Kara Reynolds, MS, CGC
Kara Reynolds, MS, CGC, is a genetic counselor in the Medical Genetics Clinic. Her interests include muscular dystrophies, craniofacial differences and clotting predispositions. She is also the Madison-area consultant for Hemoglobinopathy Disorders for the Wisconsin Newborn Screening Program.
Reynolds began her profession providing genetic counseling for prenatal and preconception indications. Before electing to concentrate on general pediatric and adult genetics, her expertise extended to providing services to families regarding cancer, cystic fibrosis, phenylketonuria and cardiac arrhythmias.
Reynolds also staffs the Neuromuscular Multi-Disciplinary Clinic at AFCH, funded by the Muscular Dystrophy Association.
- Medical Genetics
Professional Certifications and Education
- Diplomate of the American Board of Genetic Counseling, 2002, recertification 2012
- MS, Medical Genetics, University of Wisconsin-Madison
- MS, Biology, university of Rochester
- BS, Biology, University of Michigan
- McPherson E, Thomas GD, Manlick C, Zaleski CA, Reynolds KK, Rasmussen K, Giampietro PF, Wiley C, Mascola M. (2011). Extreme Values of Maternal Serum Analytes in Second Trimester Screening: Looking Beyond Trisomy and NTD’s. Journal of Genetic Counseling. 20(4):396-403. doi: 10.1007/s10897-011-9364-y.
- Hoppman-Chaney NL, Dawson DB, Nguyen L, Sengupta S, Reynolds K, McPherson E, Velagaleti G. (2010). Partial hexasomy for the Prader-Willi-Angelman syndrome critical region due to a maternally inherited large supernumerary marker chromosome. American Journal of Medical Genetics Part A. 152A(8):2034-8. doi: 10.1002/ajmg.a.33483.
- McPherson E, Turner L, Zador I, Reynolds K, MacGregor D, Giampietro PF. (2009). Ovarian failure and dilated cardiomyopathy due to a novel lamin mutation. American Journal of Medical Genetics Part A. 149A(4):567-72. doi: 10.1002/ajmg.a.32627.
- Reynolds KK, Modaff P, Pauli RM. (2001). Absence of correlation between infantile hypotonia and foramen magnum size in achondroplasia. American Journal of Medical Genetics. 101(1):40-5.