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General Information


State Genetics Coordinator

Beverly C. Burke, MSW
Genomics Office Coordinator
CT Department of Public Health
410 Capitol Avenue
Hartford, CT 06134
(860)509-7122
beverly.burke@ct.gov

Joseph Ubaike
Newborn Screening Section (Genetic and Metabolic Disorders)
Katherine A. Kelley Public Health Laboratory
Connecticut Department of Public Health
395 West Street
Rocky Hill , Ct. 06067
(860) 920-6615
Joseph.ubaike@ct.gov


State Genetics/Genomics Program


Connecticut Department of Public Health Genomics Action Plan [PDF 139 KB] (Recommendations and Status Update, 2007)

DPH Genomics Office

New England Genetics Collaborative Listing of State Resources for Connecticut

Newborn Screening Program

NERGG (New England Regional Genetics Group) Information about the Connecticut Program

NERGG Public Health Genomics Task Force


Other Resources


Family Health History Pocket Guide [PDF 1.08]

Family Health History Poster [PDF 1.82 MB]

Genome Statute and Legislation Database

Info on Family Health History

Your Family Health History Workbook (includes workbook fact sheets on cancer and heart disease & stroke) [PDF 6.49 MB]

National Resources

 



Familial Hypercholesterolemia


Assessment


Interactive Atlas of Heart Disease and Stroke

Percentage of adults aged 20 years and older who had their cholesterol checked within the past 5 years, 2009:


High (Blood) Cholesterol section in Family Health History Workbook [PDF 90.39 KB]


Assurance


Find an FH Specialist

Find a Genetic Counselor

Find a Lipidologist

Prevention Status Reports: Heart Disease and Stroke, 2013 [PDF 143.26 KB]

WISEWOMAN (free cholesterol screening to qualified clients; some programs also offer family history screening for early cardiovascular disease):

What is High [blood] Cholesterol? [PDF 90.39 KB]

Search for Clinical Trials, ClinicalTrials.gov

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Lynch Syndrome


Assessment


Healthy People 2020 Project

National Program of Cancer Registries (NPCR)

Stamford Hospital (FCCR) Familial Colorectal Cancer Registry

State Cancer Facts

State Cancer Profiles


Policy Development

Comprehensive Cancer Control Plans

Search your state cancer plan using key words

Assurance


CDC Awards Funding to Support Cancer Genomics

Cancer Genomics Best Practices for Connecticut Healthcare Providers [PDF 7.80 MB]

Collaborating for Impact: Public Health Genomics and Cancer Control

Colorectal Cancer Control Program (CRCCP)

Find a Cancer Center, NCI

Find a Genetic Counselor

Information on Genetic Testing for Hereditary Colon Cancer

National Comprehensive Cancer Control Program (NCCCP)

Search for Clinical Trials, National Cancer Institute

Search for Clinical Trials, ClinicalTrials.gov

UConn Health Center Genetic Counselors Make the Rounds

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Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer


Assessment


Healthy People 2020 Project

Knowledge and Awareness of Genetic Testing for Breast and Ovarian Cancer in Connecticut [PDF 35.98 KB]

National Program of Cancer Registries (NPCR)

State Cancer Facts

State Cancer Profiles


Policy Development


Comprehensive Cancer Control Plans

Search your state cancer plan using key words


Assurance


Cooperative Agreements to Support Young Women Diagnosed with Breast Cancer, CDC

Breast Cancer: Genetic Testing for Hereditary Breast & Ovarian Cancer

CDC Awards Funding to Support Cancer Genomics

Cancer Genomics Best Practices for Conneticut Healthcare Providers [PDF 7.80 MB]

Collaborating for Impact: Public Health Genomics and Cancer Control

Find a Cancer Center, NCI

Find a Genetic Counselor

National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program (NBCCEDP)

National Comprehensive Cancer Control Program (NCCCP)

Search for Clinical Trials, National Cancer Institute

Search for Clinical Trials, ClinicalTrials.gov

UConn Health Center Genetic Counselors Make the Rounds

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