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State Genetic Information
State Genetics Contact:
Joan Crissey, MA, CCC-SLP, State Genetics Coordinator
Needs Assessment Planning
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.
Genetic Counseling Training Program – University of North Carolina School of Medicine/Greensboro
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-North Carolina Clinical Directory
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. Article 3. General Regulations for Insurance. Chapter 58
scroll down to Chapter 58-3-25: Discriminatory practices prohibited, and 58-3-215:Genetic information in health insurance
Resources for genetic legislation include:
- State genetic contacts
- North Carolina General Assembly Online
National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL) Genetics Laws and Legislative Activity.
Select a topic of interest for legislation in each state (where available).