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SECTION 2732
Commissioner; functions, powers and duties
Public Health (PBH) CHAPTER 45, ARTICLE 27-C
§ 2732. Commissioner; functions, powers and duties. The commissioner
shall have the following powers and duties:

(a) To conduct scientific investigations and surveys of the causes,
mortality, methods of treatment, prevention and cure of birth defects
and genetic and allied diseases.

(b) To publish from time to time the results of such investigations
and surveys for the benefit of the public health and from time to time
collate such publications for distribution to scientific organizations
and qualified scientists and physicians.

(c) To carry on programs of professional education and training of
medical students, physicians, nurses, scientists and technicians in the
causes, methods of treatment, prevention and cure of birth defects and
genetic and allied diseases.

(d) To conduct and support counseling services.