Ashley Yee, MSW

Title: Director of Patient Engagement

Organization: Global Genes

Bio: Ashley Yee, MSW received her B.A in Psychology and Social Behaviors with a minor in Sociology and Anthropology from the University of California, Irvine. She later earned her Master in Social Work with an emphasis in industrial social work from the University of Southern California. For the last 4 years, she has been with Global Genes, joining as the educational program manager and is currently in the role of Director of Patient Engagement.


This panel discusses genetic carrier health, mental health and coping skills, and assistance for Duchenne families.

Virginia Kimonis, MD, MRCP

Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Genetics and Genomic Medicine

University of California, Irvine Medical Center, Children’s Hospital of Orange County

Lauren Morgenroth, MS, CGC

Chief Operating Officer


Ashley Yee, MSW

Director of Patient Engagement

Global Genes

Laurie Miller, CSW

Clinical Social Worker

Children's Hospital of Los Angeles

Leona Filis

Special Needs Attorney

The Filis Law Firm, P.C.

Kelly Maynard


The Duchenne Family Assistance Program

Marissa Penrod


The Duchenne Family Assistance Program