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  State Genetic Information         

State Genetics Contact:

Katharine B. Harris, MBA
New York State Department of Health
Wadsworth Center
Room E-299; P.O. Box 509
Albany, NY 12201-0509
(518)474-7148
kbh02@health.state.ny.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 here for: New York State Department of Health/Wadsworth Center Division of Genetics

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 York Clinical Directory
 
 
Genetic Counselor Training Programs

click link for - Sarah Lawrence College

                  - Mount Sinai School of Medicine

 
 
 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 York is:

Click here for: Civil Rights (CVR), Article 7 Miscellaneous Rights and Immunities, 79-L Confidentiality of records of genetic tests

Resources for genetic legislation include:

State genetics contact

Click here for: New York State 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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