State Genetic Information

State Genetics Contact:

Lynn Martinez
Birth Defects and Genetics Program
Utah Department of Health
P.O. Box 144691
Salt Lake City, UT 84114-4691
Tel: 801-538-9308

Additional Genetics Contact

Rebecca Giles, MPH, CHES
Program Manager
Chronic Disease Genomics Program
Utah Department of Health
PO Box 142106
Salt Lake City, UT 84114-2106
Tel: 801-538-6259


Utah Department of Health/Birth Defects and Genetics Program
Utah Department of Health/Children with Special Health Care Needs
Utah Department of Health/Bureau of Health Promotion/Chronic Disease Genomics Program
Genetics and Newborn Screening Region 6 Collaborative

Needs Assessment Planning

State Genetics Plan

All Genetic Services

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

Clinical 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 Genetics Services in Utah
Utah Department of Health/Children with Special Health Care Needs Specialty Clinics

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-Utah Clinical Directory

Genetic Counselor Training Program

University of Utah Graduate Program in Genetic Counseling Salt Lake City, Utah


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.
Utah Code. Title 26. Chapter 45. Genetic Privacy Act.

Resources for genetic legislation include: