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State Coordinators

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Coordinator: Jesse Pevear III, MSPH

Alabama Department of Public Health
Health Promotion and Chronic Disease
P.O. Box 303017
Montgomery, Alabama 36130-0317

Phone: 334-206-6232
Fax: 334-206-5609

Project Director: James J. McVay, Dr.PA
Phone: 334-206-5300
Fax: 334-206-5609

Coordinator: Rebecca Wells

Alaska Department of Health and Social Services
Division of Public Health
P.O. Box 110616
Juneau, Alaska 99811-0616

Phone: 907-465-8540
Fax: 907-465-2770

Project Director: Jayne Andreen
Phone: 907-465-5729

Coordinator: Brian Bender

Arizona Department of Health Services
Office of Epidemiology and Statistics
150 N 18th Avenue, Suite 550
Phoenix, Arizona 85007

Phone: 602-364-2415
Fax: 602-542-2940

Project Director: Christopher Mrela, PhD
Phone: 602-542-2955

Coordinator: LaTonya Bynum

State Center for Health Statistics, Slot 19
Arkansas Department of Health
4815 W. Markham Street, Slot 19
Little Rock, Arkansas 72205-3867

Phone: 501-661-2003
Fax: 501-661-2544

Project Director: Mary McGehee, PhD
Phone: 501-661-2633
Fax: 501-661-2544

Coordinator: Arti Parikh- Patel, PhD

Public Health Institute
Survey Research Group
1700 Tribute Road, Suite 200
Sacramento, California 95815-4402

Phone: 916-779-2665
Fax: 916-779-0265

Project Director: Joan Epstein, MS
Phone: 916-779-2663
Fax: 916-779-0265

Coordinator: Kieu Vu, MSPH

Colorado State Department of Health
Health Statistics Section, HSVRD-HSA1
4300 Cherry Creek Drive South
Denver, Colorado 80246-1530

Phone: 303-692-2171
Fax: 303-691-7821

Project Director: Alyson Shupe, PhD, MSW
Phone: 303-692-2168

Coordinator: Diane Aye, MPH, PhD

Connecticut Department of Public Health

P.O. Box 340308, MS#11PSI
Hartford, Connecticut 06134-0308

Phone: 860-509-7756
Fax: 860-509-7785

Project Director: Diane Aye, MPH, PhD
Phone: 860-509-7756
Fax: 860-509-7717

Coordinator: Fred Breukelman

Department of Health and Social Services
Delaware Division of Public Health
P.O. Box 637
Dover, Delaware 19903

Phone: 302-739-4724
Fax: 302-739-3839

Project Director: Fred Breukelman
Phone: 302-739-4724
Fax: 302-739-3839

District of Columbia
Coordinator: Tracy Garner

D.C. Department of Health
Center for Policy Planning and Epidemiology
825 N. Capitol St. NE, 3rd Floor
Washington, District of Columbia 20002,a,1374,q,58303,dohNav_GID,1821.asp

Phone: 202-442-5857
Fax: 202-442-4796

Project Director: LaVerne Jones
Phone: 202-442-9151
Fax: 202-442-4826

Coordinator: Melissa Murray, MS

Florida Department of Health
Bureau of Epidemiology, Chronic Disease Epidemiology and Surveillance Section
4052 Bald Cypress Way, #A-12
Tallahassee, Florida 32399-1720

Phone: 850-245-4444 *2445
Fax: 850-922-9299

Project Director: Youjie Huang, MD, DrPH
Phone: 850-245-4407
Fax: 850-922-9299

Coordinator: Leah Bryan, MPH

Georgia Department of Human Resources
Division of Public Health
2 Peachtree St., NW 14-472
Atlanta, Georgia 30303

Phone: 404-463-2450
Fax: 404-463-0780

Project Director: John Horan, MD, MPH
Phone: 404-657-2578
Fax: 404-463-0780

Coordinator: William J. Brandshagen

Guam Department of Public Health and Social Services
Division of Public Health
P.O. Box 2816
Agana, Guam 96910

Phone: 671-735-7289
Fax: 671-734-2066

Project Director: Rose V Zabala
Phone: 671-735-7265
Fax: 671-734-2066

Coordinator: Florentina Reyes-Salvail, MS

State Department of Health
Office of Planning, Policy and Program Development
P.O. Box 3378
Honolulu, Hawaii 96801-3378

Phone: 808-586-4509
Fax: 808-586-4193

Project Director: Florentina Reyes-Salvail, M.S.
Phone: 808-586-4509
Fax: 808-586-4193

Coordinator: Teresa Abbott

Idaho Department of Health and Welfare
Bureau of Health Policy and Vital Statistics
450 W. State Street-First Floor, P.O. Box 83720
Boise, Idaho 83720-0036

Phone: 208-332-7326
Fax: 208-332-7261

Project Director: Teresa Abbott
Phone: 208-332-7326
Fax: 208-332-7261

Coordinator: Bruce Steiner, MS

Illinois Department of Public Health
Center for Health Statistics
525 West Jefferson
Springfield, Illinois 62761

Phone: 217-785-1064
Fax: 217-785-4308

Project Director: Bruce Steiner, MS
Phone: 217-785-1064
Fax: 217-785-4308

Coordinator: Linda Stemnock

Indiana Department of Health
Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance Project
Two North Meridian St- 3-D
Indianapolis, Indiana 46204

Phone: 317-233-7536
Fax: 317-233-7378

Project Director: Wayne M. Fischer, MPH
Phone: 317.233.7816
Fax: 317-233-7378

Coordinator: Donald H. Shepherd, PhD

Iowa Department Public Health
Center for Health Statistics
321 East 12th Street, Lucas SOB
Des Moines, Iowa 50319-0075

Phone: 515-281-7132
Fax: 515-281-4958

Project Director: Jill France
Phone: 515-281-6762
Fax: 515-281-4958

Coordinator: Ghazala Perveen, MBBS, PhD, MPH

Kansas Dept of Health and Environment
Bureau of Health Promotion
1000 SW Jackson, Suite 230
Topeka, Kansas 66612-1274

Phone: 785-296-8039
Fax: 785-296-8059

Project Director: Paula Marmet
Phone: 785-296-6752

Coordinator: Tracey Sparks

Kentucky Cabinet for Human Resources
Department for Public Health
275 East Main Street
Frankfort, Kentucky 40621

Phone: 502-564-0068
Fax: 502-564-0542

Project Director: Geroge Robertson
Phone: 502-564-2757
Fax: 502-564-4553

Coordinator: Todd Griffin, MSPH

Louisiana Department of Health and Hopitals
Louisiana Bureau of Primary Care and Rural Health Community Health Promotion
P.O. Box 3118
Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70821

Phone: 225-342-2027
Fax: 225-342-2652

Project Director: Gerrelda Davis, MBA
Phone: 225-342-2657
Fax: 225-342-5839

Coordinator: Kip Neale

Maine Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Department of Health and Human Services
244 Water Street, 2nd Floor
Augusta, Maine 04333-0011

Phone: 207-287-1420
Fax: 207-287-5470

Project Director: Don Lemieux
Phone: 207-287-5468

Coordinator: Helio Lopez, MS

Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
Office of Health Policy and Planning
201 West Preston St., Room 300
Baltimore, Maryland 21201

Phone: 410-767-5159
Fax: 410-333-7501

Project Director: Jeanette Jenkins, MHS
Phone: 410-767-5612
Fax: 410-333-7501

Coordinator: Bruce Cohen, PhD

Massachusetts Department of Public Health
Bureau of Health Statistics, Research & Evaluation
250 Washington Sreet, 6th Floor
Boston, Massachusetts 02108-4619

Phone: 617-624-5635
Fax: 617-624-5631

Project Director: Bruce Cohen, PhD
Phone: 617-624-5635

Coordinator: Ann Rafferty, Ph.D

Michigan Department of Community Health
Community Public Health Agency
201 Townsend Street, P.O. Box 30195
Lansing, Michigan 48909

Phone: 517-335-8403
Fax: 517-335-9195

Project Director: Sarah Lyon-Callo, MA.,MS
Phone: 517-335-9315
Fax: 517-335-8893

Coordinator: Nagi Salem, PhD

Minnesota Department of Health
Center for Health Statistics
85 East 7th Place
St. Paul, Minnesota 55164-0882

Phone: 651-201-5996
Fax: 651-201-5740

Project Director: Nagi Salem, PhD
Phone: 651-201-5996
Fax: 651-201-5740

Coordinator: Ron McAnally

Mississippi State Health Department
Public Health Statistics
571 Stadium Drive, P.O. Box 1700
Jackson, Mississippi 39215-1700

Phone: 601-576-7624
Fax: 601-576-7195

Project Director: Dick Johnson, MS
Phone: 601-576-7930
Fax: 601-576-7505

Coordinator: Janet S. Wilson, M.Ed, MPA

Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services
Office of Epidemiology
920 Wildwood Drive
Jefferson City, MO, Missouri 65102-0570

Phone: 573-526-6660
Fax: 573-526-4102

Project Director: Vacant Yun, MD, PhD
Phone: 573-522-2809
Fax: 573-522-2899

Coordinator: Susan J. Cummings

Montana Dept. of Public Health and Human Services
Public Health and Safety Division
1400 Broadway, Room B101
Helena, Montana 59620

Phone: 406-444-4111
Fax: 406-444-6943

Project Director: Joanne Oreskovich, PhD
Phone: 406-444-2973
Fax: 406-444-6943

Coordinator: Larry Andelt, PhD

Department of Regulation and Licensure
Health Data Collection Section
P.O. Box 95007
Lincoln, Nebraska 68509-5007

Phone: 402-471-3488
Fax: 402-471-9728

Project Director: Steve Frederick
Phone: 402-471-0147

Coordinator: Alicia Hansen, M.S.

