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  State Genetic Information         

State Genetic Contacts:

Joan Crissey, MA, CCC-SLP                                                                                                     State Genetics Coordinator                                                                                                      North Carolina Public Health                                                                                                       Genetics and NBS Unit                                                                                                               Children Youth Branch                                                                                                             1928 Mail Service Center                                                                                                            Raleigh, NC 27699-1928                                                                                                            Tel: 919-707-5630                                                                                                                      Fax: 919-870-4880                                                                                                                    joan.crissey@ncmail.net

 
 
Needs Assessment/Planning:

Click here for: North Carolina Task Force on Genomics and Public Health 2004
 
 
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: Genetic Counseling Training Program – University of North Carolina School of Medicine/Greensboro

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 - North Carolina Clinical Directory
 
Genetic Research:

Click here for: Duke Center for Human Genetics
 
 
 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. Examples of genetic-related legislation in North Carolina are:

Click here for: Article 3. General Regulations for Insurance. Chapter 58
scroll down to Chapter 58-3-25: Discriminatory practices prohibited, and 58-3-215:Genetic information in health insurance

Resources for genetic legislation include:

State genetic contacts

Click here for: North Carolina 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).