|The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH), in accordance with Section 30 ILCS 500/35-35, is giving notice of a contract award as a P&A exception. Contract being awarded has a value of less than $20,000 and is less than one year. Recipient of the Professional and Artistic services contract is Brooke Croke, a Certified Genetic Counselor. She will use her technical expertise to assist the Department’s Newborn Screening Program by performing interpretation of molecular genetics mutation analysis test results, categorization of disease severity, and compilation and analysis of data for newborn screening for lysosomal storage and other disorders identified through tandem mass spectrometry. In addition she will interact with medical geneticists and genetic counselors from the biochemical genetics centers that treat the newborns. |
The authorizing SPO is Denise Hudson. The exception was granted as the education, knowledge and technical ability required to meet the needs of the agency were not easily obtainable.