GENERAL INFORMATION

NORTH CAROLINA

State Genetic Information

State Genetics Contact:

Joan Crissey, MA, CCC-SLP, State Genetics Coordinator
North Carolina Public Health Genetics and NBS Unit
Children Youth Branch
1928 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-1928
Tel: 919-707-5630
Fax: 919-870-4880
joan.crissey@ncmail.net

Women and Children’s Division/Children and Youth Branch-Genetics and Newborn Screening Unit
Genetics and Newborn Screening Region 3 Collaborative

Needs Assessment Planning

North Carolina Task Force on Genomics and Public Health 2004

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 Research

Duke Center for Human Genetics

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. 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: