Our leadership is a distinguished cadre of esteemed practitioners, career and industry professionals who bring a unique perspective to the work of ACMGF. Many are recognized in the field as "cutting edge" professionals who have successfully laid the foundation of success, and developed the best-practices used in genetics and genomic science that has become the standard today. Specifically, ACMGF leadership is centered on advancing its mission of creating opportunities for others through philanthropy to fund programs and research to achieve better health through genetics for everyone.

ACMGF Board of Directors

The Board of Directors is responsible for the direction and completion of ongoing work of the organization defined by the ACMGF’s mission statement and strategic plan. ACMGF Board members are volunteers and elected by colleagues. Once approved, a member is eligible to serve a term commencing at the ACMG Annual Meeting. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: fundraising and fiduciary governance, oversight of legal and ethical considerations, and strategic direction.
Bruce R. Korf, MD, PhD, FACMG
2012 - 2023
David A. Whiteman, MD, FACMG
Vice President
2017 - 2022
Robert G. Best, PhD, MS, FACMG
2020 - 2022
Sarah H. Elsea, PhD, FACMG
2020 - 2022
Nasha Fitter
2020 - 2022
Evan Jones
2013 - 2022
Matthew Rabinowitz, PhD
2015 - 2022
Aleksandar Rajkovic, MD, FACMG
2020 - 2022
Susan D. Klugman, MD, FACMG
Ex-Officio Representative
2021 - 2027
Marc S. Williams, MD, FACMG
Ex-Officio Representative
2018 - 2025
Maximilian Muenke, MD, FACMG
Chief Executive Officer
2019 - 2022
Chris Pitro, MBA
2016 - 2026
Nataly Schwartz, MBA
2020 - 2024
Melanie Wells, MPH, CAE
2016 - 2024
FOUND_BODMelanie51Wells, MPH, CAE

ACMGF President

Bruce R. Korf, M.D., PhD.  Dr. Korf is the Chief Genomics Officer, UAB Medicine, Wayne H. and Sara Crews Finley Endowed Chair in Medical Genetics, Professor of Genetics, Co-Director of the UAB-HudsonAlpha Center for Genomic Medicine, Associate Director for Rare Diseases, Hugh Kaul Personalized Medicine Institute and editor-in-chief of the American Journal of Human Genetics.
He is a medical geneticist, pediatrician, and child neurologist, certified by the American Board of Medical Genetics and Genomics (clinical genetics, clinical cytogenetics, and clinical molecular genetics), American Board of Pediatrics, and American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (child neurology). Dr. Korf is past president of the Association of Professors of Human and Medical Genetics, past president of the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics, and current president of the ACMG Foundation for Genetic and Genomic Medicine.  He has served on the Board of Scientific Counselors of the National Cancer Institute and the National Human Genome Research Institute at the NIH. His major research interests are molecular diagnosis of genetic disorders and the natural history, genetics, and treatment of neurofibromatosis.  He serves as principal investigator of the Department of Defense funded Neurofibromatosis Clinical Trials Consortium, the Alabama Genomic Health Initiative, and the Southern All of Us Network.  He is co-author of Human Genetics and Genomics (medical student textbook, now in fourth edition), Medical Genetics at a Glance (medical student textbook (now in third edition), Emery and Rimoin’s Principles and Practice of Medical Genetics (now in 6th edition), and Current Protocols in Human Genetics.  
ACMG Development Committee
Bruce R. Korf, MD, PhD, FACMG
(2012 - 2023)
University of Alabama At Birmingham
Dept Genetics
Kaul 230, 1530 3rd Ave S
Birmingham, AL 35294-0001
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