Family History Research


​​Lana Leggett-Kealey, Ph.D.

Professional Genealogist, PLCGS

at Genetic Genealogy Encounter - How to Find  your Family History

Lana Leggett-Kealey's experience and qualifications include:   

  • Certificate in Genealogical Research - Boston University 
  • Certificate in Genealogical Studies - American Records - the National Institute for Genealogical Studies, University of Toronto 
  • Ph.D. in Chemistry - Arizona State University
  • Forensic Genealogy Institute - Advanced Genetic Genealogy and Unknown Parentage Cases - 2015 and 2016.
  • Instructor -  "DNA & Genealogy" at Osher Continuing Education at Dartmouth College - Fall 2015, Fall 2016, Spring 2017, Winter 2018.
  • Worked with adoptees / people of unknown parentage clients using their DNA test results to determine ancestry connections
  • Graduate of ProGen 25 - professional genealogy study group
  • Member of ProGen NGSQ monthly article discussion group

Lana is also a member of the:

  • National Genealogical Society
  • Association of Professional Genealogists


Genetic Genealogy Encounter.