Dr Kym Mina is the Director of Genomics for the Pathology Division of Healius Limited. She began her journey in genetics in 2007 as WA’s first genetic pathology trainee, and was awarded her fellowship in 2012 having attained broad experience in both molecular and cytogenetics in laboratories in WA and NZ. Following a post-fellowship year in translation of whole exome sequencing to clinical practice, Dr Mina took up a Clinical Academic appointment at The University of Western Australia before moving to NSW as the Director of Genetics at Douglass Hanly Moir Pathology. Dr Mina commenced her journey with Healius Limited as the Clinical Director of Genomic Diagnostics, advancing into her current role in 2021.
Dr Mina is the current Chair of the Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia’s Genetics Advisory Committee. She is involved in national committees and activities that promote quality provision of genomic testing. Dr Mina has longstanding involvement in teaching of undergraduate and postgraduate science and medical students and supervision of genetic pathology trainees, and is committed to providing education and support for the appropriate use of genomic testing in all aspects of medical practice.