Helen Smith, RN, MSN

Senior Nurse Researcher

Phone: 404-778-8477

Email: hsmith@genetics.emory.edu

Additional Contact Information

Mailing Address:

Department of Human Genetics

1462 Clifton Rd.
Suite 300

Atlanta, GA 30322


Ms. Smith is a registered nurse with a Bachelor of Science and Master's Degree in Nursing from the Medical College of Georgia. As the nurse researcher for our study of Down syndrome, she recruits families to participate and coordinate all study logistics. She assists with various aspects of the Down Syndrome Clinic providing families with basic information about Down syndrome and ensuring that they are aware of important community resources.


  • BS, Special Education, University of Georgia, 1985-1987
  • BS, Nursing, Medical College of Georgia, 1987-1989
  • MSN, Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing, Medical College of Georgia, 1987-1989