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Pediatric Screening and Genetic Services

“Testing, Tracking, Treating”



We work to improve the health of children and families by:


Programs, Projects and Partnerships

Pediatric Screening and Genetics Services, a unit within the Division of Child and Adolescent Health, includes the following programs, projects, and committees.

Virginia Genetics Program

  • Virginia Newborn Screening Services
  • Formula Distribution and Purchase Plan
  • Food & Supplements Reimbursement Plan
  • Virginia Congenital Anomalies Reporting and Education System (VaCARES)
  • Regional Genetic Centers and Regional Metabolic Treatment Centers
  • Contact: Sharon Williams, R.N., M.S. Virginia Genetics Program Manager

Virginia Early Hearing Detection and Intervention Program

  • Early Hearing Detection and Intervention
  • Surveillance
  • Virginia Hearing Advisory Committee
  • Contact: Gayle Jones - Virginia EHDI Program Manager




Special Projects and Committees


Nancy Ford, M.P.H., R.N. Director, Pediatric Screening and Genetic Services


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Pediatric Screening and Genetics Services

Contact: Nancy Ford
109 Governor Street, 8th Floor
Richmond, VA 23219
Phone: (804) 864-7691
Fax: (804) 864-7721

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Last Updated: 09-21-2009

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