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National Broadband Resources and April Webinars

April 6, 2021 — The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) launched a new Emergency Broadband Benefit resource in April 2021.   The tool allows partners and consumers to view by state or territory the providers that will be participating in the Emergency Broadband Benefit program. Each listing includes the type of service offered, whether it’s “fixed” or “mobile”, and whether the provider... Read More

National Survey of Children’s Health & Data Resource Center

March 30, 2021 — HRSA(DSCSHN) would like to bring awareness to an existing data resource, which provides access to child- and family-level estimates from the National Survey of Children’s Health (NSCH). The Data Resource Center (DRC), which is a project of the Child and Adolescent Health Measurement Initiative (CAHMI) out of Johns Hopkins University, is funded by HRSA/MCHB under... Read More

Explainer Video Survey Launched: for Providers

January 25, 2021 — Survey Title: MSRGN Genetics Explainer Video Idea Survey Who Should Take This Survey: Geneticists, Genetic Providers, Genetic Counselors, Non-Genetic Specialists, Primary Care Physicians, Pediatricians, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Anyone who talks about genetic terminology with a family in our region. What is an Explainer Video:  an animated video that describes a genetic word or concept in easy-to-understand... Read More

Telehealth 101 Telehealth for Tribes: HRSA Archive

January 25, 2021 — This Telehealth 101 Virtual Workshop was hosted by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Office of Regional Operations (ORO), in collaboration with the North Dakota Department of Health and Spirit Lake Tribe of North Dakota held November 18-19, 2020. The archive of the materials and recording of the presentations can be found linked below:... Read More

MSRGN’s Holiday Genetics Gift List 2020

December 17, 2020 — What a year 2020 has been! In an effort to spread some joy and cheer as we end the year, and maybe give you a little chuckle, please check out our GENETICS Themed gift guide for those special people in your life: DNA Artwork by ZuniArtist Children’s Book: I Love Genetics DNA Coffee Mug Fuzzy... Read More

Spanish en español Resources Page

October 7, 2020 — In honor of National Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15 – October 15), MSRGN has compiled a list of genetic resources from our region and our sister regional genetics networks in SPANISH (en español). Click here to access this Spanish en español Genetics resource page.

MSRGN Launches Ehlers Danlos Syndrome (EDS) Algorithm For Primary Care

August 3, 2020 — During the last year of our previous grant cycle (June 2017-May 2020), MSRGN gathered a working group of geneticists, primary care physicians, and consumers to create an Ehlers Danlos Syndrome (EDS) Algorithm for Primary Care Physicians and Pediatricians. We are excited to announce that the document was completed in May and recently approved. We would... Read More

July 2020 Project Directors’ Message

July 30, 2020 — Monthly, we will be posting our Project Directors’ Message so you can keep up to date with what is going on in MSRGN. If you would like to have this message delivered directly to your email on a monthly basis, please fill out this online form to subscribe to our newsletter. To read the July... Read More

Nevada State Team develops Brochure celebrating #PublicHealthGenetics Week

May 22, 2020 — The National Coordinating Center for the Regional Genetics Network (NCC) is sponsoring the first-ever Public Health Genetics Week from May 26-29, 2020. The goal of Public Health Genetics Week is to both increase awareness about, and to celebrate the efforts of professionals in, public health genetics. As part of this awareness campaign, our Nevada State Team... Read More