About the Association

The Association of Professors was incorporated in 1995 to promote human and medical genetics educational programs of human and medical genetics in North American medical and graduate schools. For a list of members, click here. 


The Association holds an annual 2-3 day workshop that deals with medical genetics educational issues. The Association is involved in a variety of other academic activities throughout the year.

2018/2020 Officers and Council

Terms begin July 1, 2018

Cynthia M. Powell, MD

President (2018-2020)

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Pediatric Genetics and Metabolism

CB #7487, Medical School Wing E
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7487

Tel: (919) 966-4202; Fax: (919) 966-3025

Email: powellcm@med.unc.edu

Katherine M. Hyland, PhD

Secretary/Treasurer (2018-2020)

University of California, San Francisco

Dept of Biochemistry and Biophysics and 

Institute Human Genetics

513 Parnassus Ave, Room S1210-B
San Francisco, CA  94143

Tel: (415)502-8142

email: Katherine.Hyland@ucsf.edu

Shoumita Dasgupta, PhD

President-Elect (2018-2020)

Department of Medicine, Biomedical Genetics Section

Department of Medical Sciences and Education

Assistant Dean of Admissions

Director of Graduate Studies, Genetics and Genomics

Boston University School of Medicine


Steve Moore, PhD

Council Member (2019- 2022)

Oregon Health and Science University

3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Road
Portland, OR 97239
Tel: (503) 494-5400
Email: moorest@ohsu.edu

Workshop Agendas

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Question Bank

is located in the Members Only section.  Your institution must be a member to access this area.

Hope Northrup, PhD

Council Member (2018-2021)

Professor, Director
Division of Medical Genetics

McGovern Medical School at the University of Texas HSC

Houston, TX 77030

Tel: (832) 325-6516

E-Mail: hnorthrop@uthsc.edu

Helga V. Toriello, PhD
Council Member (2017-2020)
Dept. Pediatrics & Human Development
Michigan State University
College of Human Medicine
Life Sciences Bldg.
1355 Bogue St., B240
East Lansing MI 48824
Tel: (517) 353-5042
E-Mail: helga.toriello@spectrum-health.org

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