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Newborn Screening and Genomics Staff Directory

Public Health Genomics Section

Dominic Smith, MSA, Manager

Sarah Razak, MBA, Financial Specialist

Kristina Ottenwess, MPH, Birth Defects Program Coordinator

Kristy Karasinski, MPH, NBS Follow-up Consultant

Kerri-Lynn Lockwood, MS, CGC, NBS Genetics Specialist

Courtney Miller, BS, Birth Defects Program Assistant

Maricar Macalincag, MSc, Adult Genomics Program Coordinator 

Mary Robinson, RN, BSN, Special Projects Coordinator

Teresa Christner, MA, Public Health Advisor

Michele Fritz, MS, BSc, LVT, Genomics & NBS Research Coordinator

Vacant, LEGD Health Educator

Eleanor Surtman, Program Assistant, PHG & NBS Programs


Newborn Screening Section

Shelby Heppe, MPH, Manager

Becky Shaulis, MS, Quality Assurance Coordinator

Valerie Ewald, NBSO Administrator and Technical Assistant

Carolyn Smith, Departmental Technician

Kristen Thompson, MPH, Coordinator

Angela Aldrich, MSN, RNNurse Consultant

Lacey McKay, CMA, BS, Operations Coordinator

Alayna Bunker, Departmental Technician 

Staci Trevino, Departmental Technician

Kayla DixonPropel Project Coordinator

Eleanor Surtman, Program Assistant, PHG & NBS Programs

Please Note: Italic text indicates contract employee


Public Health Genomics and Newborn Screening Programs

Genetics & Cancer Genomics Hotline - 517-335-8887



Lifecourse Epidemiology & Genomics Division
P.O. Box 30195
333 South Grand Avenue
Lansing, Michigan 48909