Anita Beck, MD

Anita Beck, MD, MD/PhD

Medical Genetics Seattle, WA

Instructor at Seattle Children's Hospital & the University of Washington

Office Address

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  • Dept. Pediatrics, Box 356320
    1959 NE Pacific St., HSB RR347
    Seattle, WA 98195
    Phone: (206) 685-3412

Dr. Beck's Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Medical Genetics: Clinical Genetics
  • Clinical Interests: Pediatrics: Medical Genetics

Dr. Beck's Faculty Appointments & Work History

  • Attending PhysicianSeattle Children’s Hospital
    Seattle, WA
  • Attending PhysicianUniversity of Washington Medical Center
    Seattle, WA
  • Attending PhysicianProvidence Alaska Medical Center
    Anchorage, AK
  • Acting Assistant ProfessorUniversity of Washington
    Seattle, WA
  • Acting InstructorUniversity of Washington
    Seattle, WA
  • Research ScientistBamshad laboratory, UW Pediatric Genetics

Dr. Beck's Education & Medical Training

  • U Washington Affil HospsU Washington Affil HospsFellowship, Genetics & Developmental Medicine
  • Stanford University ProgStanford University ProgPost Doctoral Fellowship, Genetics
  • Stanford UniversityStanford UniversityFellowship, Medical Genetics
  • University of California at San FranciscoUniversity of California at San FranciscoResidency, Pediatrics
  • University of California at San FranciscoUniversity of California at San FranciscoInternship, Pediatrics
  • Washington Univ Sch of MedWashington University School of Medicine in St. LouisMedical School
  • Massachusetts Institute of TechnologyMassachusetts Institute of TechnologyOther Training, BS, Biology

Dr. Beck's Certifications & Licensure

  • AK State Medical LicenseAK State Medical License2012 - 2014
  • WA State Medical LicenseWA State Medical License2010 - 2015
  • CA State Medical LicenseCA State Medical License1999 - 2015
  • American Board of Medical GeneticsAmerican Board of Medical GeneticsClinical Genetics, 2005
  • American Board of PediatricsAmerican Board of PediatricsPediatrics, 2002

Dr. Beck's Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Seattle Met magazine’s Top Doctors2012
  • National Institutes of Health (NIH)/ National Institute of Child Health and Development (NICHD)5-year Mentored Patient-Oriented Research Career Development Award (K23)National Institutes of Health (NIH)/ National Institute of Child Health and Development (NICHD), 2009
  • Stanford University, 2003 - 2005Fellowship award NIGMS/NIH grant for “Postdoctoral Training in Medical Genetics”Stanford University, 2003 - 2005, 2005
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Dr. Beck's Publications & Presentations

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  • Autosomal Dominant Microtia and Coloboma: New Syndrome or an Extension of the Oculo-Auriculo-Vertebral Spectrum.Beck AE, Hudgins L and Hoyme HE, Journal of Investigative Medicine
  • Autosomal Dominant Oculo-Auriculo-Vertebral Spectrum: Report of Nine Additional Families.Beck AE, Hudgins L, Grix AW and Hoyme HE, Proceedings of the Greenwood Genetics Center
  • Autosomal Dominant Deafness and Ectodermal Dysplasia Associated with Heterozygous Mutation in Connexin-26.Beck AE, Hoyme HE, and Hudgins L, Journal of Investigative Medicine
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  • Fast Muscles & Tight Joints: Genetics of Arthrogryposis.Northwest Genetics Exchange – Seattle, WA
  • Defects of embryonic myosin in Freeman-Sheldon syndrome cause reduced force and prolonged relaxation of skeletal myofibers.Northwest Genetics Exchange – Seattle, WA
  • Phenotypic Characterization of Distal Arthrogryposis Type 5: “The ‘eyes’ have it.Northwest Genetics Exchange – Seattle, WA
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Grant Support

  • Identifying The Genetic And Molecular Basis Of Clubfoot
    Identifying The Genetic And Molecular Basis Of ClubfootEunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute Of Child Health &Human Development
    2009 - 2011

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