GENERAL INFORMATION

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

State Genetic Information

State Genetics Contact:

Yvockeea Monteiro
District of Columbia Department of Health
Genetics Program/MCH
825 N. Capitol Street, NE, 3rd Floor
Washington, DC 20002
Tel: 202-442-9158
yvockeea.monteiro@dc.gov

District of Columbia Department of Health
Genetics and Newborn Screening Region 2 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.

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-District of Columbia 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: