Williams_Kara_720x720Assistant Professor-Clinical, Human Genetics

Eye and Ear Institute
2012 Kenny Road, Rm 261
Columbus, OH 43221

614-293-2314 (fax)


Ophthalmic Genetics

Clinical Interests

Ms. Williams provides genetic counseling services to patients and families with a history of ophthalmic disorders at the Eye and Ear Institute in the ophthalmology clinic. Ophthalmic genetic consultation requires documentation of family history, risk assessment and incorporation of genetic testing as necessary.

Research Interests

Ms. Williams research interests are in ophthalmic genetics. She has a particular interest in inherited retinal dystrophies, glaucoma and corneal dystrophies.


MS: Human Genetics, Sarah Lawrence College, 2020
BS: Applied Biology, Ferris State University, 2007


  • Licensed genetic counselor: State Medical Board of Ohio, 2020 – present
  • Certified genetic counselor: American Board of Genetic Counseling, 2020 – present