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State Genetic Information
State Genetics Contact:
Michelle Kempf-Weibel, MS, CGC
Wisconsin Department of Health Services/Children with Special Health Care Needs Program
Wisconsin Statewide Genetics
West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources/Bureau for Public Health/ Office of Children with Special Health Care Needs
Genetics and Newborn Screening Region 4 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.
Wisconsin State Laboratory of Hygiene- Treatment Centers for Genetic Disorders Identified through Newborn Screening
Locating a Medical Genetics Provider
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-Wisconsin Clinical Directory
Genetic Training Program
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. Examples of genetic-related legislation in Wisconsin are:
Chapter 631. Insurance Contracts. Restrictions on use of genetic test results.
Chapter 632. Disability Insurance. Preexisting conditions.
Resources for genetic legislation include:
- State genetic contacts
- Wisconsin State Legislature Online
National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL) Genetics Laws and Legislative Activity.
Select a topic of interest for legislation in each state (where available).