Valerie Schaibley, PhD

Administrator, Center for Applied Genetics and Genomic Medicine
Associate Director, Genetic Counseling Graduate Program

Dr. Schaibley is the Administrator for the Center for Applied Genetics and Genomic Medicine (TCAG2M) at the University of Arizona Health Sciences (UAHS). In her role at TCAG2M, she provides administrative and scientific leadership to advance the goals of the center and the Precision Health Initiative at UAHS. Dr. Schaibley received her PhD in Human Genetics from the University of Michigan, studying patterns of mutation in the human genome using rare variant data obtained from next-generation sequencing. She has extensive experience in scientific communications, project management, and precision medicine. Prior to joining UA, she worked in a precision medicine start-up company contributing to genetic testing product development, physician and patient-oriented genetic test reports, bioinformatic and data analysis pipelines, and scientific communication strategies.