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Faculty Detail    
Campus Address KAUL 210B Zip 0024
Phone  205-934-4983
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Faculty Appointment(s)
Appointment Type Department Division Rank
Primary  Genetics   Clinical Genetics Professor
Secondary  Genetics   Clinical Genetics Associate Professor
Secondary  Pediatrics   Ped - General Pediatrics Professor

Biographical Sketch 
Dr Rutledge received her undergraduate degree from Vanderbilt University and her MD from the University of South Alabama in Mobile, Alabama. She is trained and board certified in Genetics and Biochemical Genetics, Pediatrics and Neurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology. She is Medical Director of the UAB Biochemical Genetics Laboratory and Director of Clinical Services in the Department of Genetics. She is an advisor to the Newborn Screening and Follow-up Program for the State of Alabama Department of Public Health. Dr. Rutledge has been listed in the Best Doctors in America since 1994.

Society Memberships
Organization Name Position Held Org Link
American Academy of Pediatrcis     
American Society of Human Genetics     
Child Neurology Society     
Socieity for inherited Metabolic Disorders     
The Society for the Study of Inborn Errors of Metabolism     

Research/Clinical Interest
Inborn errors of metabolism neurogenetics, neurofibromatosis

Selected Publications 
Publication PUBMEDID
A new genetic disorder in mitochondrial fatty acid β-oxidation: new insights into fatty acid metabolism. He M., Rutledge SL, Kelly D,Palmer CA, Murdoch. J, Majumder, N , Nicolls RD, Matern D, Vockley J. Am J Hum Genetics, 81: 87-103, 2007.

Abnormal white matter in a neurologically intact child with Incontinentia Pigmenti. Bryant SA, Rutledge SL. Pediatric Neurology, 36: 199-202, 2007.
Novel mutations in CPT 1A define molecular heterogeneity of hepatic carnitine palmitoyl transferase 1 deficiency. MJ Bennett, RL Boriack, S Narayan, SL Rutledge , ML Raff. Molecular Genetics & Metabolism. 82(1):59-63, 2004 May.   15110323