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.
Roster
Bruce R. Korf, MD, PhD, FACMG
President
2012 - 2027
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David A. Whiteman, MD, FACMG
Vice President
2017 - 2024
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Robert G. Best, PhD, MS, FACMG
Director
2020 - 2023
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Sarah H. Elsea, PhD, FACMG
Director
2020 - 2024
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Phillip Febbo, MD
Director
2018 - 2023
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Nasha Fitter, MBA
Director
2020 - 2024
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Madhuri Hegde, PhD, FACMG
Director
2017 - 2023
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Evan Jones, MBA
Director
2013 - 2024
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Brynn Levy, PhD, MGC, FACMG
Director
2019 - 2023
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Nancy J. Mendelsohn, MD, FACMG
Director
2022 - 2024
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Matthew Rabinowitz, PhD
Director
2015 - 2023
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Aleksandar Rajkovic, MD, FACMG
Director
2020 - 2024
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David Tilstra, MD, MBA, FACMG
Director
2019 - 2024
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Susan D. Klugman, MD, FACMG
Ex-Officio Representative
2021 - 2027
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Marc S. Williams, MD, FACMG
Ex-Officio Representative
2018 - 2025
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Lynn D. Fleisher, PhD, JD, FACMG
Legal Counsel
2007 - 2025
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Maximilian Muenke, MD, MBA, FACMG
Chief Executive Officer
2019 - 2025
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Karl Moeller
Staff
2022 - 2024
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Chris Pitro, MBA
Staff
2016 - 2026
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Nataly Schwartz, MBA
Staff
2020 - 2024
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Melanie Wells, MPH, CAE
Staff
2016 - 2024
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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
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Karl Moeller
Staff
(2022 - 2024)
American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics
7101 Wisconsin Ave Ste 1101
Bethesda, MD 20814-4837
PHONE (301) 718-9603
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Nataly Schwartz, MBA
Staff
(2022 - 2024)
American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics
7101 Wisconsin Ave Ste 1101
Bethesda, MD 20814-4837
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Aditi S. Parikh, MD, FACMG
Member
(2022 - 2024)
University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center
11100 Euclid Ave.
LKSD 1500
Cleveland, OH 44106-1716
PHONE (216) 844-3936
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Alka Chaubey, PhD, FACMG
Member
(2022 - 2024)
Bionano Genomics
9540 Towne Center Drive
SUITE 100
San Diego, CA 92121
PHONE (858) 337-2120
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David A. Stevenson, MD, FACMG
Member
(2022 - 2024)
Stanford University
300 Pasteur Drive H314
# H-315
Stanford, CA 94305
PHONE (650) 736-7696
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Madhuri Hegde, PhD, FACMG
Member
(2022 - 2024)
PerkinElmer
PerkinElmer
940 Winter Street
Waltham, MA 02451
PHONE (470) 337-2847
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Marilyn C. Jones, MD, FACMG
Member
(2022 - 2024)
Rady Children's Hosp, Univ CA,
3020 Childrens Way # 5031
Rady Children'S Hospital
San Diego, CA 92123-4223
PHONE (858) 966-5840
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Nasha Fitter, MBA
Member
(2022 - 2024)
FOXG1 Research Foundation and Ciitizen Corp
349 Blue Oak Ln
Los Altos, CA 94022-2105
PHONE (206) 604-0240
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David A. Whiteman, MD, FACMG
Chair
(2022 - 2024)
Takeda Pharmaceutical
125 Binney Street
Cambridge, MA 02142
PHONE (617) 412-5150
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