Wendy R. Uhlmann, M.S., C.G.C.

Group Genetic Counselor
Clinical Professor, Dept. of Internal Medicine
Clinical Professor, Dept. of Human Genetics
Genetic Counselor/Clinic Coordinator, Medical Genetics Clinic
MS, Human Genetics, University of Michigan, 1987
BA, Biology, Oberlin College, 1983
Phone Number: 
(734) 763-2532


Wendy R. Uhlmann, M.S., C.G.C. is a Board Certified genetic counselor and has provided genetic counseling services in adult, prenatal and cancer genetics clinics since 1988. Wendy is the genetic counselor/clinic coordinator of the Medical Genetics Clinic at the University of Michigan. In addition, she is a Clinical Professor in the Departments of Internal Medicine and Human Genetics and an executive faculty member of the University of Michigan Genetic Counseling Program. Wendy Uhlmann is a past President of the National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC) and previously served on the Board of Directors of the Genetic Alliance and as NSGC’s liaison to the National Advisory Council for Human Genome Research. Currently she serves on the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) Board of Scientific Counselors (BOSC), Medical Genetics Working Group, the Scientific Advisory Board of the Michigan Biotrust and on the Editorial Board of the Journal of Genetic Counseling. She co-edited the book “A Guide to Genetic Counseling,” (Wiley-Liss, Inc. 1998), which is used internationally in genetic counseling graduate programs. Wendy Uhlmann was the recipient of NSGC’s Regional Leadership Award in 1996, the Outstanding Volunteer Award in 2009 and the Natalie Weissberger Paul Lifetime Achievement Award in 2011. With the HBHE Genetics Research Group, Wendy serves as the genetic counselor for the Risk Evaluation & Education for Alzheimer’s Disease (REVEAL) Study, an NIH-funded series of clinical trials assessing the psychological and behavioral impact of genetic risk disclosure for Alzheimer's disease.