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  State Genetic Information         

State Genetic Contacts:

Mary Riske, RN, MS
University of North Dakota
Department of Pediatrics and Medical Genetics
P.O. Box 9037
Grand Forks, ND 58202-9037
(701)777-4243
mriske@medicine.nodak.edu
 
 
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.

University of North Dakota/Department of Pediatrics
Click here for: Division of Medical 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 - North Dakota 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 North Dakota is:

Click here for: Title 26.1 Insurance. Chapter 26.1-36.3 Small Employer Employee Health Insurance. 36.3-01 Definitions - (Pertaining to genetics and health insurance anti-discrimination law).

Resources for genetic legislation include:

State genetic contacts

Click here for: North Dakota 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).