Newborn Screening Contact Information

NBS Laboratory
Danita Rollin, BS, MT (ASCP)
334-260-3400 ext. 3475

Follow-up Program 
Cindy Ashley

Newborn Screening

If you have questions, updates/corrections to state information, please contact Brad therrell at (512) 921-1400 or

Download all newborn screening state contact information

PDF file containing contact information for the laboratory and follow-up coordinators in each state's and territory's newborn screening program.

Staff Biography

Dr. Louis BartosheskyLouis E. Bartoshesky, M.D., MPH is a Pediatrician and Clinical Geneticist.

Staff Biography

Dr. Celia KayeCelia I. Kaye, M.D., Ph.D., is Professor and Senior Associate Dean for Education, Office of Educational Development and Research, University of Colorado School of Medicine and a geneticist and professor of pediatrics at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.

Staff Biography

Dr. Bradford L. TherrellBradford L. Therrell, Jr., Ph.D. is the Director of the National Newborn Screening and Global Resource Center.  He retired as Professor/Research, Department of Pediatrics, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UTHSCSA), in January of 2013 and is currently serving as an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Pediatrics.

Birth Defects - Reports and Publications

Birth Defects Tracking and Prevention: Too Many States Are Not Making the Grade

Authored by Trust for America's Health, a national non-profit organization whose mission is to protect the health and safety of all communities.

US Birth Defects Programs

National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities

Works to identify the causes of birth defects and developmental disabilities, as well as promotes healthy development and well-being.

National Birth Defects Prevention Network

A volunteer-based organization that addresses the issues of birth defects surveillance, research and prevention.
State-specific Birth Defect Profiles

Foreign Language Materials

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Genetics Academic Links

Access Excellence

The site is designed for health and bioscience teachers and students. 

DNA Learning Center

“DNA from the Beginning” provides an animated primer on the basics of DNA.

Fred Friendly Seminar 

"Our Genes/Our Choices", a three-part series exploring the personal, medical, legal, social and ethical challenges brought about by our ever-expanding knowledge of the human genome.

Genetics in Primary Care (GPC) Training Program Curriculum Materials

The materials in this section are designed to serve as a bridge between genetics and primary care. The modules provide a series of teaching cases, developed to be representative of patients seen in primary care, while also allowing for the demonstration of genetics issues and principles. Each module cites web-sites for additional background information and articles from the medical literature, including relevant consensus and policy statements where applicable.