Department of Human Resources
Nevada State Health Division
4150 Technology Way, Suite 104
Carson City, Nevada 89706

Phone: 775-684-4161
Fax: 775-684-4156

Project Director: Alicia Hansen, M.S.
Phone: 775-684-4161
Fax: 775-684-4156

New Hampshire
Coordinator: Susan Knight, MSPH

Division of Public Health Services
Health Statistics and Data Management
29 Hazen Drive
Concord, New Hampshire 03301-6527

Phone: 603-271-4671
Fax: 603-271-3447

Project Director: Karla Armenti, ScD
Phone: 603-271-4514
Fax: 603-271-3447

New Jersey
Coordinator: Kenneth J. O'Dowd, Ph.D

New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services
Center for Health Statistics, Room 405
P.O. Box 360
Trenton, New Jersey 08625-0360

Phone: 609-984-6703
Fax: 609-984-7633

Project Director: Kenneth J. O'Dowd, Ph.D
Phone: 609-984-6703
Fax: 609-984-7633

New Mexico
Coordinator: Vivian Heye, MA

New Mexico Department of Health
Epidemiology & Response Division
P.O. Box 26110, 1190 St. Francis Dr., N-1350
Santa Fe, New Mexico 87502-6110

Phone: 505-476-3569
Fax: 505-827-0013

Project Director: Vivian Heye, MA
Phone: 505-476-3569
Fax: 505-827-0013

New York
Coordinator: Colleen Baker

Division of Chronic Disease Prevention & Adult Health
New York State Department of Health
Corning Tower., Rm 565, Empire State Plaza
Albany, New York 12237-0679

Phone: 518-473-0673
Fax: 518-474-2086

Project Director: Thomas A. Melnik, Dr.PH
Phone: 518-473-0673
Fax: 518-474-2086

North Carolina
Coordinator: Harry Herrick, MSPH

NC Department of Health and Human Services
State Center for Health Statistics
2422 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, North Carolina 27699-2422

Phone: 919-855-4491
Fax: 919-715-7899

Project Director: Paul Buescher, PhD
Phone: 919-715-4478
Fax: 919-733-8485

North Dakota
Coordinator: Melissa C. Parsons

North Dakota Department of Health
Division of Health Promotion and Education
600 E. Boulevard, Department 301
Bismarck, North Dakota 58505-0200

Phone: 701-328-2787
Fax: 701-328-1412

Project Director: Karalee J. Harper
Phone: 701-328-4517
Fax: 701-328-2038

Coordinator: Patricia (Pullen) Coss

Ohio Department of Health
Chronic Disease & Behavioral Epidemiology BHS-Prevention
246 N. High Street/P.O. Box118
Columbus, Ohio 43216-0118

Phone: 614-728-9180
Fax: 614-644-1909

Project Director: Robert Indian, MS
Phone: 614-728-9180

Coordinator: Derek Pate, MPH

Oklahoma State Department of Health
Health Care Information
1000 NE 10th
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73117-1299

Phone: 405-271-6225
Fax: 405-271-2899

Project Director: Derek Pate, MPH
Phone: 405-271-5562
Fax: 405-271-9061

Coordinator: Renee K. Boyd

Oregon Health Division
Center for Health Statistics
PO Box 14050
Portland, Oregon 97323-0050

Phone: 971-673-1145
Fax: 971-334-6580

Project Director: Joyce A. Grant-Worley, MS
Phone: 971-673-1156
Fax: 971-673-1201

Coordinator: Gerald M. Miller

Pennsylvania Department of Health
Division of Statistical Support
555 Walnut Street - 6th Floor
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 17101-1900

Phone: 717-783-2548, x206
Fax: 717-772-3258

Project Director: Jerry Orris
Phone: 717-783-2548
Fax: 717-772-3258

Puerto Rico
Coordinator: Ruby A. Serrano-Rodriguez, MS, DrPH(c)

Puerto Rico Department of Health
Puerto Rico-BRFSS
PO Box 70184
San Juan, Puerto Rico 00936-8184

