Leadership Bios

Erin Riggs

Erin Rooney Riggs, MS, CGC

Team Lead, ClinGen

Assistant Professor, Autism & Developmental Medicine Institute

Erin Rooney Riggs, MS, CGC, is an Assistant Professor in the Autism & Developmental Medicine Institute at Geisinger, and is co-chair of the Education working group within the Clinical Genome Resource (ClinGen).  Her research interests include developing standards for gene and variant curation, with a particular focus on copy number variation.  She received her Masters in Genetic Counseling from Northwestern University, and previously worked at Emory University as a clinical genetic counselor specializing in general pediatrics and lysosomal storage disease.​