Dr Collins is Consultant Clinical Geneticist in the Department of Medical Genomics at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital and has over 25 years experience in clinical genetics practice including diagnosis and management of children and adults with rare genetic diseases. Dr Collins completed her training in Paediatrics and then in clinical genetics at the Children’s Hospitals in Sydney and Center for Medical Genetics at Johns Hopkins Medical Institution. Particular areas of interest include heritable connective tissue disorders, cardiovascular genetics syndromes, multiple congenital anomalies in children and prenatal diagnosis.
Dr Collins also provides genetic consultations for patients with rare genetic conditions, seeking preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) through IVF, and contributes to various professional and lay support groups, currently including medical advisory boards for rare disorders including the Steve Waugh Foundation Medical Health Advisory Board and the Fibrous Dysplasia Ossificans Clinical Consortium. Dr Collins has been a member of the HGSA Clinical Genetics Services working party and contributes to clinical working parties and subcommittees of the NSW Genetic Services Advisory Committee and Australian Genomics Alliance.