• Kim Piper
  • Iowa Department of Public Health
    Executive Officer, Center for Congenital and Inherited Disorders & State Genetics Coordinator

Kimberly Noble Piper, RN, BS, CPH, CPHG, is the state genetics coordinator for Iowa and the Executive Officer for the Center for Congenital and Inherited Disorders at the Iowa Department of Public Health. She holds certifications in public health and public health genomics. Ms. Noble Piper started her nursing career as a maternity nurse and manager of maternity services in a large hospital in Des Moines. Ms. Noble Piper was the perinatal nurse consultant for the IDPH for six years prior to becoming the state genetics coordinator in 2004. As the Executive Officer for the Center for Congenital and Inherited Disorders, Kim is responsible for administrative oversight of the state’s public health genomic programs. This includes newborn screening, maternal prenatal screening, regional genetics and neuromuscular clinics, Iowa Registry for Congenital and Inherited Disorders (Iowa’s birth defects and stillbirth registry), family health history programming, and life course theory).

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