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  State Genetic Information         

State Genetics Contact:

Dr. Sharmini V. Rogers, MBBS, MPH Chief
Bureau of Genetics and Healthy Childhood
Department of Health and Senior Services
930 Wildwood Dr.
Jefferson City, MO 65109
(573) 751-6214
(573) 751-6185

Sharmini.Rogers@dhss.mo.gov

 
 
Needs Assessment/Planning:

Click here for: Missouri Genetics Plan
 
 
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.

Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services

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Genetic Tertiary Referral Centers

- Genetic Outreach Clinics (Serving geographically and/or culturally remote areas)

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 - Missouri 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 Missouri is:

Click here for: Chapter 375. Provisions Applicable to All Insurance Companies. Section 375-1309 Confidentiality of Genetic Information

Resources for genetic legislation include:

State genetics contact

Click here for: Missouri General Assembly 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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