Phone: 787-274-7828
Fax: 787-274-7827

Project Director: Ruby A. Serrano-Rodriguez, MS, DrPH(c)
Phone: 787-274-7828
Fax: 787-274-7827

Rhode Island
Coordinator: Jana Hesser, PhD

Rhode Island Department of Health
Office of Health Statistics
3 Capitol Hill
Providence, Rhode Island 02908

Phone: 401-222-5111
Fax: 401-273-4350

Project Director: Jana Hesser, PhD
Phone: 401-222-5511
Fax: 401-273-4350

South Carolina
Coordinator: Kristen Helms, MSPH

South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control
Division of Biostatistics and Health GIS
2600 Bull Street
Columbia, South Carolina 29201-1708

Phone: 803-898-3209
Fax: 803-898-3236

Project Director: Kristen Helms, MSPH
Phone: (803) 898-3209
Fax: 803-898-3722

South Dakota
Coordinator: Mark Gildemaster

South Dakota Department of Health
Office of Administrative Services
600 E. Capitol Ave.
Pierre, South Dakota 57501-2536

Phone: 605-773-3596
Fax: 605-773- 5683

Project Director: Mark Gildemaster
Phone: 605-773-3596
Fax: 605-773- 5683

Coordinator: David L. Ridings

Tennessee Department of Health
Office of Health Statistics
426 5th Ave., North, Cordell Hull Bldg, 4th Floor
Nashville, Tennessee 37247-5265

Phone: 615-741-5246
Fax: 615-253-1688

Project Director: David L. Ridings
Phone: 615-741-5246
Fax: 615-253-1688

Coordinator: Michelle Cook, MPH

Texas Department of State Health Services
Center for Health Statistics, MC 1898
PO Box 149347
Austin, Texas 78714-9347

Phone: 512-458-7111 x 6593
Fax: 512-458-7429

Project Director: Philip Huang, MD
Phone: 512-458-7200

Coordinator: Jennifer Wrathall, MPH

Utah Department of Health
Office of Public Health Assessment
P.O. Box 142101
Salt Lake City, Utah 84112

Phone: 801-538-9259
Fax: 801 538-9346

Project Director: Marilynn Startup, MPA
Phone: 801-560-8093
Fax: 810-536-9346

Coordinator: Rodney McCormick, Ph.D

Vermont Department of Health
Division of Health Surveillance
P.O. Box 70
Burlington, Vermont 05402-0070

Phone: 802-863-7663
Fax: 802-865-7701

Project Director: Rodney McCormick, Ph.D
Phone: 802-863-7663
Fax: 802-865-7701

Virgin Islands
Coordinator: Sharon A. Williams, MS

Bureau of Chronic Disease, PHPP
Virgin Islands Department of Health
3500 Estate Richmond, Harwood Complex, Rm E25
St. Croix, Virgin Islands 00820-4370

Phone: 340-773-1311
Fax: 340-692-9505

Project Director: Williams A. Sharon, MS
Phone: 340-773-1311
Fax: 340-692-9505

Coordinator: Susan K Spain

Virginia State Department of Health
Office of Family Health Services
109 Governor Street, 7th Floor
Richmond, Virginia 23233

Phone: 804-864-7654
Fax: 804-864-7670

Project Director: Janice Hicks, PhD
Phone: 804-864-7662
Fax: 804-864-7647

Coordinator: Katrina Wynkoop Simmons, PhD

Washington Department of Health
Center for Health Statistics
101 Israel Rd SE, MS 47814
Tumwater, Washington 98504-7814
WA BRFSS homepage:

Phone: 360-236-4322
Fax: 360-753-4135

Project Director: Katrina Wynkoop Simmons, PhD
Phone: 360-236-4322
Fax: 360-753-4135

West Virginia
Coordinator: Fred King

West Virginia Bureau for Public Health
Health Statistics Center, Room 165
350 Capitol Street
Charleston, West Virginia 25301-3701

Phone: 304-558-1755
Fax: 304-558-1787

Project Director: Jim Doria
Phone: 304-558-1781

Coordinator: Anne Ziege, Ph.D.

Wisconsin Department of Health and Family Services
Center for Health Statistics
P.O. Box 309
Madison, Wisconsin 53701-0309

Phone: 608-267-9821
Fax: 608-261-6380

Project Director: Ann Ziege
Phone: 608-266-9821
Fax: 608-261-6380

Coordinator: Menlo Futa

Wyoming Department of Health
Preventive Health and Safety Division
6101 Yellowstone Road, Suite 510
Cheyenne, Wyoming 82002

Phone: 307-777-6012
Fax: 307-777-5402

Project Director: Menlo Futa
Phone: 307-777-6012

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