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Lesley Ann Turner

Discipline of Genetics
BSc, MD, FRCPC, FCCMG

Associate Professor, Discipline of Genetics

Room 3M3623
Faculty of Medicine

Memorial University of Newfoundland
St. John’s, NL Canada,    A1B 3V6
t: (709) 777- 4363
f: (709) 777- 4190
lab:

lesley.turner@easternhealth.ca


Research Interests:  
Newborn screening, inherited metabolic disorders, microdeletion/microduplication syndromes.
 
Education:  
2001-2004:  FCCMG (Clinical Genetics), University of British Columbia
 
1994-1997:  M.D., Memorial University
 
1989-1994:  B.Sc. (Biology), Memorial University  
 
Professional Experience:  
2014-present: Associate Professor, Discipline of Genetics, Faculty of Medicine, Memorial University  
 
2004-2014: Assistant Professor, Discipline of Genetics, Faculty of Medicine, Memorial University
 
2004-present: Clinical Geneticist, Provincial Medical Genetics Program, Easter Health, St. John’s, NL
 
Research:  
Dr. Turner is a clinical geneticist.  She is the Medical Director of the Newborn Screening Program.  Her research interests include newborn screening and consent.  She is also interested in Inherited Metabolic Diseases and is part of the Canadian Inherited Metabolic Disease Network. 
 
Dr. Turner is the lead for the undergraduate Medical Genetics curriculum and chairs the Medical Genetics graduate course.

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