Dr. Alshuaibi received her M.D. from King Saud University Riyadh College of Medicine, before her Pediatric training at Children's National Medical Center. Her genetics research project studied metabolic rates in patients with inborn errors of metabolism. After graduation, Dr. Alshuaibi returned to Saudi Arabia, where she is only the second pediatric geneticist at her medical school.
Walaa Alshuaibi, MD
Kelly Jones, MD
Dr. Jones earned her M.D. at Florida State University College of Medicine. She completed her Pediatric residency at the University of Tennessee before joining our genetics residency program. She is dual boarded in Pediatrics and Clinical Medical Genetics. She is currently an Assistant Professor at in the Division of Genetics at Children's of Mississippi.
Mari Tokita, MD
Dr. Tokita earned her M.D. from Alpert Medical School of Brown University before participating in the Howard Hughes Medical Institute Research Scholars Program at the NIH. Her clinical training includes internal medicine & radiation oncology. After our program, Mari completed a fellowship in Molecular Genetics at Baylor. She is currently a Lab Director at Rady Children's Hospital at UC San Diego.
Heather Byers, MD
Dr. Byers received her M.D. from University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, and completed two years of OB-GYN residency from University of Texas Dell Medical School before joining our residency program. Dr. Byers' research project was on the genetics of pregnancy loss. She is currently a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at Stanford University.
Andrew Dervan, MD, MBA
Dr. Dervan received his M.D. at Harvard Medical School before his residency training in general internal medicine and medical genetics at the University of Washington. Dr. Dervan currently works in the molecular medicine unit at Celgene, which is based in the Seattle area. In addition, Dr. Dervan is a Clinical Assistant Professor and see patients at the UW Adult Medical Genetics Clinic.
Irene Chang, MD
Dr. Chang received her M.D. from the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, and spent a year in Beijing, China as a Fogarty Global Health Pre-Doctoral Fellow working on HPV education and occurrence of cervical cancer. She did an internship in OB-GYN in Honolulu, HI, prior to beginning her genetics residency.
Jennifer Dines, MD
Dr. Dines received her M.D. from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, and did her intern year in Pediatric at University of California Los Angeles. She has research experience in Huntington’s disease, epilepsy and neuroimaging techniques involving preterm infants and neurodegenerative conditions. Her research interests are in Neurogenetics. Dr. Dines currently works as a Translational Medicine Specialist at Adaptive Biotech.
Mesaki "Kenneth" Ndugga-Kabuye, MD
Dr. Ndugga-Kabuye received his B.S. at UCLA before receiving his M.D. with Honors from Ross University School of Medicine. His last two years of medical school where spent in Queens, New York City, before completing his transitional year at SUNY Stony Brook Medicine. His interests are pharmacogenetics & oncogenetics. He is also interested in the role of public-private partnerships in maximizing the benefits of genetics for all communities. Dr. Ndugga-Kabuye currently works as a Medical Director at Premier Research, a clinical research firm.