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Joann Bodurtha, M.D., M.P.H.

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Professor of Pediatrics and Oncology
McKusick-Nathans Institute of Genetic Medicine

Specialty:

Genetic Medicine

Location(s):

Dr. Bodurtha sees patients in Hopkins Children's genetics clinic, Rubenstein Child Health Building, 200 N. Wolfe Street, Baltimore, Md. 21287

Office: Johns Hopkins Hospital, Blalock 1008, 600 N. Wolfe Street, Baltimore, Md. 21287

Education:

Yale, M.D., M.P.H., with honors, 1979
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, residency in pediatrics, 1982
Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU), fellowship in medical genetics, 1987

Board-certified in pediatrics and medical genetics

Biography:

Pediatric geneticist Joann Bodurtha, M.D., M.P.H., joined Johns Hopkins  in 2011. She is a visiting professor in the McKusick-Nathans Institute of Genetic Medicine and the Department of Pediatrics at Johns Hopkins. Co-director of the regional genetics and newborn screening collaborative NYMAC and a member of IRB-1, she was previously a professor of Human and Molecular Genetics at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) where she had faculty appointments in the Departments of Pediatrics, Obstetrics-Gynecology, and Preventive Medicine and Community Health. 

A 1974 graduate of Swarthmore College, Bodurtha received her M.D. and M.P.H. with honors from Yale in 1979. After a year of research at the Nagasaki University School of Medicine as a Luce Scholar, she completed her residency in pediatrics at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia in 1982 and worked as a USPHS physician on the Turtle Mountain Chippewa Reservation in North Dakota from 1982-84.She completed a medical genetics fellowship at VCU in 1987. She is board-certified in pediatrics and medical genetics.

At VCU, she directed clinical genetics (1989-2008), served as the medical director of the genetic counseling program (1990-2011), helped create the Masters in Genetic Counseling program and the Va-LEND (Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities) program in 1995 and served on the American Academy of Pediatrics Committee on Native American Child Health. Short bio.
Recent Publication: Genomics and Perinatal Care, NEJM, 2012

Phone: 410-955-1699

Fax: 410-614-9246

Email: jbodurt1@jhmi.edu

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