Geneticist Hoyme joins Banner-Diamond 

Dr. Gene Hoyme, clinical professor, joined the University of Arizona Department of Pediatrics and Banner-Diamond Children’s hospital in the Division of Genetics and Behavioral Pediatrics.

Hoyme also serves as senior adviser to the Center for Applied Genetics and Genomic Medicine at UA Health Sciences. As a pediatric geneticist, he will provide care for children with genetic disorders.

He previously served on the UA faculty from 1986-’97 and was its chief of the Division of Medical and Molecular Genetics. He went on to be professor and chief of the Division of Medical Genetics and associate chair of the Department of Pediatrics at Stanford University and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital in Palo Alto, California. Most recently, he was chairman of the Department of Pediatrics at the Sanford School of Medicine of the University of South Dakota and chief of Genetics and Genomic Medicine at Sanford Health in Sioux Falls, S.D.

Hoyme’s research focuses on the delineation of genetic syndromes and fetal alcohol spectrum disorders. He is board certified in pediatrics, clinical genetics and clinical cytogenetics.