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  State Genetic Information         

State Genetics Contact:
Cindy Ashley, RN, BSN                                                                                                         Short-term follow-up nurse                                                                                                     State Genetics Coordinator                                                                                                      RSA Tower Ste 1350                                                                                                                 201 Monroe Street                                                                                                                    Montgomery, AL 35104                                                                                                             Tel: 334-206-2920                                                                                                                     Fax: 334-206-2983                                                                                                                     cashley@adph.state.al.us
 
Needs Assessment/Planning:

Click here for: State of Alabama Maternal and Child Health Needs Assessment           
                    

 
 
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.

GeneTests, is a publicly-funded, medical genetics information resource that has a searchable clinical directory for all states, type of service, and specialty clinic.
Click here for: Gene Tests Homepage
Click here for: GeneTests-Alabama 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.                                 
Resources for genetic legislation include:

State genetic contacts

Click here for: Alabama Legislature Online

Click here for: National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL) Genetics Laws and Legislative Activity. Select a topic of interest for legislation in each state (where available).
 

 

 

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