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Kentucky
    
  State Genetic Information         

State Genetics Coordinator:

Sandy Fawbush
Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services
275 E. Main Street –
HS2W-C
Frankfort, KY 40621-0001
(502)564-3756 ext. 3563

Sandy.fawbush@ky.gov 
 
 
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 Kentucky Medical Center

Click for:  - Markey Cancer Center

              
- University of Kentucky Children’s Hospital/Division of Genetics and 
                 Dysmorphology

University of Louisville

Click for:  -
Weisskopf Child Evaluation Center

             
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 - Kentucky Clinical Directory
 
Genetic Clinical Research:

Click here for: University of Louisville/School of Medicine/Center for Genetics and Molecular
                     Medicine
 
 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 Kentucky is:

Click here for: Insurance Code. Chapter 304.17A-230 Prohibition against use of genetic information.

Resources for genetic legislation include:

State genetics coordinator

Click here for: Kentucky 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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