Clinical Professor, Depts. Internal Med and Human Genetics, University of Michigan, Dept Internal Med., Div Genetic Med.
Wendy R. Uhlmann, MS, LCGC, is the director/senior genetic counselor of the Medical Genetics Clinic (adults). She is a Clinical Professor in the Departments of Internal Medicine and Human Genetics and notably was the first faculty member to achieve this rank in the medical school with a master's degree. She is an executive faculty member of the Genetic Counseling Program, an executive committee member of University of Michigan's ELSI (ethical, legal and social implications) Research Training Program, member of the IMPOWER Council (addressing issues of DEI and Wellness) and Adult Ethics Committee. Wendy Uhlmann is a Past President of the National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC) and previously served on the Board of Directors of the Genetic Alliance, NSGC's liaison to the National Advisory Council for Human Genome Research and on the ELSI Congress Organizing Committee. Currently she serves on the Board of Directors of the American Society of Human Genetics, the Editorial Board of the Journal of Genetic Counseling and the Scientific Advisory Board of the Michigan Biotrust. Wendy Uhlmann co-edited the first two editions of the book "A Guide to Genetic Counseling," which is used internationally in genetic counseling graduate programs. Wendy Uhlmann was the recipient of NSGC's Regional Leadership Award (1996), the Outstanding Volunteer Award (2009), the Natalie Weissberger Paul Lifetime Achievement Award (2011) and University of Michigan's Basic Sciences Teaching Award in Human Genetics (2013). She teaches in courses in the genetic counseling program, medical school and School of Public health in addition to providing clinical supervision for trainees and serving as a research mentor.