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Alabama

Coordinator: Crystal Franklin, MPH
Alabama Department of Public Health
Health Promotion and Chronic Disease
201 Monroe Street, Suite 960
Montgomery, Alabama 36204
http://www.adph.org
Phone: 334-206-3001
Fax: 334-206-5609
Project Director: James J. McVay, Dr.PA
Phone: 334-206-5300
Fax: 334-206-5609

Alaska

Coordinator: Rebecca TopolSection of Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion
Alaska Division of Public Health
P.O. Box 110616
Juneau, Alaska 99811-0616
http://www.hss.state.ak.us/dph/chronic/hsl/brfss/default.htm
Phone: 907-465-8540
Project Director: Andrea M. Fenaughty, PhD
Phone: 907-269-8025

American Samoa

Coordinator: Iugafono E. Sunia
Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System
American Samoa Community Cancer Coalition
P.O. Box 1716
Pago Pago, American Samoa 96799
Phone: 684-633-4589
Fax: 684-633-4340
Project Director: Va''a Tofaeono
Phone: 684-633-4589
Fax: 684-633-4340

Arizona

Coordinator: Judy Bass
Arizona Department of Health Services
Office of Epidemiology and Statistics
150 N 18th Avenue, Suite 550
Phoenix, Arizona 85007-3248
http://www.azdhs.gov/plan/brfs/
Phone: 602-542-1125
Project Director: Khaleel S. Hussaini, Ph.D.
Phone: 602-542-4452

Arkansas

Coordinator: Sabra Miller
State Center for Health Statistics, Slot 19
Arkansas Department of Health
4815 W. Markham Street, Slot 19
Little Rock, Arkansas 72205-3867
http://www.brfss.arkansas.gov
Phone: 501-661-2003
Fax: 501-661-2544
Project Director: Mary McGehee, PhD
Phone: 501-661-2633
Fax: 501-661-2544

California

Coordinator: Vanessa S. Miguelino-Keasling, MPH
California Department of Public Health
Chronic Disease Surveillance and Research Branch
P. O. Box 997377, MS 7205
Sacramento, California 95899-7377
http://www.surveyresearchgroup.com/sub.php?page=data
Phone: 916-322-5334
Project Director: Kurt Snipes, PhD
Phone: 916-449-5541

Colorado

Coordinator: Rickey Tolliver, MPH
Colorado State Department of Health
Health Statistics Section, HSVRD-HSA1
4300 Cherry Creek Drive South
Denver, Colorado 80246-1530
http://www.cdphe.state.co.us/hs/brfss/index.html
Phone: 303-692-2192
Fax: 303-691-7821
Project Director: Alyson Shupe, PhD, MSW
Phone: 303-692-2168

Connecticut

Coordinator: Diane Aye, MPH, PhD
Connecticut Department of Public Health
P.O. Box 340308, MS#11PSI
Hartford, Connecticut 06134-0308
http://www.dph.state.ct.us
Phone: 860-509-7756
Fax: 860-509-7785
Project Director: Diane Aye, MPH, PhD
Phone: 860-509-7756
Fax: 860-509-7717

Delaware

Coordinator: Fred Breukelman
Department of Health and Social Services
Delaware Division of Public Health
P.O. Box 637
Dover, Delaware 19903
http://www.state.de.us/dhss/dph/dpc/brfsurveys.html
Phone: 302-744-1009
Fax: 302-739-3839
Project Director: Fred Breukelman
Phone: 302-744-1009
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
http://doh.dc.gov/cwp/view,a,1374,q,58303,dohNav_GID,1821.asp
Phone: 202-442-5857
Fax: 202-442-4796
Project Director: TBD
Phone:

Federated States of Micronesia

Coordinator: Eugenia A. Samuels
Program Manager
Department of Health & Social Affairs
P. O. Box PS-70
FSM Kolonia, Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia 96941
Phone: 691-320-2619
Fax: 691-320-2872
Project Director: Eugenia Samuels
Phone: 691-320-2619
Fax: 691-320-2872

Florida

Coordinator: Junwei, Jiang, MPH
Florida Department of Health
Bureau of Epidemiology, Chronic Disease Epidemiology and Surveillance Section
4052 Bald Cypress Way, #A-12
Tallahassee, Florida 32399-1720
http://www.doh.state.fl.us/disease_ctrl/epi/brfss/index.htm
Phone: 850-245-4444 ext 244
Fax: 850-922-9299
Email: Junwei.Jiang@flhealth.gov
Project Director: Junwei Jiang, MPH
Phone: 850-245-4444 ext 244
Fax: 850-922-9299
Email: Junwei.Jiang@flhealth.gov

