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State Genetics Coordinators:

Breena Holmes, MD
Director, Maternal and Child Health
Vermont Department of Health
108 Cherry St., P.O. Box 70
Burlington, VT 05402-0070

Cynthia L. Ingham, RN, BSN
Newborn Screening Program Chief
Vermont Department of Health
Children with Special Health Needs
P.O. Box 70, 108 Cherry St.
Burlington, VT 05402
(802)951-1218 FAX

Genetic consultant/clinical genetics issues: 

Leah Burke, MD
Vermont Regional Genetics Center
112 Colchester Ave
Burlington, VT 05401
(802)847-4664 FAX
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: - Vermont Department of Health Clinics for Children with
Special Health Care Needs

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 - Vermont Clinical Directory

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 Vermont is:

Click here for: Title 18: Health Chapter 217 – Genetic Testing

Resources for genetic legislation include:

State genetic contacts

Click here for: Vermont Legislature/Statutes 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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