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State Genetics Coordinator:

Lynn Martinez
Birth Defects and Genetics Program
Utah Department of Health
P.O. Box 144691
Salt Lake City, UT 84114-4691

Additional Genetics Contact:

Rebecca Giles, MPH, CHES
Program Manager
Chronic Disease Genomics Program
Utah Department of Health
PO Box 142106
Salt Lake City, UT 84114-2106
Needs Assessment/Planning:

Click here for: State Genetics Plan
All Genetic Services:

Consumer support, Newborn Screening Follow up, Clinical Services, Prenatal Services, Laboratory Services

Click for: - All Genetic Services in Utah

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 for: - Clinical Genetics Services in Utah

              - Utah Department of Health/Children with Special Health
                Care Needs Specialty Clinics
, 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 - Utah Clinical Directory
Genetic Counselor Training Program:

Click here for: University of Utah Graduate Program in Genetic Counseling
                     Salt Lake City, Utah 

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 Utah is:

Click here for: Utah Code. Title 26. Chapter 45. Genetic Privacy Act.

Resources for genetic legislation include:

State genetics contacts

Click here for: Utah State 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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