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2001 Polaris Pkwy
Columbus, OH 43240

Phone: (614) 293-2605

Email: sturm.28@osu.edu

 

Current OSU Appointment

Associate Professor-Clinical, Human Genetics

 

Certifications

2002 - present Certified Genetic Counselor: American Board of Genetic Counseling
 

Degrees

1998 B.S., Baldwin-Wallace College

2000 M.S., The Ohio State University

2001 M.S., University of Michigan

 

Editorial Activities

present The National Alliance for Thrombosis and Thrombophilia
present The National Alliance for Thrombosis and Thrombophilia
2003 - present Journal of Medical Genetics
2004 - present Preventing Chronic Disease Journal
2004 - present Trends in Molecular Medicine
2009 - present Journal of Cardiovascular Translational Research
2011 - present Journal of Genetic Counseling
 

Honors

2011 Outstanding Volunteer. National Society of Genetic Counselors.
 

Journal Articles

Sturm AC. "Cardiovascular genetics: are we there yet?." Journal Of Medical Genetics. Vol. 41, no. 5. (May 2004.): 321-.

Varga,Elizabeth,A; Sturm,Amy,C; Misita,Caron,P; Moll,Stephan. "Cardiology patient pages. Homocysteine and MTHFR mutations: relation to thrombosis and coronary artery disease.." Circulation. Vol. 111, no. 19. (May 2005.): e289-.

Sturm AC, Koenig C. "Taking heredity to heart: what the family physician should know about cardiovascular genetics." The Ohio Family Physician. Vol. 59, no. 1. (January 2007.): 46-47.

Sturm AC; Sweet K; Schwirian PM; Koenig C; Westman J; Kelly KM. "Lessons learned while developing a cancer family history campaign in the Columbus, Ohio metropolitan area.." Community Genetics. Vol. 11, no. 5. (January 2008.): 304-.

MacLeod H, Sturm AC. "Update on cardiovascular genetic counseling 2008." J of Cardiovasc Trans Res. Vol. 1, no. 4. (December 2008.): 305-307.

Shedlosky-Shoemaker R; Sturm AC; Saleem M; Kelly KM. "Tools for assessing readability and quality of health-related Web sites.." Journal Of Genetic Counseling. Vol. 18, no. 1. (February 2009.): 49-.

Kelly KM; Ferketich AK; Sturm AC; Porter K; Sweet K; Kemp K; Schwirian P; Westman JA. "Cancer risk and risk communication in urban, lower-income neighborhoods.." Preventive Medicine. Vol. 48, no. 4. (April 2009.): 392-.

Ament AE; Li Z; Sturm AC; Perko JD; Lawson S; Masterson M; Quadros EV; Tanner SM. "Juvenile cobalamin deficiency in individuals of African ancestry is caused by a founder mutation in the intrinsic factor gene GIF.." British Journal Of Haematology. Vol. 144, no. 4. (February 2009.): 622-.

Kelly KM; Sturm AC; Kemp K; Holland J; Ferketich AK. "How can we reach them? Information seeking and preferences for a cancer family history campaign in underserved communities.." Journal Of Health Communication. Vol. 14, no. 6. (September 2009.): 573-.

Beech,Cameron,M; Liyanarachchi,Sandya; Shah,Nidhi,P; Sturm,Amy,C; Sadiq,May,F; De la Chapelle,Albert; Tanner,Stephan,M. "Ancient founder mutation is responsible for Imerslund-Grasbeck Syndrome among diverse ethnicities." ORPHANET JOURNAL OF RARE DISEASES. Vol. 6, (November 2011.): 74-.

Shah NP, Beech CM, Sturm AC, Tanner SM. "Investigation of the ABC transporter MRP1 in selected patients with presumed defects in vitamin B12 absorption." Blood. Vol. 117, no. 16. (April 2011.): 4397-4398.

Kopp B, Pastore M, Sturm AC, Holtzlander MJ, Westman JA. "A novel exon duplication of the cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator in a patient presenting with adult onset recurrent pancreatitis." Pancreas. Vol. 40, no. 5. (July 2011.): 773-777.

