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Alaska

Alaska is currently not funded under CDC's National Asthma Control Program, but you may contact the following for information about asthma-related activities in the state.

State Asthma Contact

Contact:

Telephone:

E-mail:

Address:

Website:

Brad Gessner, MD
Medical Director, Division of Chronic Disease Prevention

(907) 269-3446

brad_gessner@health.state.ak.us

Alaska Division of Public Health
3601 C Street, Suite 540 (PO Box 240249)
Anchorage, AK 99524

http://www.alaska.gov/
http://hss.state.ak.us/dhcs/asthma/default.htm
http://www.epi.hss.state.ak.us/mchepi/pubs/misc/Asthma_2006.pdf [PDF - 1.53 MB]

Program Description:
CDC is funding the health departments in California, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Illinois, Indiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, New Hampshire, New Mexico, New York, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Utah, Vermont, and Wisconsin to ensure the availability of and access to guidelines-based medical management and pharmacotherapy for all people with asthma and to address the intersection of public health and health care through funding state programs and national organizations, promoting asthma quality measures, and informing policy makers about the burden of asthma.

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