Georgia

Coordinator: Madhavi Vajani, MPH

Georgia Department of Human Resources
Division of Public Health
2 Peachtree St., NW 14.493
Atlanta, Georgia 30303
http://health.state.ga.us/epi/brfss/index.asp
Phone: 404-657-2628
Fax: 404-463-0780
Project Director: Rana Bayakly, MPH
Phone: 404-657-2617
Fax: 404-463-0780

Guam

Coordinator: Alyssa Uncangco
Guam Department of Public Health and Social Services
Division of Public Health
123 Chalan Kareta
Mangilao, Guam 96913-6304
www.livehealthyguam.com
Phone: 671.735.7289
Project Director: Rose V Zabala
Phone: 671-735-7265
Fax: 671-734-2066

Hawaii

Coordinator: Florentina Reyes-Salvail, MS
State Department of Health
Office of Planning, Policy and Program Development
P.O. Box 3378
Honolulu, Hawaii 96801-3378
http://www.hawaii.gov/health/statistics/brfss/index.html
Phone: 808-586-4509
Fax: 808-586-4193
Project Director: Florentina Reyes-Salvail, MS
Phone: 808-586-4509
Fax: 808-586-4193

Idaho

Coordinator: Christopher Murphy, MS
Idaho Department of Health and Welfare
Bureau of Vital Records and Health Statistics
450 W. State Street-First Floor, P.O. Box 83720
Boise, Idaho 83720-0036
http://healthstatistics.dhw.idaho.gov
Phone: 208-332-7326
Fax: 208-332-7261
Project Director: Christopher Murphy, MS
Phone: 208-332-7326
Fax: 208-332-7261

Illinois

Coordinator: Bruce Steiner, MS
Illinois Department of Public Health
Center for Health Statistics
525 West Jefferson
Springfield, Illinois 62761
http://app.idph.state.il.us/brfss/
Phone: 217-785-1064
Fax: 217-785-4308
Project Director: Bruce Steiner, MS
Phone: 217-785-1064
Fax: 217-785-4308

Indiana

Coordinator: Linda Stemnock
Indiana State Department of Health
Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, Data Analysis Team/ERC
Two North Meridian St- 6E
Indianapolis, Indiana 46204
http://www.in.gov/isdh/25194.htm
Phone: 317-233-7536
Fax: 317-233-7378
Project Director: Gary Ordway, MS
Phone: 317-233-7320
Fax: 317-233-7378

Iowa

Coordinator: Donald H. Shepherd, PhD
Iowa Department Public Health
Center for Health Statistics
321 East 12th Street, Lucas SOB
Des Moines, Iowa 50319-0075
http://www.idph.state.ia.us/brfss
Phone: 515-281-7132
Fax: 515-281-4958
Project Director: Donald H Shepherd, PhD.
Phone: 515-281-7132
Fax: 515-281-4958

Kansas

Coordinator: Natalie Jeanie Santaularia, MPH
Kansas Dept of Health and Environment
Bureau of Health Promotion
1000 SW Jackson, Suite 230
Topeka, Kansas 66612-1274
http://www.kdhe.state.ks.us/brfss/index.html
Phone: 785-368-7355
Fax: 785-296-8059
Project Director: Ghazala Perveen, MBBS, PhD,
Phone: 785-296-8039

Kentucky

Coordinator: Sarojini Kanotra, PhD, MPH
Kentucky Department for Public Health
Division of Prevention and Quality Improvement
275 East Main St, HS2W-
Frankfort, Kentucky 40621
http://chfs.ky.gov/dph/info/dpqi/cd/brfss.htm
Phone: 502 564-7996 X 4284
Fax: 502-564-4667
Project Director: Sarojini Kanotra, PhD, MPH
Phone: (502) 564-7996 X4284
Fax: (502) 564-4667

Louisiana

Coordinator: Laurie M. Freyder, MPH
Louisiana DHH/Office of Public Health
Health Improvement Support Unit
1450 Poydras Street, Suite 1936
New Orleans, Louisiana 70112
http://new.dhh.louisiana.gov/index.cfm/page/578
Phone: 504-568-8191
Fax: 225-342-5839
Email: Laurie.FreyderAla.gov
Project Director: Sarah Kitterman
Phone: 225-342-7843
Fax: 225-342-5839

