Partners

NERGN values the many partners with whom it collaborates to achieve its objectives. 

Other Regional Genetics Networks

The Regional Genetics Networks (RGN) serve all 7 HRSA regions in the US. New England is Region 1. Visit the websites of colleagues in other regions to see what they are doing and to get a better understanding of the national effort. All of the RGNs are administered by the National Coordinating Center (NCC) at the American College of Medical Genetics (ACMG).

Region 1: New England  Regional Genetics Network (NERGN)
Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Vermont

Region 2: New York-Mid-Atlantic Regional Genetics Network
Delaware, District of Columbia, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia and West Virginia

Region 3: Southeast Regional Genetics Network
Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, Tennessee, and the Virgin Islands

Region 4: Midwest Regional Genetics Network
Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio and Wisconsin

Region 5: Heartland Regional Genetics Network
Arkansas, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, North Dakota, Nebraska, Oklahoma, and South Dakota

Region 6: Mountain States Regional Genetics Network
Arizona, Colorado, Montana, New Mexico, Nevada, Texas, Utah, and Wyoming

Region 7: Western States Regional Genetics Network
Alaska, California, Guam, Hawaii, Idaho, Oregon, and Washington

Advisory Committee

Ann Marie Day, MBA
Executive Director, New England Rural Health Association
Newfield, ME

Greg Feero, MD, PhD
Faculty, Maine-Dartmouth Family Medicine Residency
MaineGeneral Health
Fairfield, ME

Julie Gortze, RN
Family advocate
Executive Director, Rare New England
North Attleboro, MA

Susan Hahn, CGC
Genetic Counselor, Quest Diagnostics
Boston, MA

Tara Hayes, BS, CCHW
Family advocate
Family Voices Manager, Rhode Island Parent Information Network
Warwick, RI

Cynthia Ingham, RN, BSN
Executive Director, New England Regional Genetics Group (NERGG)
Burlington, VT

Stephanie Korman, MSW
Weitzman Education Program Specialist
Community Health Center, Inc. / Weitzman Institute
Middletown, CT

Mark Korson, MD
Clinical Geneticist, VMP Genetics
Boston, MA

Olga Lopez, MEd
Family Engagement Specialist
Massachusetts Department of Elementary & Secondary Education
Malden, MA

Danielle Louder
Program Director, Northeast Telehealth Resource Center
Augusta, ME

Jan McGonagle, MD 
Developmental Pediatrician, Amoskeag Health
Manchester, NH

Stephanie Morriar 
Family advocate
Executive Assistant, Sickle Cell Association of America – Southern CT
New Haven, CT

Betty Morse 
Family advocate
Health Services Training & Technical Assistance Specialist Children with Special Health Needs (CSHN) Vermont Department of Health
Burlington, VT

Kunal Sanghavi, MBBS, MS, LCGC
Program Manager - Genetic Counseling, The Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine
Farmington,  CT

Wendy Smith, MD
Clinical Geneticist, Maine Pediatric Specialty Care, ME Medical Center
Portland, ME

Bonnie Thompson 
Family advocate
Northeast Regional Parent Coordinator, Federation for Children with Special Needs
Boston, MA