Sturm,Amy,C; Mohler,Peter,J. "Defining the Disconnect Between In Vitro Models and Human Arrhythmogenic Disease Context Matters." Circulation. Vol. 124, no. 9. (August 2011.): 993-995.

Densupsoontorn N, Sanpakit K, Vijarnsorn C, Pattaragarn A, Kangwanpornsiri C, Jatutipsompol C, Tirapongporn H, Jirapinyo P, Shah N, Sturm AC, Tanner SM.. "Imerslund-Grasbeck Syndrome in First Thai Case: New Mutation in Amnionless and Management." Clinical Pediatrics. (January 2011.): -.

Sturm,Amy,C; Manickam,Kandamurugu. "Direct-to-Consumer Personal Genomic Testing: A Case Study and Practical Recommendations for "Genomic Counseling"." JOURNAL OF GENETIC COUNSELING. Vol. 21, no. 3. (June 2012.): 402-412.

Smith,Wendy,M; Lange,Julie,M; Sturm,Amy,C; Tanner,Stephan,M; Mauger,Thomas,F. "Familial Peripheral Keratopathy without PAX6 Mutation." Cornea. Vol. 31, no. 2. (February 2012.): 130-133.

Sturm,Amy,Curry. "Genetic testing in the contemporary diagnosis of cardiomyopathy.." Current heart failure reports. Vol. 10, no. 1. (March 2013.): 63-72.

Sturm,Amy,C; Hershberger,Ray,E. "Genetic testing in cardiovascular medicine: current landscape and future horizons." CURRENT OPINION IN CARDIOLOGY. Vol. 28, no. 3. (May 2013.): 317-325.

 

Reference Works

January 1998 Jewell S, Dierksheide J, Curry A, Shrestha AK."Suppression of experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis (EAE) by portal vein (PV) injection of myelin basic protein (MBP)" . : A600
January 2000 Rampersaud AA, Curry A, Plass C, Yates AJ."GD3 synthase: Genomic organization and expression in human glioma cells" .
January 2004 Sturm AC, Fitzgerald SM, Binkley PK, Sparks EA, Wooley CF, Scheuner MT, Eng C."Initial development of an adult medical genetics program" Toronto.
January 2005 Sturm AC, Varga E, Eng C."High frequency of familial cardiovascular risk in a cancer genetics clinical population suggests the need for genetics services for adult-onset cardiovascular disorders" Salt Lake City.
August 2006 Sweet K, Sturm AC, Westman JA, Kelly K."Promotion and marketing of the Jameslink-OSUCAP - A web tool to assess cancer risk" Brisbane.
August 2006 Sturm AC, Sweet K, Westman JA, Kemp K, Philips W, Ferketich A, Kelly K."The effect of a cancer family history public health campaign on information-seeking and genetic counseling referrals" Brisbane.
November 2006 Jacobs M, Edwards J, Sturm AC."Screening for cancer and coronary artery disease in Columbia, South Carolina: Risk assessment based on family history" Nashville.
March 2007 Kelly K, Sturm AC, Ferketich A, Sweet K, Schwirian P, Kemp K, Westman J."How Can We Reach Them? Preferences for a Cancer Family History Day Campaign in Five Lower Income Communities" .
October 2007 Sturm AC and Varga EA."Thrombophilia testing: Is there really a consensus?" Kansas City.
October 2009 Sturm AC, Craven C, Coss P, Bennett B, Nottingham S, Sweet K."Family HealthLink: A Unique, Online, Automated Risk Assessment Tool for Cancer and Coronary Heart Disease" Honolulu.

