- Clinical Practice:
- Genetics- Pediatric
Caitlin Barnes is originally from small-town New Philadelphia, Ohio. She attended Miami University (of Ohio), where she earned her bachelor’s degree in zoology with a minor in molecular biology. Caitlin received her master’s degree in genetic counseling from the University of North Carolina – Greensboro. During her graduate training, she completed clinical internships at UNC-Chapel Hill, Duke University, Wake Forest University, and Oregon Health & Science University.
Caitlin moved to Charlottesville in 2015, where she joined the University of Virginia genetics team as a pediatric genetic counselor. She primarily sees pediatric patients for evaluating various genetic conditions and sees adult patients for general genetics evaluation.
Additionally, Caitlin is part of the comprehensive care team that cares for patients with hemophilia A and B in their multi-disciplinary clinic. Caitlin loves helping individuals and families navigate genetic testing results and understand how genetic variation affects their health.
Caitlin lives in Charlottesville, VA, with her husband, Tom, who is also a Charlottesville transplant. In her free time, she enjoys hiking, gardening, spending time with friends and family, and planning her next travels.
- University of North Carolina - Greensboro, 2015