Dr. Will Hannah joined the Department of Genetics in July 2019 as a Clinical Assistant Professor.
He obtained his MD at UNC School of Medicine and was a resident in Internal Medicine and Clinical Genetics and Genomics at University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center/Case Western Reserve University. He most recently completed a fellowship in Medical Biochemical Genetics at Duke University. Will was recently appointed as the Director of the Bryson Program for Judicial Science Education. In this role, he will partner with the National Courts and Sciences Institute to ensure that the Program will serve as a reliable scientific source to provide valuable translational education and research for American trial courts and appellate jurisdictions. Will primarily works with Drs. Jonathan Berg and Bradford Powell in the Cancer and Adult Genetics Clinic. He maintains a research interest in the genetics of pulmonary disease, particularly primary ciliary dyskinesia. Given his background, he will provide guest lectures in the Curriculum in Genetics and Molecular Biology and Curriculum in Bioinformatics and Computational Biology as well as in the Genetics Coil for first and second year medical students.