Catherine E Cottrell, PhD

Nationwide Children's Hospital Medical Professional

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Biography
Catherine E. Cottrell, PhD, is a clinical laboratory director within the Institute for Genomic Medicine. She is dual certified by the American Board of Medical Genetics and Genomics in the specialties of Clinical Cytogenetics and Clinical Molecular Genetics. She completed her fellowship training at The Ohio State University and Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus, Ohio. She then directed clinical laboratory operations in next-generation sequencing, cytogenetics and molecular pathology at Washington University in Saint Louis, MO. Dr. Cottrell returns to Nationwide Children's with an interest in the development of new clinical diagnostic tests, with particular concentration on sequencing assays. She is skilled in the clinical interpretation of complex laboratory tests including cytogenetic and molecular assays. She has focus on quality assurance and quality compliance in the clinical laboratory. Her research and clinical interests include genetic variant interpretation, as well as defining the etiology of somatic disease.
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Awards, Honors & Organizations
  • Member, Association of Molecular Pathology, 2013 - Present
  • Member, Association of Molecular Pathology, 2013 - Present
  • Fellow, American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics, 2011 - Present
  • Diplomate, American Board of Medical Genetics and Genomics, 2011 - Present
  • Member, American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics, 2010 - 2011
  • Member, American Society of Human Genetics, 2002 - Present
Education

Date of Appointment at Nationwide Children’s Hospital: 11/14/2016

Fellowship Nationwide Children's Hospital Date Completed: 12/10/2010
Graduate School The Ohio State University Date Completed: 12/09/2007
Undergraduate School The Ohio State University Date Completed: 06/08/2001
Professional Experience

2016 - Present Nationwide Children's Hospital Director, Clinical Laboratory, Institute for Genomic Medicine

2011 - 2016 Washington University School of Medicine Assistant Professor of Pathology and Immunology; Assistant Professor of Genetics; Director, Cytogenetics and Molecular Pathology; Medical Director of Genomics and Pathology Services

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