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State Genetics Contact:

Barb Dalbec                                                                                                                               Minnesota Department of Health                                                                                              Community and Family Health                                                                                                   PO Box 62882                                                                                                                          St Paul, MN  55164-0882                                                                                                           651-201-3758                                                                                                                   
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.

Click here for: Minnesota Department of Health: Clinics for Children
                     with Special Health 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.
Click here for: Gene Tests Homepage
Click here for: GeneTests - Minnesota Clinical Directory
Genetics Training Program:

Click here for: University of Minnesota – Graduate Studies in Genetic Counseling
State Genetics Documents:

Click for:  - The Minnesota Chronic Disease Genomics Project – December 2003

               - The Minnesota Department of Health –
MCH Block Grant

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 Minnesota is:

Click here for: Chapter 72A. Regulation of Trade Practices. 72A.139 Use of Genetic Tests.

Resources for genetic legislation include:

State genetics contact

Click here for: Minnesota State 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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