Leigh Ann A. Higa, Ph.D., M.S., C.G.C.
Pediatric Genetics and Genomic Medicine
- Genetic Counselor
Leigh Ann is a board certified and licensed genetic counselor in the Division of Genomic Medicine. She provides genetic counseling to pediatric and adult patients with a personal and family history of various genetic conditions.
Leigh Ann is participating in research efforts to better understand CNKSR2-related neurodevelopmental disorder, a rare condition characterized by seizures, apraxia and developmental delay in males.
M.S., Genetic Counseling, University of Utah, Salt Lake City UT 2015
Ph.D., Experimental Pathology, Yale University, New Haven CT 2006
B.A., University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu HI 2000
Lysosomal Disorders, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia PA 2015-2016
American Board of Genetic Counseling,
State of California Licensed Genetic Counselor,