Ms. Seifert has been the Clinic Coordinator at the Johns Hopkins Cleft & Craniofacial Center since 1998. From 1997 to 2000, Ms. Seifert coordinated the Mid-Atlantic Oral Cleft Research Study on the environmental and genetic causes of cleft lip and palate. She was the 1999 winner of the Donna Pruzansky Memorial Fund Award from the American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association, a competitive grant for nurses devoted to the care of patients with cleft lip/palate and other craniofacial anomalies. Ms. Seifert earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing in 1997. She is a 1993 graduate of Lafayette College. In 2010, she accompanied Dr. Redett on a medical mission to Peru to treat children with cleft lip and palate.