GENERAL INFORMATION

MISSOURI

State Genetic Information

State Genetics Contact:

Dr. Sharmini V. Rogers, MBBS, MPH Chief
Bureau of Genetics and Healthy Childhood
Department of Health and Senior Services
930 Wildwood Dr.
Jefferson City, MO 65109
Tel: 573-751-6214
Fax: 573-751-6185
Sharmini.Rogers@dhss.mo.gov

Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services/Genetics
Genetics and Newborn Screening Region 5 Collaborative

Needs Assessment Planning

Missouri Genetics Plan

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.

Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services
Genetic Tertiary Referral Centers
Genetic Outreach Clinics (Serving geographically and/or culturally remote areas)

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-Missouri 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 Missouri is:
Chapter 375. Provisions Applicable to All Insurance Companies. Section 375-1309 Confidentiality of Genetic Information

Resources for genetic legislation include: