Dr. Schaibley is the Administrator for the Center for Applied Genetics and Genomic Medicine (TCAG2M), and the Associate Director of the Genetic Counseling Graduate Program at the University of Arizona. In her role with TCAG2M, she provides administrative and scientific leadership to advance both the goals of the Center as well as the Precision Health Initiative at UAHS. Since 2016, she has also worked as part of the leadership team of the Genetic Counseling Graduate Program to develop the newly accredited master’s in Genetic Counseling program at the UA.
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 high-throughput 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.