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Anna Hurst

Anna Hurst

University of Alabama at Birmingham
Anna C. E. Hurst, MD, MS, FACMG is an associate professor of medical genetics and pediatrician in the Department of Genetics at University of Alabama at Birmingham. She received a master's degree in genetic counseling at the University of South Carolina (Columbia) and her medical degree from the Medical University of South Carolina (Charleston). She is board-certified in pediatrics (Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, Winston-Salem, NC) and medical genetics (University of Alabama at Birmingham).
Dr. Hurst is a clinician for the UAB Undiagnosed Disease Program, Turner syndrome clinic, and general genetics clinic, and she provides hospital consultations for inpatients at UAB and Children's of Alabama. She also is the medical geneticist for the Smith Family Clinic for Genomic Medicine in Huntsville, Alabama.
She leads the Children's of Alabama Genome Sequencing (COAGS) research study and is an investigator with the Alabama Genomic Health Initiative and SouthSeq research genome sequencing projects. Her research focuses on expanding the availability of genomic sequencing for children with complex healthcare needs and the combination of dysmorphology and clinical phenotyping with genomic analysis. She is also the Program Director of the UAB Genetics Residency programs and Medical Director of the UAB Genetic Counseling Training Program.