Merlene Peter, MMSc, CGC

Genetic Counselor I, Genetics, Genomics and Metabolism



Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago

225 E. Chicago Ave.
Chicago, Illinois 60611

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Merlene received her Master in Medical Science in Human Genetics and Genetic Counseling from Emory University and was certified by the American Board of Genetic Counseling in 2019. She joined Lurie Children’s in 2020 as a clinical genetic counselor who provides pediatric genetic counseling services. Previously, she completed her fellowship in lysosomal storage disorders at Emory University.

Education & Training

Education: Emory University, 2019

Postgraduate Training: Fellowship in lysosomal storage disorders, Emory University, 2019-2020

Board Certifications: Clinical Genetics