Ken Loud, M.S.

Instructor

Operations Officer

Medical Genetics

Office: ND

Phone: 404-778-8553

Email: kloud@emory.edu

Additional Contact Information

Mailing Address:

Emory Genetics Clinic Building

2165 North Decatur Rd.

Decatur, GA 30033

Research Interests

My research interests and areas of clinical specialization include cancer risk assessment and genetic counseling, strategies for improving access to cancer genetic services, genetic and environmental causes of cancer susceptibility, integration of clinical genetic services into public and private health care programs, and genetic counseling for preconceptional, perinatal and postnatal indications.

Areas of Specialization

  • Cancer risk assessment and genetic counseling
  • Strategies for improving access to cancer genetic services
  • Genetic and environmental causes of cancer susceptibility
  • Integration of clinical genetic services into public and private health care programs
  • Genetic counseling for preconceptional, perinatal and postnatal indications

Education

  • MS, Genetic Counseling, University of South Carolina, 1988
  • BS, Zoology, North Carolina State University, 1980

Board Certifications

  • 1993, Genetic Counseling, American Board of Genetic Counseling

Publications

King, L.C., Loud, K., Tejada, S.B., Kohan, M.J., Lewtas, J. (1983). Evaluation of the release of mutagens and 1-nitropyrene from diesel particles in the presence of lung macrophages in culture. Environmental Mutagenesis, 5, no. 4, 577-88.

Moore, M.M., Loud, K., Templeton, R.K. (1984). The evaluation of the use of 10% rather than 20% horse serum in the cloning and selection of TK-/- mutants of L5178Y/TK+/- mouse lymphoma cells. Mutation Research, 140, no. 4, 215-18.

Hatch, G.E., Boykin, E., Graham, J.A., Lewtas, J., Pott, F., Loud, K., Mumford, J.L. (1985). Inhalable particles and pulmonary host defense: in vivo and in vitro effects of ambient air and combustion particles. Environmental Research, 36, no. 1, 67-80.

Loud, K. (1988). The student genetic counselor. Strategies In Genetic Counseling: Political Influences from Society to the Workplace. Proceedings of the Eight Annual Education Conference of the National Society of Genetic Counselors, 65-66.