Maine

Coordinator: Kim H. Haggan
Maine Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Department of Health and Human Services
244 Water Street, 2nd Floor
Augusta, Maine 04333-0011
http://www.maine.gov/dhhs/mecdc/public-health-systems/data-research/brfs
Phone: 207-287-5459
Fax: 207-287-5470
Project Director: Marty Henson
Phone: 207-287-5468

Maryland

Coordinator: Georgette Lavetsky, MHS
Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Control
201 W Preston St., Ste. 306
Baltimore, MD 21201
http://www.marylandbrfss.org/
Phone: 410-767-5780 
Fax: 410-333-7106
Project Director: Donald Shell, MD, MA
Phone: 410-767-5780
Fax: 410-333-7106

Massachusetts

Coordinator: Maria McKenna
Massachusetts Department of Public Health
Health Survey Program
250 Washington Sreet, 6th Floor
Boston, Massachusetts 02108-4619
http://www.mass.gov/dph/bhsre/cdsp/brfss/brfss.htm
Phone: 617-624-5643
Fax: 617-624-5695
Email: maria.mckenna@state.ma.us
Project Director: Bruce Cohen, PhD
Phone: 617-624-5635
Fax: 617-624-5631
Email: bruce.cohen@state.ma.us

Michigan

Coordinator: Chris Fussman, MPH
Michigan Department of Community Health
Community Public Health Agency
201 Townsend Street, P.O. Box 30195
Lansing, Michigan 48909
http://www.michigan.gov/brfs/
Phone: 517-335-8144
Fax: 517-335-9195
Project Director: Sarah Lyon-Callo, MA, MS
Phone: 517-335-9315
Fax: 517-335-9790

Minnesota

Coordinator: Nagi Salem, PhD
Minnesota Department of Health
Center for Health Statistics
85 East 7th Place
St. Paul, Minnesota 55164-0882
http://www.health.state.mn.us
Phone: 651-201-5996
Fax: 651-201-5740
Project Director: Nagi Salem, PhD
Phone: 651-201-5996
Fax: 651-201-5740

Mississippi

Coordinator: Ron McAnally
Mississippi State Health Department
Public Health Statistics
222 Market Ridge Dr.
Ridgeland, MS 39157
http://www.msdh.state.ms.us/brfss/
Phone: (601) 206-8253
Fax: (601) 206-8272
Email: Ron.McAnally@msdh.ms.gov
Project Director: Dick Johnson
Phone: 601-576-7930
Fax: 601-576-7505

Missouri

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
http://health.mo.gov/data/brfss/index.php
Phone: 573-526-6660
Fax: 573-526-4102
Project Director: Shumei Yun, MD, PhD
Phone: 573-522-2809
Fax: 573-522-2899

Montana

Coordinator: Emily Ehrlich
Montana Dept. of Public Health and Human Services
Public Health and Safety Division
1400 Broadway, Room A113
Helena, Montana 59620
www.brfss.mt.gov
Phone: 406-444-2973
Fax: 406-444-6910
Project Director: Emily Ehrlich
Phone: 406-444-2973
Fax: 406-444-6910

Nebraska

Coordinator: Mihaela Johnson, PhD
Department of Regulation and Licensure
Office of Health Statistics
P.O. Box 95026/301 Centennial Mall South
Lincoln, Nebraska 68509
http://www.hhs.state.ne.us/
Phone: 402-471-1063
Fax: 402-471-9728
Project Director: Jeff Armitage, B.S.
Phone: 402-471-7733

Nevada

Coordinator: Brad Towle, MA, MPA
Department of Human Resources
Nevada State Health Division
4150 Technology Way, Suite 104
Carson City, Nevada 89706
http://health2k.state.nv.us/nihds/brfss/
Phone: 775-684-4243
Fax: 775-684-5951
Project Director: Brad Towle, MA, MPA
Phone: 775-684-4243
Fax: 775-684-5951

