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Rhode IslandInformation on Implementation of Genomics Applications in Rhode Island


General Information


State Genetics Coordinator


Blythe Berger
(Interim) State Genetics Coordinator
Rhode Island Department of Health
3 Capital Hill – Rm302
Providence, RI 02908
(401) 222-5949
Blythe.berger@health.ri.gov


State Genetics/Genomics Program


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

NERGG Public Health Genomics Task Force

New England Genetics Collaborative Listing of State Resources for Rhode Island

Newborn Screening


Other Resources


Genome Statute and Legislation Database

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:


Assurance


Find a Genetic Counselor

Find a Lipidologist

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


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Lynch Syndrome


Assessment


National Program of Cancer Registries (NPCR)

State Cancer Facts

State Cancer Profiles


Policy Development


Rhode Island Cancer Prevention and Control Strategic Plan 2013-2018 [PDF 905.90 KB]


Assurance


Find a Genetic Counselor

Search for Clinical Trials, National Cancer Institute

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Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer


Assessment


National Program of Cancer Registries (NPCR)

State Cancer Facts

State Cancer Profiles


Policy Development


Rhode Island Cancer Prevention and Control Strategic Plan 2013-2018 [PDF 905.90 KB]


Assurance


Find a Genetic Counselor

National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program (NBCCEDP)

Search for Clinical Trials, National Cancer Institute

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