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Adrya Stembridge

Adrya Stembridge   
IT Public Health
Shortterm follow up

Primary Job Title
Applications Developer/Analyst

Centers & Contact Information
Adrya Stembridge is an applications developer/analyst, Linux/Windows server administrator, and technical support resource. Drawing on over 15 years of healthcare and insurance related IT experience, she provides software development, server administration, and other IT support to State and Federally funded projects.

Her work and contributions include the State of Georgia Newborn Screening Follow-up Database, SERC Specimen Sample Exchange Program, SERC Nutrition Management Guidelines Application, Ask the Geneticist Q&A resource, Ask The Jewish Geneticist Q&A resource, and the NCC Region 4 Collaborative cutoff interpretation project. Adrya is also a musician and audio technophile, and provides audio engineering services for regional and national healthcare related conferences.

Areas of Expertise

Public health informatics, HIPAA, Newborn Screening (NBS) IT systems, HL7, application development, SQL, Linux server administration, Windows, Macintosh and Linux systems support, audio engineering, and video production.

Selected Publications
  1. Frazier DM, Allgeier C, Homer C, Marriage BJ, Ogata B, Rohr F, Splett PL, Stembridge A, Singh RH. Nutrition management guideline for maple syrup urine disease: An evidence- and consensus-based approach. Mol Genet Metab. 2014 May 17. pii: S1096-7192(14)00160-7. doi: 10.1016/j.ymgme.2014.05.006.
  2. Marquardt G, Currier R, Mchugh DM, et al. (127 authors, including Stembridge A). Enhanced interpretation of newborn screening results without analyte cutoff values. Genet Med. 2012;14(7):648-55. PubMed PMID: 22766634
  3. Otwell E, Stembridge A. Use of Business Process Analysis and Requirements Development to Build the Nutrition Guidelines Portal. SERC/SERGG Annual Meeting, July 2011
  4. Pike BL, He M, Caldwell GS, Chaing SH, Evans C, Hagar AF, McKeever CD, Morris D, Torres J, Stembridge A, and Wood TC. Peer-to-Peer Sample Exchange Program for Continuous Quality Assessment. APHL Annual Meeting, Omaha, NE. June 2011 and The SERC/SERGG Annual Meeting, July 2011
  5. Tesla C, Korf BR, Holt L, Prucka S, Robin NH, Descartes M, Lose E, Stembridge A, Epstein M, Warren S. AsktheGeneticist: five years of online experience. Genet Med. 2009 Apr;11(4):294-304. PubMed PMID: 19282773.
Nutrition Management Guidelines Activity
2008 - Present

SERC Highlights
February 2017

Introducing the NBS Connect patient registry!

Introducing the NBS Connect patient registry!

NBS Connect has been designed as a resource for those affected by certain disorders included in the newborn screening (NBS) panel. Extensive development of the registry will occur via a phased approach. The registry was launched with NBS-PKU Connect for Phenylketonuria, then NBS-MSUD Connect for Maple Syrup Urine Disease. The next phase is now available with. NBS-TYR Connect for Tyrosinemia. Expansion of the registry will continue to include other disorders in the recommended uniform screening panel (RUSP), endorsed by the American College of Medical Genetics (ACMG)

We encourage patients affected with PKU, MSUD and Tyrosinemia to visit the website at , register and complete their participant profiles. Participants will have access to disorder specific education materials, information on the latest research and clinical trials, recipes, interactive health tracking systems, “Ask an Expert” tools and more. We hope you will take advantage of the resources provided which will empower you to make more informed healthcare decisions.

This registry will be an asset both for forming connections between consumers and for building a qualitative database for future research.

If you have any questions, please email the project manager Yetsa Osara at

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