GENERAL INFORMATION

PENNSYLVANIA

State Genetic Information

State Genetics Contact:

David Marchetto
Pennsylvania Department of Health
Division Director,
Division of Newborn Disease Prevention & Identification
Genetics Program
7th and Forster St. 7th floor, East wing
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 17108-0090
Tel: 717-783-8143
dmarchetto@dsf.health.state.pa.us

Pennsylvania Department of Health/Bureau of Family Health/Genetics Program
Genetics and Newborn Screening Region 2 Collaborative

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.

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-Pennsylvania Clinical Directory

Genetic Training Program

University of Pittsburgh/Department of Human Genetics/Genetic Counseling Program

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.

Resources for genetic legislation include: