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State Genetic Contacts:

Sib Clack
Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services
Birth Defects Registry, Newborn Screening, and
Newborn Hearing Screening Manager
Cogswell Building, Room C314
P.O. Box 202951
Helena, MT 59620

Montana Medical Genetics Program:

John Johnson, MD
Director, Department of Medical Genetics
Shodair Children’s Hospital

2755 Colonial Drive, P.O. Box 5539
Helena, MT 59604
(406) 444-7530

All Genetic Services:

Consumer support, Newborn Screening Follow up, Clinical Services, Prenatal Services, Laboratory Services

Click for: - All Genetic Services in Montana

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 for:  - Clinical Genetic Services in Montana

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 - Montana 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. One example of genetic-related legislation in Montana is:

Click here for: Title 33. Insurance and Insurance Companies; Chapter 18 Unfair Trade Practices Part 9. Restrictions on Use of Genetic Information

Resources for genetic legislation include:

State genetic contacts

Click here for: Montana 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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