GENERAL INFORMATION

TEXAS

State Genetic Information

Texas Department of State Health Services/Genetics
Genetics and Newborn Screening Region 6 Collaborative

Needs Assessment Planning

State Genetics Plan

Clinical Genetic Services

Consumer support, Newborn Screening Follow up, Clinical Services, Prenatal Services, Laboratory Services
All Genetic Services in Texas

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.
Clinical Genetic Services in Texas
Texas Department of State Health Services – Genetic Services Provider List

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-Texas Clinical Directory

Genetic Counselor Training Program

University of Texas Medical School at Houston

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: