About Public Health Genetics Week (PHGW)

The National Coordinating Center for the Regional Genetics Network (NCC) is excited to launch the first annual Public Health Genetics Week (PHGW)! The goal of PHGW is to increase awareness and celebrate the efforts of the public health genetics system. To help us celebrate the week, visit our PHGW themes page and download our social media toolkit to participate across your social media platforms.

Small Group

NCC would like to thank the following individuals for being members of the Public Health Genetics Weeks Small Group, without whom this week would not have been possible.

About NCC

Mission

The mission of the National Coordinating Center for the Regional Genetics Networks (NCC), the seven Regional Genetics Networks (RGNs), and the National Genetics Education and Family Support Center (Family Center) is to increase access to genetic services for medically underserved populations.

We have many focus areas. They are:

How do we help? Programs include:

Funding of NCC

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under Cooperative Agreement #UH9MC30770-01-00 from 6/2017-5/2020 for $800,000 per award year.

This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.

About ACMG

NCC is funded from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) to the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ACMG). ACMG’s mission is  “to reinforce and expand ACMG’s position as the leader and prominent authority in the field of medical genetics and genomics, including clinical research, while educating the medical community on the significant role that genetics and genomics will continue to play in understanding, preventing, treating and curing disease.” Learn more about ACMG at acmg.net.

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