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Anne Matthews, RN, PhD
Associate Professor of Genetics
Department of Genetics
School of Medicine
Case Western Reserve University
Matthew was the director of the Graduate Program in Genetic Counseling at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, Colorado for 8 years, was specifically recruited to develop, administer and teach in the Program. Matthews received her diploma in nursing from the Massachusetts General Hospital School of Nursing in 1968 and her baccalaureate degree in 1971 from McGill University. In 1973, she received a master's degree and completed her doctorate in genetics and nursing in 1984 from the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center (UCHSC). Matthews has had extensive experience in genetic counseling, first as Coordinator of the Regional Genetic Counseling Clinic for Colorado and Wyoming and later as a nurse geneticist with Genetic Services and the Maternal-Fetal Surgery and Medicine Program at UCHSC. She was an Assistant Professor on the faculties of the Schools of Medicine and Nursing at UCHSC. In 1996, she joined the Genetic Counseling and Family Studies Core Programs at Case Western Reserve University. She is co-chair of the Graduate Committee in the Department of Genetics as well as serving for three years as the President of the Women Faculty in the School of Medicine. She has served on a number of School of Medicine committees.

Dr. Matthews is board certified by the American Board of Medical Genetics as a Genetic Counselor. She has served as Vice-chair for the Association of Genetic Counseling Program Directors and currently is a member of its Executive Committee. She is a member of the National Society of Genetic Counselors, and a founding fellow of the American College of Medical Genetics. Dr. Matthews is an editor and content expert for Inherited Disorders and Birth Defects for NetWellness, a web-based consumer health information service. She is a past editor of the Journal in Genetic Counseling and past president of the International Society of Nurses in Genetics.