Meet Our Faculty

Patricia Dickson, M.D.
Division Chief

Dustin Baldridge, M.D., Ph.D.
Jonathan Cooper, Ph.D.
Jorge Luis Granadillo De Luque, M.D., MSc
Dorothy K. Grange, M.D.
Beth A. Kozel, M.D., Ph.D.
Marwan Shinawi, M.D.
Marcia C. Willing, M.D., Ph.D.

Nurse Practitioners

Liz Hall, MSN, RN, NP-C, CPN
Kathleen Sisco, RN, MSN, cPNP
Laura White, MSN, RN, CPNP-PC

Genetic Counselors

Susan Jones, MS, CGC
Linda Manwaring, MS, CGC
Kayla Quirin, MS
Rachel Slaugh, MS, CGC
Tomi Toler, MS, CGC
Samantha Toy, MS

Metabolic Dietitians

Jade Caldwell, MS, RD, LD
Cara Pausche RD, LD
Liz Toolan, MS, RD, LD

Genetics and Genomic Medicine

The Division of Genetics and Genomic Medicine takes pride in providing prompt, comprehensive, and compassionate state-of-the art clinical care to patients and their families. We provide treatment to patients at St. Louis Children’s Hospital and Barnes-Jewish Hospital on the Washington University School of Medicine medical campus. St. Louis Children’s Hospital is recognized as one of the best Children’s Hospitals in the United States, and Washington University School of Medicine is consistently ranked as one of the top medical schools in the country. We are actively involved in teaching genetics and genomic medicine to medical students at Washington University, residents and postgraduate fellows on our medical campus, and physicians and other healthcare providers at Washington University and in the greater St. Louis community.

We provide care for children and adults with a variety of medical problems, including,

  • Birth defects
  • Abnormalities of newborn screening
  • Inborn metabolic diseases
  • Genetic syndromes
  • Familial cancer syndromes
  • Chromosomal abnormalities
  • Many other genetic disorders

Mission Statement

Providing superior care for all who need professional services in clinical genetics.

Preparing all those educated by the Division to excel in medical genetics.

Advancing basic and applied knowledge of genetics.

Contact Us

Patricia Dickson, M.D.
Division Chief

Marcia Willing, M.D., Ph.D
Residency Program Director

Marwan Shinawi, M.D.
Medical Biochemical Fellowship Program Director

Dru Nelson
Residency Program Coordinator
(314) 454-2863 (Voice)

Patients and Parents
(314) 454-6093 (Voice)
(844) 965-9624 (Fax)

Physician Referrals
(314) 454-6093 (Voice)
(844) 965-9624 (Fax)

U.S. Mail
Washington University
School of Medicine
Department of Pediatrics
Division of Genetics and
Genomic Medicine
660 S. Euclid Ave.,
Campus Box 8116
St. Louis, MO 63110-1093

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