GENOMICS SECTION

The Genomics Section is  under the supervision of the Children with Special Health Needs Branch and oversee the following programs:

Genetics Program
Provides information and education about topics in genetics.

Hawaii Birth Defects Program
Provides statewide data on birth defects and adverse reproductive outcomes.

Newborn Metabolic Screening Program
Assures statewide newborn screening for 32 disorders which may have serious health or developmental problems if not identified and treated early.

Newborn Hearing Screening Program
Assures statewide newborn hearing screening. 

Contact Information
Sylvia Mann, Genomics Section Chief
Children with Special Health Needs Branch
Hawaii Department of Health
741 Sunset Avenue
Honolulu, Hawaii   96816
Phone: (808) 733-9063
E-mail:  sylvia@hawaiigenetics.org