Samantha Runa, M.S., M.P.H. for UC Davis Health

Samantha Runa, M.S., M.P.H.

Genetic Counselor

To see if Samantha Runa is accepting new patients, or for assistance finding a UC Davis doctor, please call 800-2-UCDAVIS (800-282-3284).




Genetic Counseling

Pediatric Genetics and Genomic Medicine



Locations and Contact

UC Davis MIND Institute

UC Davis MIND Institute
2825 50th St.
Sacramento, CA 95817

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Additional Numbers



Physician Referrals

800-4-UCDAVIS (800-482-3284)

Philosophy of Care

Samantha is a pediatric genetic counselor who has a family and patient centered care who sees all pediatric patients and families wanting to discuss genetics. When not in clinic, Samantha likes to explore Northern California hikes and camping spots with their dog, trying new foods and restaurants, and learning new crafting techniques.   

Clinical Interests

Samantha Runa is a pediatric genetic counselor who focuses on children and adults who has concerns for underlying genetic conditions, neurodevelopmental disorders, and those with XY chromosome differences. 


Genomic Medicine

Center/Program Affiliation

UC Davis MIND Institute

Undergraduate School

B.S., Biology, Oregon State University, 2016

Other School

M.S., Genetic Counseling, University of Pittsburgh, 2023

Other School

M.P.H., Public Health Genetics, University of Pittsburgh, 2023