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The National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC) provides information to the media regarding genetic counselors and genetic and genomic services in health care. NSGC has member spokespersons available to participate in interviews with local, regional and national media.

For Media Inquiries or Interview Requests with NSGC Spokespersons, Contact:

Jennie Szink
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Position Statements

  • Newborn Screening
    Dec 12, 2017 01:28 PM
    The National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC) strongly supports newborn screening for the Recommended Uniform Screening Panel (RUSP) as approved by the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services. NSGC also supports state-mandated newborn screening systems for the universal protecti...
  • Blood Spot Storage and Use
    Dec 12, 2017 01:27 PM
    The National Society of Genetic Counselors supports newborn screening laboratories' storage and use of blood spot samples, and transparent policies to regulate these activities.  Dried blood spots are valuable resources that significantly contribute to lifesaving newborn screening and advance public...
  • Disability
    Dec 12, 2017 01:26 PM
    The National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC) recognizes and celebrates a person’s inherent value including differences in one’s physical, cognitive, or psychiatric functioning.   Individuals should be viewed holistically and not defined by others solely in terms of a single characteristic.  Tec...
  • Workplace Wellness Programs
    Sep 13, 2017 05:39 AM
    The National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC) believes that any request for genetic information from a workplace wellness program must be predicated on an evidence base that demonstrates improved health outcomes....

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