Research Physician
Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Research

Clinical Geneticist
Genome Medical

Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Research
Interstate Medical Office West
3800 N Interstate Ave
Portland, OR 97227


Genome Medical
701 Gateway Boulevard, Ste. 380
South San Francisco, CA 94080-7420
contact address


Medical Education: Medical College of Ohio
Residency: Pediatrics and Medical Genetics, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center
Former Position: Associate Professor of Pediatrics, University of Utah School of Medicine
Medical Director, Pediatric Education Services
Associate Director, Medical Genetics Residency Program
2011 Primary Children's Medical Center Physician of the Year Nomination
2008-09 Triple Board Residency Excellence in Teaching Award
2007-08 Pediatric House staff Excellence in Teaching Award
2012-13 University of Utah Pediatric Genetic Counseling Program Excellence in Teaching Award
Current Positions: Locum Tenens Medical Geneticist, Northwest Permanente, Portland, OR
Physician Researcher, KP Center for Health Research, Portland, OR
Clinical Geneticist, Genome Medical, San Francisco, CA

No conflicts of interest (07/06/2022)

Selected Bibliography:

Mittendorf KF, Kauffman TL, Amendola LM, Anderson KP, Biesecker BB, Dorschner MO, Duenas DM, Eubanks DJ, Feigelson HS, Gilmore MJ, Hunter JE, Joseph G, Kraft SA, Lee SSJ, Leo MC, Liles EG, Lindberg NM, Muessig KR, Okuyama S, Porter KM, Riddle LS, Rolf BA, Rope AF, Zepp JM, Jarvik GP, Wilfond BS, Goddard KAB.
Corrigendum to "Cancer Health Assessments Reaching Many (CHARM): A clinical trial assessing a multimodal cancer genetics services delivery program and its impact on diverse populations" [Contemporary Clinical Trials 106 (2021) 106432].
Contemp Clin Trials. 2022;114:106682. PubMed abstract

Riddle L, Amendola LM, Gilmore MJ, Guerra C, Biesecker B, Kauffman TL, Anderson K, Rope AF, Leo MC, Caruncho M, Jarvik GP, Wilfond B, Goddard KAB, Joseph G.
Development and early implementation of an Accessible, Relational, Inclusive and Actionable approach to genetic counseling: The ARIA model.
Patient Educ Couns. 2021;104(5):969-978. PubMed abstract / Full Text

Biesecker LG,Adam MP,Alkuraya FS,Amemiya AR,Bamshad MJ,Beck AE,Bennett JT,Bird LM,Carey JC,Chung B,Clark RD,Cox TC,Curry C,Dinulos MBP,Dobyns WB,Giampietro PF,Girisha KM,Glass IA,Graham JM Jr,Gripp KW,Haldeman-Englert CR,Hall BD,Innes AM,Kalish JM,Keppler-Noreuil KM,Kosaki K,Kozel BA,Mirzaa GM,Mulvihill JJ,Nowaczyk MJM,Pagon RA,Retterer K,Rope AF,Sanchez-Lara PA,Seaver LH,Shieh JT,Slavotinek AM,Sobering AK,Stevens CA,Stevenson DA,Tan TY,Tan WH,Tsai AC,Weaver DD,Williams MS,Zackai E,Zarate YA.
A dyadic approach to the delineation of diagnostic entities in clinical genomics.
Am J Hum Genet. 2021;108(1):8-15. PubMed abstract / Full Text

Toydemir RM, Panza E, Longhurst MC, South ST, Rope AF.
Seizures and Cardiomyopathy in a Patient with Pallister-Killian Syndrome due to Hexasomy 12p Mosaicism.
Mol Syndromol. 2020;11(3):125-129. PubMed abstract / Full Text

Korngiebel DM, McMullen CK, Amendola LM, Berg JS, Davis JV, Gilmore MJ, Harding CO, Himes P, Jarvik GP, Kauffman TL, Kennedy KA, Simpson DK, Leo MC, Lynch FL, Quigley DI, Reiss JA, Richards CS, Rope AF, Schneider JL, Goddard KA, Wilfond BS.
Generating a taxonomy for genetic conditions relevant to reproductive planning.
Am J Med Genet A. 2016;170(3):565-73. PubMed abstract / Full Text