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State Genetic Information
State Genetics Contact:
Kerry Silvey, MA, CGC
Needs Assessment Planning
- Strategic Plan for Genetics and Public Health (2002)
- Genetics and Public Health in Oregon: A Summary of Assessment Methods and Findings
- Complete State Needs Assessment
- Assessment Tools and Reports
- Oregon Genetics Plan Advisory Council Members
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.
Oregon Genetic 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.
Gene Tests Homepage
GeneTests-Oregon 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.
Chapter 659A. Unlawful Discrimination in Employment. Section 300-303. Related to Genetic Testing.
Chapter 192. Policy Concerning Public Records. Section 531-549 Genetic privacy.
Chapter 746. Trade Practices. Section 135 Genetic tests and information; rules.
A history of Oregon genetics privacy laws and links to genetic privacy statutes can be found at:
Oregon Department of Human Services/Genetics Program Research and Privacy site.
Resources for genetic legislation include:
- State genetic contacts
- Oregon State Legislature Online
National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL) Genetics Laws and Legislative Activity.
Select a topic of interest for legislation in each state (where available).