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Elizabeth Marie Petty

Elizabeth Marie Petty, American geneticist. Diplomate National Board Medical Examiners, American Board Pediatricians, American Board Medical Genetics, Molecular Genetics and Clinical Genetics.

Background

  • Petty, Elizabeth Marie was born on July 13, 1959 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Daughter of Ralph David and Joyce Elizabeth (Carlson) Petty.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Clarke College, 1981. Doctor of Medicine, University Wisconsin, 1986.

    Career

    • Pediatrics intern and resident University Wisconsin, Madison, 1986-1989. Genetics fellow Yale University, New Haven, 1989-1993. Professor University Michigan, Ann Arbor, since 1994, medical director genetic counseling program, since 1996, director medical genetics outpatient clinic, 1996—2006, associate dean student programs Medical School, since 2006.

      Expert witness DNA testing in State of Ohio and Michigan, since 1995. Presenter regional, national and international conferences on genetics, since 1991.

    Major achievements

    • Diplomate National Board Medical Examiners, American Board Pediatricians, American Board Medical Genetics, Molecular Genetics and Clinical Genetics.

    Works

    • Contributor chapter to books, articles, editorials to professional journals. Peer reviewer various journals, since 1994.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Participant Gay and Lesbian Health Group, Ann Arbor, since 1994. Appointed to State of Michigan's Governor's Commission on Genetic Privacy and Progress, 1997-1998. Fellow American Society Human Genetics, American College Medical Genetics.

    Member American Medical Association, American Academy of Sciences, European Society Human Genetics, Human Genome Organization, Alpha Omega Alpha.

    Personality

    Interests

    Flute, photography.

    Connections

    • Life partner Karen Kay Milner, December 15, 1985.
    • father: Ralph David Petty
    • mother: Joyce Elizabeth (Carlson) Petty
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    Born July 13, 1959
    (age 58)
    Nationality
    • 1981
      Clarke College
    • 1986
      University Wisconsin
    • 1986 - 1989
      Pediatrics intern, and resident University Wisconsin
      Madison, Tennessee, United States
    • 1989 - 1993
      genetics fellow, Yale University
      New Haven, Connecticut, United States
    • 1994
      professor, University Michigan
      Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States