Western States Regional Genetics Networks

Office Location: Honolulu, Hawaii
States: Alaska, California, Hawaii, Idaho, Oregon, Washington, Guam

Director: Sylvia Mann, M.S., C.G.C. (Director)

Website: https://www.westernstatesgenetics.org/
Mission Statement: “The project has three main goals:
  • Goal A: Establish and maintain the infrastructure needed to support the Western States Regional Genetic Services Collaborative activities.
  • Goal B: Refine, pilot, and evaluate a regional practice model that improves access to specialty genetic services, comprehensive primary care, and care coordination for children with heritable conditions living far away from comprehensive genetics and metabolic centers.
  • Goal C: Increase the capacity of the collaborating states' and territory's public health agencies to perform their genetics-related assessment, policy development, and assurance functions.”

Contact Information: 
Western States Regional Genetics Networks
Hawaii Department of Health
Genetics Program 
741 Sunset Avenue
Honolulu, HI 96816 
Tel: (808) 733-9072