Missouri Genetic Advisory Committee

P. O. Box 570
Jefferson City, MO 65102

Phone: (573)-751-6266
Fax: (573)-751-6185

Email: Sharmini.Rogers@health.mo.gov
Website: http://health.mo.gov/living/families/genetics

Director: Sharmini Rogers - Chief, Bureau of Genetics and Healthy Childhood

Details on Board or Commission

Authority: RSMo 191.305

Department: Health and Senior Services

Mission:

Function:

SubCommittees: Cystic Fibrosis Standing Committee, Hemophilia Standing Committee, Newborn Screening Standing Committee, Sickle Cell Standing Committee, and the Newborn Hearing Screening Standing Committee.

Details on Meetings

Number of meetings: 2 meetings

Location of meetings: Jefferson City

Duration of meetings: 6 hours

Preparation time for meetings:

Total time commitment: Less than one-half hour

Details on Members

Total members: 15

Appointed members: 15

Term length: 3 years

Compensation: Members of the committee do not receive any compensation for their services, but they are reimbursed for actual and necessary expenses incurred in the performance of their duties.

Member Requirements: The majority of the committee must be licensed physicians. At least one member shall be a specialist in genetics; at least one member shall be a licensed pediatrician in private practice; at least one member shall be a consumer, family member of a consumer of representative of a consumer group; at least one member shall be a licensed physician experienced in the study and treatment of hemophilia; at least one member shall be a specialist in sickle cell anemia; and at least one member shall be a specialist in cystic fibrosis.

Political Requirements: no

Geographic Requirements: yes, members must reside in Missouri

Senate Consent Required: Yes

Members

Vacant Slot
Consumer or Family Member or group

Vacant Slot
Cystic Fibrosis specialist

Mrs. Dawn Peck
Genetic specialist
Columbia
Term begins: Apr 1, 2004
Term expires: Apr 9, 2005

Ms. Diana Gray
Licensed OB/GYN
St. Louis
Term begins: Mar 18, 2002
Term expires: Apr 9, 2004

Dr. Tracy Maria Reed
Member 1
Florissant
Term begins: Sep 23, 2010
Term expires: Apr 9, 2012

Dr. David Elan Simckes
Member 2
Creve Coeur
Term begins: Apr 27, 2010
Term expires: Apr 9, 2013

Dorothy Grange
Member 3
St. Louis
Term begins: Feb 16, 2011
Term expires: Apr 9, 2011

Dr. Kay Park
Member 4
St. Louis
Term begins: Feb 27, 2014
Term expires: Apr 9, 2016

Dr. Philip Gary Pettett
Member 5
Parkville
Term begins: Mar 31, 2010
Term expires: Apr 9, 2012

Dr. Gary Gottesman
Member 6
St. Louis
Term begins: Mar 9, 2010
Term expires: Aug 20, 2012

Mr. Richard Hillman
Member 7
Columbia
Term begins: Aug 6, 2003
Term expires: Apr 9, 2006

Dr. Laurie D Smith
Member 8
Kansas City
Term begins: Feb 27, 2014
Term expires: Apr 9, 2016

Dr. Brian Conley
Pediatrician in Private Practice
Jefferson City
Term begins: Apr 18, 2008
Term expires: Apr 10, 2010

Dr. John Puetz
Physician experienced in Hemophilia
Chesterfield
Term begins: Feb 24, 2010
Term expires: Apr 8, 2010

Dr. Morey Blinder
Sickle Cell Anemia Specialist
Clayton
Term begins: Mar 9, 2010
Term expires: Apr 9, 2012