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  State Genetic Information         

State Genetic Contacts:

Marcia Lavochkin
Public Health Nurse Coordinator
NBS Program, Division of Public Health
New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services
29 Hazen Drive
Concord, NH 03301-6527
(603)271-4225
mlavochkin@dhhs.state.nh.us

Ruth Fox
Public Health Nurse Coordinator
EDHI Division of Public Health
New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services
29 Hazen Drive
Concord, NH 03301-6527
(603)271-1037
rfox@dhhs.state.nh.us
 
 
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: - Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center  


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 - New Hampshire 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 New Hampshire is:

Click for: Chapter 141-H: Definitions, Conditions of Genetic Testing, Use of Genetic Testing in Employment Situations, Use of Genetic Testing in Health Insurance, Use of Genetic Testing in Life, Disability, and Long-term Care Insurance

Resources for genetic legislation include:

State genetic contacts

Click here for: New Hampshire Legislature Onine

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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