Ashley Kuhl, MS, CGC

Position title: Genetic Counselor

Ashley Kuhl, MS, CGC


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

Department Affiliation

Research Statement

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.

Selected Publications

National Library of Medicine – Publications