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State Genetic Information
State Genetics Contact:
Needs Assessment Planning
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.
University of Kentucky Medical Center
Markey Cancer Center
University of Kentucky Children’s Hospital/Division of Genetics and Dysmorphology
University of Louisville
Weisskopf Child Evaluation Center
GeneTests, is a publicly-funded, medical genetics information resource that has a searchable clinical directory for all states, type of service, and specialty clinic.
Genetic Clinical Research
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 Kentucky is:
Resources for genetic legislation include:
- State genetic contacts
- Kentucky 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).