GENERAL INFORMATION

OKLAHOMA

State Genetic Information

State Genetics Contact:

Sharon Vaz, MS
Director of Genetics and
State Genetics Coordinator
Oklahoma State Department of Health
1000 N.E. Tenth, Room 709
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73117-1299
Tel: 405-271-6617
sharonav@health.ok.gov

Oklahoma State Department of Health/Genetics Program
Genetics and Newborn Screening Region 5 Collaborative

Needs Assessment Planning

Oklahoma State Genetics Plan
Oklahoma Genetic Services: Improving Health of Children: Implementation of the State Grants for the Integration of Programs and Information Systems
Oklahoma Genetics Advisory Council
Genetic Education Committee and Family Advisory Committee of Oklahoma

Clinical 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.
Oklahoma Genetic Service Directory

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-Oklahoma Clinical Directory

Genetics Training Program

University of Oklahoma Medical Center

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.
Oklahoma Statutes. Title 36. Insurance. Section 3614.1-2 Genetic nondiscrimination in employment. Section 3614.3 Disclosure of Genetic Information.

Resources for genetic legislation include: