Selected Faculty and Graduate Assistant Profiles


R. L. Chamberlain, MD 
Location/Appointment: Vice-President of FSRG; and Reader, Department of Applied Physiology, FSRG deGruyter-McKusick Institute of Health Sciences; Buckhannon, WV, USA
Clinical interests: general psychiatry, sports medicine, ob/gyn
Military Service: U.S. Navy Medical Officer, 
Training: Family Practice, U.S. Navy; University of Marylan
Medical School: Medical Doctor (MD), Medical School of West Virginia University and Medical College of Virginia, 1942-1945
College: Bachelor of Science (BS), West Virginia Wesleyan College (Major: biology/chem; Minor: German), 
Languages: English (first), German (basic)


Mikaela I Poling, BA

Location/Appointment: Secretary of FSRG; Graduate Research Assistant,
Department of Applied Physiology, FSRG deGruyter-McKusick Institute of Health Sciences, FSRG; Buckhannon, WV, USA
Clinical interests: Freeman-Sheldon spectrum nosology, stress physiology in muscles and cardiopulmonary system, and PTSD in chronic illness
College: Bachelor of Arts (BA), West Virginia Wesleyan College2004-2008 [Major: History, specialisation in modern Western medical history (primary) and early history of the Church of England (secondary); Minor: Psychology]
Undergraduate Thesis: Be Not Their Death in Vain: A Treatise for the use of German Clinical and Basic Science Research (1933-1945)
Senior Psychology Research: Risk Stratification of Bipolar Spectrum Disorder in Rural Adolescents: a Cross-Sectional Randomised Mood Disorder Questionnaire (MDQ) Study

J Andrés Morales Corado, MBBS
Location/Appointment: Medical Genetics Fellow; Graduate Research Assistant, Department of Applied Physiology, FSRG deGruyter-McKusick Institute of Health SciencesGuatemala City, Guatemala
Clinical interests: clinical outcomes, care delivery, and quality of life in Freeman-Sheldon spectrum; paediatric clinical genetics
Medical School: Faculty of Clinical Medicine, Universidad de San Carlos de Guatemala, 2006-2012
Graduation Thesis: Nutritional Situation and Alimentary Insecurity Risks of Children in Rural and Urban Areas of the Republic of Guatemala: Observational Study of Children Ages 7 to 12 Years in the Departments of Alta Verapaz, Baja Verapaz, Chimaltenango, Guatemala, Jalapa, Jutiapa, Santa Rosa, and Sololá. (March 2012) Study coordinated with the University of Alcalá, Madrid, Spain.
Languages: Spanish (first), English (High Level), German (A1), Japanese (Basic)

Hello, I'm Andrés Morales, MBBS, from Guatemala. I have been developing the proper setting for the attention of patients with FSS, SHS, DA1 and DA3, at the Medical Genetics Clinic of the Public Hospitals: San Juan de Dios and Roosevelt in Guatemala City. 

I'm glad and thankful to have the opportunity of improving the health care of people affected by the diseases mentioned before. 

If you have any concerns related to FSS, please do not hesitate to contact us.