2018 Annual Sickle Cell Symposium

September 7, 2018

The 2018 Annual Sickle Cell Symposium is fast approaching! On Tuesday, September 18th, we’ll come together with Future Builders Inc, Arkansas Black Nurses Association and the UAMS Adult Sickle Cell Clinical Program to offer an evening of both patient and professional speakers. This event provides 2.5 hours of free CE and free food, and is geared… Read More

Access to Genetics Education and Services

September 9, 2016

Download Brochure Lori Williamson Dean, MS, CGC Assistant Professor and Chair Department of Genetic Counseling College of Health Professions and Program Manager Heartland Genetics Services Collaborative University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Ms. Dean is a 1991 graduate of the Michigan Genetic Counseling Program who currently serves as the Department Chairman and Program Director for… Read More

A Dialogue: Addressing and Paying for Genetic Services in Integrated Delivery Systems

May 15, 2015

You are invited to attend a national dialogue to address access and payment for genetic and genomic healthcare in integrated delivery systems. The meeting will bring together genetics and primary care healthcare providers, consumers, legislators, federal partners, insurers, payers, and public health to discuss genetic/genomic services needed, barriers to accessing those services, and solutions in… Read More

Genes In Life

March 12, 2015

Looking for an educational website on genetics?  Check out Genes in Life! It is a place to learn about all the ways genetics is a part of your life.  On this site you will learn how genetics affects you and your family, why you should talk to your healthcare providers about genetics, how to get… Read More

The Role of the Geneticist in the Medical Home

February 20, 2015

Although much has been published about the patient-centered medical home, the role of the medical geneticist within this model of care has not been delineated in the literature.  After reviewing the literature, debating practice models, and communicating with colleagues in primary care as well as geneticists across the Heartland region, the ad hoc Heartland Medical… Read More

Care Coordination: Empowering Families Training

December 19, 2014

The Heartland Genetics Services Collaborative is partnering with the Region 4 Midwest Genetics Collaborative to provide Care Coordination: Empowering Families training in the Heartland region.  The purpose of the training is to provide parents with the skills, knowledge, and resources they need to coordinate care for children with genetic condition in partnership with a medical… Read More

Congratulations to Julie Luedtke!

October 29, 2014

Congratulations to Julie Luedtke for receiving the Judi Tuerck Newborn Screening Follow-Up and Education Award on October 29, 2014 at the Newborn Screening and Genetic Testing Symposium.