Anna C Hurst, MD
Disclosures: Medical Advisory Board-Facial Dysmorphology Novel Analysis

 

Anna C. E. Hurst, MD, MS, FACMG is an assistant professor of medical genetics and pediatrician in the Department of Genetics at University of Alabama at Birmingham and adjunct faculty at the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology. She received a master’s degree in genetic counseling at the University of South Carolina (Columbia) and her M.D. 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 leads the Children’s of Alabama Genome Sequencing research study and is an investigator with the Alabama Genomic Health Initiative and SouthSeq research projects. She is on the Scientific Advisory Board of Facial Dysmorphology Novel Analysis, makers of Face2Gene. Her research focuses on expanding the availability of genomic sequencing for children with complex healthcare needs and incorporating phenotypic information in to the interpretation of genomic data.