State Genetic Information

State Genetics Coordinators:

Breena Holmes, MD
Director, Maternal and Child Health
Vermont Department of Health
108 Cherry St., P.O. Box 70
Burlington, VT 05402-0070
Tele: 802-951-4021

Consultant/Clinical Genetics issues

Leah Burke, MD
Vermont Regional Genetics Center
112 Colchester Ave
Burlington, VT 05401
Tele: 802-847-4310
Fax: 802-847-4664

Cynthia L. Ingham, RN, BSN
Newborn Screening Program Chief
Vermont Department of Health
Children with Special Health Needs
P.O. Box 70, 108 Cherry St.
Burlington, VT 05402
Tele: 802-951-5180
Fax: 802-951-1218


Vermont Department of Public Health
Genetics and Newborn Screening Region 1 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.
Vermont Department of Health Clinics for Children with Special Health Care Needs

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-Vermont Clinical Directory


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.
Title 18: Health Chapter 217 – Genetic Testing

Resources for genetic legislation include: