Elaine Lyon, PhD, FACMG

Medical Director, Molecular Genetics and Genomics
Medical Director, Pharmacogenomics
Dr. Lyon is a professor of pathology at the University of Utah School of Medicine. She received her PhD in medical genetics from the University of Alabama at Birmingham and completed an ABMG fellowship in clinical molecular genetics at the University of Utah. Dr. Lyon’s responsibilities include validating methods for mutation detection under CLIA requirements, implementing them into clinical testing, and interpreting genetic/genomic results in a clinical context. She participated in the ACMG/AMP/CAP Standards and Guidelines for the Interpretation of Sequence Variants and served as president of the Association for Molecular Pathology in 2014.