Sara Will Crews Finley, a geneticist at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, has died, according to the school. She was 82. Finley and her husband, Wayne, founded the medical genetics program at UAB, the first in the southeast US. She joined the medical faculty in 1960 — the school was then called Medical College of Alabama — and co-directed UAB's medical genetics lab for 30 years.

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