University of Wisconsin–Madison
Genetics in Wisconsin


The Genetics in Wisconsin website gives health professionals, patients, and families access to genetics information and resources. There are helpful links to other sites, as well as family stories that illustrate how Wisconsin genetics services benefit patients and families.

To learn more about Genetics and Public Health in Wisconsin, click here.

Featured Genetics Professional

Eric Manthei

“My career in genetic counseling has been exceedingly rewarding emotionally and intellectually.  The field of genetics poses questions that are not easily answered and working with patients is its own reward.  It is these challenges that have kept me interested in genetics and genetic counseling.

Eric Manthei


2018 Genetics Exchange, September 28, 2018

Alumi Center, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
Agenda & Registration 

Insurance Prior Authorization Templates

Folic Acid: What’s New in Wisconsin?

Folic Strong LogoAn online education module that conveys the importance of folic acid in preventing birth defects, describes provider ability to prescribe prenatal vitamins so that women may access them at a reduced or no cost, and offers strategies to overcome barriers that women may experience when advised to take daily supplements.

ACMG Choosing Wisely list

genetic testing.  This list contains recommendations regarding ordering genetic testing that can affect health care costs.

Genetics and Medical Home

webinar series