Board of Directors

ASHG is a professional society, led by volunteers. Nominated and elected to serve on the Board consistent with the ASHG Bylaws, members guide the Society’s direction and resources, applying their broad perspective and diverse experience in the genetics and genomics research community.

ASHG Board elections are now live. Current members can with the link you were provided via email on July 19. Elections close August 22, 2023.

Executive Committee

Brendan Lee, PhDBrendan Lee, MD, PhD (2024)
Department of Molecular and Human Genetics
Baylor College of Medicine

Charles Rotimi, PhD (2023)
National Institutes of Health*
*Dr. Rotimi is serving in his personal capacity

Bruce Gelb, PhD, President-Elect Bruce Gelb, MD (2025)
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Heather Mefford, MD, PhD (2025)
St. Jude Children’s Hospital
Susan A. Slaugenhaupt, PhD (2023)
Massachusetts General Hospital Research Institute
Harvard Medical School
Wendy Chung, MD, PhDWendy Chung, MD, PhD (2025)
Boston Children’s Hospital
Mona Miller, MPP
Chief Executive Officer


Yvonne Bombard, PhDYvonne Bombard, PhD (2024)
 University of Toronto

Joseph G Gleeson, MD Board Member ElectJoseph Gleeson, MD (2025)
University of California
Claudia Gonzaga-JaureguClaudia Gonzaga-Jauregui, PhD (2023)

Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM)

Chris Gunter, PhDChris Gunter, PhD (2025)
National Institutes of Health
Serving in her personal capacity

Ophir Klein, MD, PhDOphir Klein, MD, PhD (2025)
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Bruce Korf, MD, PhDBruce Korf, MD, PhD (2025)
AJHG Editor-in-Chief
University of Alabama Birmingham

Kiran MusunuruKiran Musunuru, MD, PhD (2023)
Cardiovascular Institute,
Perelman School of Medicine University of Pennsylvania

Ebony Shah-Williams, PhD (2023)
Helix Population Genetics

Wendy Uhlmann, MSWendy Uhlmann, MS (2024)
Division of Genetic Medicine

University of Michigan

Digna Velez Edwards, PhDDigna Velez Edwards, PhD (2025)
Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Affiliations are listed for informational purposes only. Members do not represent their organizations.


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