GENERAL INFORMATION

NEW JERSEY

State Genetic Information

State Genetics Contact:

Suzanne S. M. Karabin, MS, CGC
New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services
Family Health Services
Newborn Screening and Genetic Services Program
PO Box 364
Trenton, New Jersey 08625-0364
Tel: 609-292-1582
Fax: 609-292-1582
Suzanne.Karabin@doh.state.nj.us

New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services/Division of Family Health Services/Genetic Services
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-New Jersey 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.
Title 10. Civil Rights. Regarding genetic privacy. §10:5-43to §10:5-49

Resources for genetic legislation include: