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Pennsylvania
    
  State Genetic Information         

State Genetics Contact:

David Marchetto
Pennsylvania Department of Health
Division Director,
Division of Newborn Disease Prevention & Identification
Genetics Program
7th and Forster St. 7th floor, East wing
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 17108-0090
(717)783-8143 
dmarchetto@dsf.health.state.pa.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.

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 - Pennsylvania 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.

Resources for genetic legislation include:

State genetics contact

Click here for: Pennsylvania 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).
 
 
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