Kathleen Hruska, PhD, FACMG
Co-Director, Hereditary Cancer Program
Kathleen Hruska has been in the field of molecular testing since 1992 when she worked at the Baltimore Rh-Typing Laboratory, a paternity, kinship and forensic testing facility. She earned her PhD in human genetics in 1999 at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD. Prior to joining GeneDx in 2007, Kathleen completed her medical genetics training in the Metropolitan Washington D.C. program at the National Human Genome Research Institute, NIH. She is board-certified in clinical molecular genetics. In addition to her interest in cancer genetics, Kathleen coordinates the training of MD and PhD fellows and genetic counseling students from several area programs.