Softwares

January 2008 Sweet K, Sturm AC.."Family HealthLink"
January 2010 AC Sturm."Coronary Heart Disease Genetics"

Presentations

"The Genomic Organization of the Human GD3 Synthase Gene and its Expression in Five Human Glioma Cell Lines." Presented at Master's Degree Thesis and Defense, Columbus, OH. (June 2000)

"The Role of the Phosphoinositide Kinase PI(3)Kgamma in the Development of Colorectal Cancer." Presented at Department of Human Genetics Seminar, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, Ann Arbor, MI. (March 2001)

"Lessons from Human Progeroid Syndromes." Presented at Department of Human Genetics Seminar, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, Ann Arbor, MI. (October 2001)

"Genetic Counseling Issues in Cardiovascular Disease, Coronary Artery Disease." Presented at 24th Annual Education Conference of the National Society of Genetic Counselors, Los Angeles, CA. (November 2005)

"Evidence-Based Medicine Meets Medical Genetics." Presented at 56th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Human Genetics, New Orleans, LA. (October 2006)

"The Development of a Cancer Family History Public Health Campaign in the Columbus, Ohio Metropolitan Area." Presented at European Association of Cancer Education Annual Conference, Enschede. (June 2006)

"Partnerships in Developing a Cancer Risk Education e-Tool: the Jameslink-OSUCAP." Presented at European Association of Cancer Education International Meeting, Enschede. (June 2006)

"Websites on Genetic Counseling and Genetic Testing: Quality, Cultural Content, and Readability." Presented at 25th Annual Education Conference of the National Society of Genetic Counselors, Nashville, TN. (November 2006)

"How Can We Reach Them? Preferences for a Cancer Family History Day Campaign in Five Lower Income Communities." Presented at 31st Annual Meeting of the American Society of Preventive Oncology, Houston, TX. (March 2007)

"Developing a Cancer Family History Public Health Campaign: What is the Need in the Community?." Presented at 28th Annual Meeting and Scientific Sessions of the Society of Behavioral Medicine, Washington, D.C.. (March 2007)

"Identification of a Novel Mutation in the Beta-Myosin Heavy Chain Gene Associated with Variable Phenotypic Expression of cardiomyopathy." Presented at 57th Annual American College of Cardiology Scientific Session Meeting, Chicago, IL. (March 2008)

"Reclassification of the L555R missense mutation in MLH1 as a pathogenic mutation.." Presented at Collaborative Group of the Americas on Inherited Colorectal Cancer., Cleveland, OH. (September 2008)

"Incorporating Cardiogenetics Into Your Practice and Institution." Presented at 28th Annual Education Conference of the National Society of Genetic Counselors Short Course, Taking Heredity to Heart: Cardiovascular Genetics, An Overview, Los Angeles, CA, US|USA. (October 2008)

"Getting to the Heart of the Matter: Cardiac Genetics for the Non-Cardiac Counselor." Presented at National Society of Genetic Counselors Annual Education Conference, Atlanta, GA. (November 2009)

"Use of Genetics in the Clinical Evaluation and Management of Cardiac Disease." Presented at Genetics Task Force of Illinois, Chicago, IL. (February 2011)

"Lessons Learned in Clinical Implementation of an Automated Cancer and Coronary Heart Disease Family History Risk Assessment Tool at a Comprehensive Cancer Center." Presented at American College of Medical Genetics, Vancouver, BC, CA|CAN. (March 2011)

"Cardiovascular-OMICS: The Impact of Genomics on Personalized Cardiovascular Medicine." Presented at National Society of Genetic Counselors Annual Education Conference, San Diego, CA, US|USA. (October 2011)

"The establishment of the Ohio State University Medical Center-Coriell Personalized Medicine Collaborative Research Study: Genetic Counseling for Patients with Chronic Disease." Presented at American College of Medical Genetics, Vancouver, BC, CA|CAN. (March 2011)

 

Professional Activities

2005 - present Cardiovascular Genetics Working Group. Ohio Department of Health.
2008 - present PGxHealth Genetic Counselor Advisory Board. PGxHealth Genetic Testing Laboratory.
2011 - present Speaker's Bureau. Bioreference Laboratories, GeneDx.
2003 - 2005 Professional Advisory Board. Chromosome Deletion Outreach.
2006 - 2007 Cancer Genetics Working Group. Ohio Department of Health.
2010 Genetic Counselor Consulting. Berkeley Heart Lab.
2011 Genetic Counselor Reviewer, Cardiovascular Disease, Sudden Death, and Congenital Heart Defects Algorithms. National Coalition for Health Professional Education in Genetics (NCHPEG).