- ABMS Certification:
- American Board of Medical Genetics, 1990
- Research Interests:
Ethical issues in genetics and genetic counseling
- Clinical Practice:
- Pregnancy/Birth, OB/Gyn
- Clinical Lecturer; Clinical Associate, Center for Biomedical Ethics
Logan Karns, MS, is a genetic counselor specializing in prenatal and reproductive genetics. She is certified by the American Board of Medical Genetics. Karns has special interests in ethical issues in genetics, as well as mentoring and teaching graduate students in genetic counseling. She serves on the committees of several professional organizations, including the American Board of Genetic Counseling and the Accreditation Council for Genetic Counseling.
Karns grew up in Charlottesville, VA. She completed her undergraduate studies at Mary Washington College and earned her master’s degree in genetic counseling from the University of California, Berkeley. She then took a position at Kaiser Permanente in Oakland, CA, before joining UVA in 1994.
Karns is married and has two grown children.
- University of California, Berkeley, 1989