State Genetic Information

State Genetics Contact:

Mary Riske, RN, MS
University of North Dakota
Department of Pediatrics and Medical Genetics
P.O. Box 9037
Grand Forks, ND 58202-9037
Tel: 701-777-4243

North Dakota Department of Health/Division of Family Health/Genetics Program
Genetics and Newborn Screening Region 5 Collaborative

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.
University of North Dakota/Department of Pediatrics
Division of Medical Genetics

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-North Dakota 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. One example of genetic-related legislation in North Dakota is:
Title 26.1 Insurance. Chapter 26.1-36.3 Small Employer Employee Health Insurance. 36.3-01 Definitions
Pertaining to genetics and health insurance anti-discrimination law

Resources for genetic legislation include: