About Charles A Williams
Dr. Charles Williams is a Professor Emeritus in the Department of Pediatrics, Division of Genetics and Metabolism. He is board-certified in Medical Genetics and in Pediatrics and received his M.D. degree and his clinical genetics training at the University of Florida. From 1986 until 2000, he served as Chief of the Division of Genetics. The majority of his academic assignment involved evaluating families in the division’s clinics that are held in Gainesville and throughout central and north Florida. He also provided consultation to the Florida School for the Deaf and Blind in St. Augustine.
Dr. Williams has published widely in scholarly journals. He has a long-term research and advocacy interest in Angelman syndrome and was instrumental in founding the U.S. Angelman Syndrome Foundation (ASF) where he currently serves as member its Scientific Advisory Committee.
Medical Genetics; Clinical Genetics, Certificate #1912, October 15, 1984. Lifetime certification.American Board of Medical Genetics
Pediatrics, Certificate #27611, May 17, 1982. Lifetime certification.American Board of Pediatrics
- Angelman syndrome
- Ectodermal dysplasias
- Hearing loss
- Hereditary urea cycle abnormality
- Intellectual disability
- Metabolic neuropathies
- Vision problems
- White matter of the brain