November 14, 2011

Wendy R. Uhlmann receives Natalie Weissberger Paul National Lifetime Achievement Award

"Wendy R. Uhlmann, M.S., C.G.C. has received the Natalie Weissberger Paul National Lifetime Achievement Award from the National Society of Genetic Counselors at the 30th Annual Education Conference this week in San Diego.

Uhlmann is the genetic counselor/clinic coordinator of the Medical Genetics Clinic at the University of Michigan. She is a clinical assistant professor in the Departments of Internal Medicine and Human Genetics and an executive faculty member of the genetic counseling training program. Wendy Uhlmann is a past president of the National Society of Genetic Counselors and previously served on the Board of Directors of the Genetic Alliance and as NSGC’s liaison to the National Advisory Council for Human Genome Research.

Currently, she serves on the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) Board of Scientific Counselors (BOSC), Medical Genetics Working Group. She co-edited the book “A Guide to Genetic Counseling,” which is used internationally in genetic counseling graduate programs. Since 2007, she has served as a study clinician and member of the REVEAL research team (Risk Evaluation and Education for Alzheimer’s Disease). Wendy Uhlmann was the recipient of NSGC’s Regional Leadership Award in 1996, the Outstanding Volunteer Award in 2009 and will receive the Natalie Weissberger Paul Lifetime Achievement Award in October 2011."

Wendy R. Uhlmann, MS, LCGC

Wendy Uhlmann, MS, CGC

Clinical Professor, Department of Internal Medicine
Clinical Professor, Department of Human Genetics
Genetic Counselor / Clinic Coordinator, Medical Genetics Clinic
Faculty, Center for Bioethics and Social Sciences in Medicine
Director/Senior Genetic Counselor, Medical Genetics Clinic