State Genetic Information

State Genetics Contact:

Brenda Romero
Children’s Medical Services
New Mexico Department of Health
P.O. Box 26110
Santa Fe, New Mexico 87502
Tel: 505-476-8857

New Mexico Department Health/Public Health Division
Genetics and Newborn Screening Region 6 Collaborative

All Genetic Services

Consumer support, Newborn Screening Follow up, Clinical Services, Prenatal Services, Laboratory Services
All Genetic Services in New Mexico

Clnical Genetic Services

Clinical genetics are medical services provided to individuals, families, and populations who have or are at risk for disorders with genetic implications. Services include testing, counseling, education, treatment, and where appropriate, referral for other services.
Clinical Genetic Services in New Mexico

GeneTests, is a publicly-funded, medical genetics information resource that has a searchable clinical directory for all states, type of service, and specialty clinic.
Gene Tests Homepage
GeneTests-New Mexico Clinical Directory


Genetic legislation may be clearly expressed in public health statutes. It may also be embedded in other regulations, administrative rules, or other less obvious statutes, e.g. labor law. Identifying and interpreting state genetics legislation is not necessarily straightforward.
Statutory Chapters in New Mexico Statutes: Chapter 24. Health and Safety. Article 21. Genetic Information Privacy

Resources for genetic legislation include: