Katherine H. Kim, MS, CGC

Katherine H. Kim, MS, CGC

Genetic Counselor Manager, Genetics, Genomics and Metabolism Assistant Professor of Pediatrics (Genetics, Genomics and Metabolism), Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Language: English


Ms. Kim received her Master of Science in Human Genetics and Genetic Counseling from the University of Pittsburgh. Since 2001, she has been a genetic counselor with the Division of Genetics, Genomics and Metabolism at Lurie Children’s. While Ms. Kim serves as the manager of the genetic counseling team, she continues her clinical practice in Genetics, specializing in the mucopolysaccharidoses and neurofibromatosis. Ms. Kim also enjoys teaching and mentoring students, participating in clinic research projects and advocating for patients and families with rare genetic conditions.

Clinical Interests: MPS disorders, neurofibromatosis, and skeletal dysplasia​

Education & Training

Education: Master of Science in Human Genetics and Genetic Counseling, University of Pittsburgh, 1998; Bachelor of Science in Anthropology and Zoology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1994

Board Certifications: Certified Genetic Counselors

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