Tricia Hall, Ph.D

Tricia Hall.

Dr. Patricia (Tricia) Hall is a Co-Director of the Biochemical Genetics Laboratory at Mayo Clinic, Rochester MN.  She received both her Bachelor’s and PhD degrees in Chemistry from the University of Regina.  Dr. Hall served as a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Saskatchewan until 2011, followed by an ABMG Biochemical Genetics Fellow at Mayo Clinic until 2013.  She served as a Co-Chair on the Newborn Screening Advisory Committee at the Georgia Department of Public Health for more than 5 years, and she is certified in Clinical Biochemical Genetics by the American Board of Medical Genetics and Genomics.  In 2015, Dr. Hall received the Richard King Trainee Award by the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ACMG) for her manuscript titled, “Postanalytical tools to improve performance of newborn screening by tandem mass spectrometry”.  Recently, she served as Newborn Screening Laboratory Director at the Georgia Department of Public Health.  Her research interests include newborn screening performance improvement, with a particular focus on the reduction of false positive screens, allowing accurate diagnosis and prompt treatment for those infants who require it, and minimizing the disruption and stress for those who do not.