GENERAL INFORMATION

KANSAS

State Genetic Information

State Genetics Contact:

Linda Kenney, MPH
Director
Bureau of Children, Youth & Families
Children’s Developmental Services
Kansas Department of Health and Environment
1000 S.W. Jackson, Suite 220
Topeka, KS 66612-1274
Tel: 785-296-1310
lkenney@kdhe.state.ks.us

Kansas Department of Health and Environment/Services for Children with Special Health Care Needs
Genetics and Newborn Screening Region 5 Collaborative

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.

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-Kansas Clinical Directory

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. One example of genetic-related legislation in Kansas is:

Resources for genetic legislation include: