Laurie Miller, CSW

Title: Clinical Social Worker

Organization: Children's Hospital of Los Angeles

Bio: Laurie Miller, CSW has been working as a Clinical Social Worker at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA), for the past 4 ½ years. She works in both the Neurology and Neurosurgery Clinics to provide support to patients and their families affected by a number of Neurological conditions. Laurie is currently the Social Worker for the Muscular Dystrophy Clinic at CHLA and has a deep compassion and desire to assist patients and their families in navigating the psycho-social-emotional impact of chronic illness.


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