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  State Genetic Information         

State Genetics Coordinator:

Sharon Vaz, MS
Director of Genetics and
State Genetics Coordinator
Oklahoma State Department of Health
1000 N.E. Tenth, Room 709
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73117-1299
(405) 271-6617
sharonav@health.ok.gov
 
Needs Assessment/Planning:

Click on blue link for the following:

Oklahoma State Genetics Plan    

Oklahoma Genetic Services: Improving Health of Children: Implementation of the State Grants for the Integration of Programs and Information Systems


Oklahoma Genetics Advisory Council


Genetic Education Committee and Family Advisory Committee of Oklahoma

 
 
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: Oklahoma Genetic Service Directory

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 - Oklahoma Clinical Directory
 
 
Genetics Training Program:

Click here for:  University of Oklahoma Medical Center 
 
 
 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.

Oklahoma Statutes. Title 36. Insurance. Section 3614.1-2 Genetic nondiscrimination in employment. Section 3614.3 Disclosure of Genetic Information.  

Resources for genetic legislation include:

State genetics coordinator

Click here for: Oklahoma 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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