Corrie O. Smith, M.S., L.G.C.

Genetic Counselor, Genetic Medicine Clinics


University of Washington
Box 357720
Seattle, WA 98195-7720

Phone: (206) 598-3462
FAX: (206) 598-3269


Corrie Smith joined the Medical Genetics Clinic as a Genetic Counselor in 1998. She first began working in the clinic in 1992 as a student assistant during her undergraduate studies at the University of Washington. She has a special interest in neurogenetics, and provides genetic counseling and risk assessment for a wide variety of inherited conditions.

Ms. Smith received a Bachelor of Science degree in Zoology from the UW in 1994, and her Master of Science degree in Human Genetics from Sarah Lawrence College in 1996. She has been certified by the American Board of Genetic Counseling since 1999.

Representative Articles

Smith CO, Lipe HP, Bird TD. Impact of presymptomatic genetic testing for hereditary ataxia and neuromuscular disorders. Arch Neurol 61:875-880, 2004

Steinbart EJ, Smith CO, Poorkaj P, Bird TD. Impact of DNA testing for early-onset familial Alzheimer disease and frontotemporal dementia. Arch Neurol 58:1828-1831, 2001

Bennett RL, Hudgins L, Smith CO, Motulsky AG. Inconsistencies in genetic counseling and screening for consanguineous couples and their offspring: a need for practice guidelines. Genetics in Medicine 1(6):286-292, 1999.

Bennett RL, Steinhaus KA, Uhrich SB, O’Sullivan CK, et al. Recommendations for standardized family pedigree nomenclature. American Journal of Human Genetics 56:745-752, 1995.