Public Health Genetics is a System!

A Look at Implementing GAMT into Newborn Screening in Utah

On May 27, in celebration of Public Health Genetics Week, a Facebook Live was held where speakers from Utah discussed implementing Guanidinoacetate methyltransferase (GAMT) deficiency into newborn screening. This panel discussion highlights that it truly takes a system of professionals and individuals to make public health genetics a reality.

Find out who participated in the discussion down below.


Kimberly Hart, MS, LCGC

Program Manager, Newborn Screening Program
Utah Department of Health

Nicola Longo, MD, PHD

Chief, Division of Medical Genetics
University of Utah

Marzia Pasquali, PhD

Section Chief: Biochemical Genetics
Medical Director: Biochemical Genetics and Newborn Screening
ARUP Laboratories

Heidi Wallis

Association for Creatine Deficiencies

Informatics Project Coordinator
Utah Department of Health

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