GENERAL INFORMATION

ALASKA

State Genetic Information

State Genetics Contact:

Tamara Bowdon
Genetics and Metabolic Clinic Manager
Division of Public Health, Department of Health and Social Services
4701 Business Park Blvd. Suite 20 Bldg J
Anchorage, AK 99503
Tel: 907-269-3430
Tamara.bowdon@alaska.gov

Alaska Department of State and Public Services Website
Genetics and Newborn Screening Region 7 Collaborative 

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
Alaska Genetics 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. 
GeneTests Homepage
GeneTests - Alaska 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. One example of genetic-related legislation in Alaska is:

Click here for: Title 21. Insurance/Article 02. Health Care Insurance Provisions. Section 21.54.100 Unfair Discrimination

Resources for genetic legislation include: