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West VirginiaInformation on Implementation of Genomics Applications in West Virginia


General Information


State Genetics Coordinator


Kathy Cummons
Division of Research, Evaluation and Planning
Office of Maternal, Child and Family Health
Bureau of Public Health
West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources
305 Capitol St. – Rm 427
Charleston, WV 25301
(304) 558-5388
katheycummons@wvhhr.org

Mary Beth Hummel, MD
WVU Dept. of Pediatrics
HSC – P. O. Box 9214
Morgantown, WV 26506
((304) 558-5388
(304) 293-7332
(304) 293-4337 fax
Mhummel@hsc.wvu.edu


State Genetics/Genomics Program


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


Addressing Familial Hypercholesterolemia

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):


CDC National Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention Program:


Search for Clinical Trials, ClinicalTrials.gov

Statewide Screening of Fifth Graders Leads to Identification and Treatment of Those With Genetic Predisposition to Early-Onset Heart Disease

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Lynch Syndrome


Assessment


National Program of Cancer Registries (NPCR)

State Cancer Facts

State Cancer Profiles


Policy Development


The West Virginia Cancer Plan 2007-2014


Assurance


Find a Genetic Counselor

Search for Clinical Trials, National Cancer Institute

Search for Clinical Trials, ClinicalTrials.gov

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Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer


Assessment


National Program of Cancer Registries (NPCR)

State Cancer Facts

State Cancer Profiles


Policy Development


The West Virginia Cancer Plan 2007-2014


Assurance


Find a Genetic Counselor

Medicaid coverage of genetic testing

National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program (NBCCEDP)

Search for Clinical Trials, National Cancer Institute

Search for Clinical Trials, ClinicalTrials.gov

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