaboration of several UW and local healthcare providers and is funded through a Wisconsin Partnership Program grant.
Professional Certifications and Education
- MS, Medical Genetics, University of Wisconsin-Madison
- BS, Genetics, University of Wisconsin-Madison
- American Board of Genetic Counseling
- Academic Staff—School of Medicine and Public Health, Pediatrics
Held PK, Rice GM, Kuhl A, Drilias N, Baker M, Deline J, Spicer G, Sandrock C, Seroogy CM, Schwoerer JS. (2019). Newborn Screening for Inherited Metabolic Disorders: Early Identification and Long-Term Care for Patients in the Plain Community, Wisconsin, 2011-2017. Public Health Reports, 134(2_suppl):58S-63S. doi: 10.1177/0033354919878425.
Zepeda-Mendoza C, Goodenberger ML, Kuhl A, Rice GM, Hoppman N. (2019). Familial segregation of a 5q15-q21.2 deletion associated with facial dysmorphism and speech delay. Clinical Case Reports, 7(6):1154-1160. doi: 10.1002/ccr3.2186.
Peters M, Zee-Cheng J, Kuhl A, Orozco J, Lally E, Schwoerer JS. (2018). Pegylated asparaginase as cause of fatal hyperammonemia in patients with latent urea cycle disorder. Pediatric Blood Cancer, 65(9):e27239. doi: 10.1002/pbc.27239.
Schwoerer JS, Drilias N, Kuhl A, Mochal S, Baker M. (2018). Genotypes of patients with phenylalanine hydroxylase deficiency in the Wisconsin Amish. Molecular Genetics and Metabolism Reports, 8;15:75-77.
Kuhl A, van Calcar S, Baker M, Seroogy CM, Rice G, Scott Schwoerer J. (2017). Development of carrier testing for common inborn errors of metabolism in the Wisconsin Plain population. Genetics in Medicine. 19(3):352-356. doi: 10.1038/gim.2016.104
Kuhl A, Reiser C, Eickhoff J, Petty EM. (2014) Genetic counseling graduate student debt: impact on program, career and life choices. Journal of Genetic Counseling. 23(5):824-37.