Division of Genetics & Dysmorphology

 

The Division of Genetics and Dysmorphology provides consultation expertise to health care providers throughout the State of New Mexico for birth defects, intellectual disability, autism, and inborn errors of metabolism.

As part of The University of New Mexico (UNM) Department of Pediatrics, our faculty and physicians:

  • Perform inpatient consultations for patients at UNM Hospital.
  • Perform outpatient consultations about genetic and metabolic disorders at UNM Hospital, Carrie Tingley Hospital and several outreach locations. 
  • Children’s Medical Services (CMS) genetics clinic sites: Roswell, Clovis, Carlsbad, Las Cruces, Santa Fe, Las Vegas, Taos, Farmington, Silver City, Zun
  • CMS metabolic clinic sites: Farmington, Roswell, Española, Las Cruces
  • Indian Health Service site: Shiprock
  • Advise the Newborn Screening Program in the New Mexico Department of Health.
  • Teach medical students, residents and fellows.
  • Conduct research that advances the field.

Learn about our evaluation services for families of children who may have genetic conditions.

Division staff include:

  • Board-certified pediatricians
  • Genetic counselors
  • Metabolic dietitian
  • Administrative assistants

Division Breakdown

Education and Community

The Division maintains an active outreach program to provide Genetic services to patients and practitioners in rural New Mexico. In partnership with the NM Department of Health Children's Medical Services Program, clinics are held in the following locations: Farmington, Taos, Santa Fe, Las Vegas, Clovis, Roswell, Carlsbad, Las Cruces, Silver City and Silver City.

Research 

The Division has an active research program investigating the genetic basis of infectious disease and Niemann-Pick disease type C and diabetes/obesity.

Clinical Care

Visit our patient care website for genetic disorders services.

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Division Chief

Mike Marble, MD has recently become the Division Chief of Genetics. See his full bio at our faculty directory.