Allison Wood, Director

(Glutaric Acidemia, Type 1 Parent)

​Allison Wood is a parent of a child with Glutaric Acidemia type 1 (GA-1). She is a certified genetic counselor who is passionate about rare disease diagnostics and the family journey through genetic testing. She works for a genetic diagnostics company as a Genetic Services Consultant. Allison is an advocate for newborn screening and volunteers with Genetic Alliance on their Newborn Screening Family Education Steering Committee and has also worked with them to develop educational tools for families.

She is on the board of directors for the New England Regional Genetics Group. She lives in Vermont with her husband Mike and children, Maryanne and Isaac, and enjoys gardening and watching her children’s activities.

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