Finley, Alex

Laboratory Genetic Counselor

Finley, Alex

Alex joined Greenwood Genetic Center in 2023 as a laboratory genetic counselor. Previously, she was a prenatal genetic counselor in a maternal fetal medicine clinic in Savannah, Georgia. Alex is interested in the multidisciplinary integration of communications, graphic design, and education within genetics to promote holistic healthcare and service. Alex serves as a liaison between the GGC Diagnostic Laboratories and our network of referring physicians, genetic counselors, and other healthcare providers. She is a member of the National Society of Genetic Counselors and is certified by the American Board of Genetic Counseling.

Contact Information

Office: (864) 388-1053
[email protected]


  • B.S. Biochemistry, University of Minnesota, 2020
  • B.S. Technical Writing and Communication, University of Minnesota, 2020
  • M.S. Genetic Counseling, University of Utah, 2022

Selected Publications

  • Finley, A. K., Andoni, L., May, C. A., Stark, L. A., & Dent, K. M. (2023). Exploring the impact of virtual SPIKES training on genetic counselors’ confidence to deliver difficult news. Journal of Genetic Counseling, 00, 1–10.

Meet Charlie

After a long three-year struggle trying to have children, our son, Charlie, was born on April 18, 2009. He was our miracle...perfect in every way! When Charlie was five days old, our pediatrician called to notify us that one of the numbers from the heel prick test was a bit high. We headed to the hospital that afternoon for more tests. I will never forget the following day. It was cool and crisp - not a cloud in the sky. The next thing I know, our ...

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