GENERAL INFORMATION

ALABAMA

State Genetic Information

State Genetics Contact:

Cindy Ashley, RN, BSN
Short-term follow-up nurse, State Genetics Coordinator
RSA Tower Ste 1350, 201 Monroe Street
Montgomery, AL 35104
Tel: 334-206-2920
Fax: 334-206-2983
cashley@adph.state.al.us

Alabama Department of Public Health Website
Newborn Screening Program Website
Genetics and Newborn Screening Region 3 Collaborative

Needs Assessment Planning

State of Alabama Maternal and Child Health Needs Assessment

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.

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-Alabama Clinical Directory

Legislation

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.

Resources for genetic legislation include: