Ashley Kuhl, MS, CGC
Position title: Genetic Counselor
Ashley Kuhl is assistant professor (CHS) in the Division of Genetics and Metabolism and a senior genetic counselor serving patients with a known or suspected genetic conditions in the UW Health Medical and Biochemical Genetics at the Waisman Center. She especially enjoys caring for patients with newborn screening conditions and their families, and she is a member of the Wisconsin Newborn Screening Subcommittee.
Outside of clinic, Kuhl serves as the assistant program director for the School of Medicine and Public Health Master of Genetic Counselor Studies (MGCS) program and teaches genetics concepts in the phase I ForWard medical school curriculum.
Professional Certifications and Education
- MS, Medical Genetics, University of Wisconsin-Madison
- BS, Genetics, University of Wisconsin-Madison
- Certified by American Board of Genetic Counseling
- Assistant Professor (CHS)—School of Medicine and Public Health, Pediatrics
Kuhl’s research interests relate to access to genetic counseling services and clinical genetics training for genetic counseling students. Her previous research has focused on genetics care for Wisconsin Plain — Amish and Mennonite — communities.
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.