New Hampshire

Coordinator: Kim Lim
Division of Public Health Services
Health Statistics and Data Management
29 Hazen Drive
Concord, New Hampshire 03301-6527
http://www.dhhs.state.nh.us/DHHS/HSDM/behavioral-risk.html
Phone: 603-271-4671
Fax: 603-271-3447
Project Director: Kim Lim, Ph.D. MPH
Phone: 603-271-4671
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
http://www.state.nj.us/health/chs/brfss.htm
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: Lori Zigich
New Mexico Department of Health
Epidemiology & Response Division
P.O. Box 26110, 1190 St. Francis Dr., Suite N-1350
Santa Fe, New Mexico 87505
http://www.health.state.nm.us/
Phone: 505-476-3569
Fax: 505-827-2110
Project Director: Wayne Honey
Phone: 505-476-3595
Fax: 505-827-2110

New York

Coordinator: Mycroft Sowizral, Ph.D
Bureau of Chronic Disease Evaluation and Research
New York State Department of Health
Corning Tower, Empire State Plaza
Albany, New York 12237-0679
http://www.nyhealth.gov/nysdoh/brfss/index.htm
Phone: 518-473-0673
Fax: 518-474-2086
Project Director: Ian F. Brissette, PhD
Phone: 518-473-0673
Fax: 518-474-2086

North Carolina

Coordinator: James Cassell
NC Department of Health and Human Services
State Center for Health Statistics
2422 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, North Carolina 27699-2422
http://www.schs.state.nc.us/SCHS/brfss/
Phone: 919-855-4485
Fax: 919-715-7899
Project Director: James Cassell
Phone: 919-855-4485
Fax: 919-715-7899

North Dakota

Coordinator: Alice Musumba, MPH CPH
North Dakota Department of Health
Community Health Section
600 E. Boulevard, Department 301
Bismarck, North Dakota 58505-0200
http://ndhealth.gov/brfss
Phone: 701.328.3322
Fax: 701.328.2036
Project Director: Alice Musumba, MPH CPH
Phone: 701- 328-4528
Fax: 701- 328-1412

Ohio

Coordinator: Jill Garratt
Coordinator, Ohio Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System
Bureau of Healthy Ohio
Division of Prevention and Health Promotion
Ohio Department of Health
246 North High St.
Columbus, OH 43215
http://www.odh.ohio.gov/healthstats/brfss/behrisk1.aspx
Project Director: Holly L. Sobotka, MS
Phone: (614) 466-7774
Email: Jillian.Garratt@odh.ohio.gov

Oklahoma

Coordinator: Rebecca Falkenstern
Oklahoma State Department of Health
Health Care Information
1000 NE 10th
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73117-1299
http://www.ok.gov/health/Data_and_Statistics/Center_For_Health_Statistics/Health_Care_Information
Email: RebeccaF@health.ok.gov
Project Director: Derek Pate, DrPH
Phone: 405-271-6225
Fax: 405-271-9061
Email: DerekP@health.state.ok.us

Oregon

Coordinator: Renee K. Boyd
Oregon Health Division
Center for Health Statistics
PO Box 14050
Portland, Oregon 97323-0050
http://egov.oregon.gov/DHS/ph/chs/brfs/index.shtml
Phone: 971-673-1145
Fax: 971-334-6580
Project Director: Joyce A. Grant-Worley, MS
Phone: 971-673-1156
Fax: 971-673-1201

Palau

Coordinator: Haley Menard Cash, PhD, MPH
Tobacco Control Program
Ministry of Health
P. O. 6027
Koror, Palau 96940
Phone: 680-488-4773
Fax: 680-779-5707
Email: Haley.Menard@gmail.com
Project Director: Everlynn Temengil
Phone: 680-488-4573
Fax: 680-488-1211

Pennsylvania

Coordinator: Alden Small, Ph.D.
Pennsylvania Department of Health
Division of Statistical Support
555 Walnut Street - 6th Floor
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 17101-1900
http://www.health.state.pa.us/stats
Phone: 717-265-2548
Fax: 717-772-3258
Project Director: Brian Wright
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
http://www.salud.gov.pr/services/BRFSS/Pages/default.aspx
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: Tara Cooper, MPH
Rhode Island Department of Health
Center for Health Data and Analysis
3 Capitol Hill, Room 407
Providence, Rhode Island 02908
http://www.health.ri.gov/data/behaviorriskfactorsurvey/
Phone: 401-222-7628
Fax: 401-222-1442
Project Director: Tara Cooper, MPH
Phone: 401-222-7628
Fax: 401-222-1442

South Carolina

Coordinator: Harley T. Davis, MSPH
South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control
Division of Biostatistics and Health GIS
2600 Bull Street
Columbia, South Carolina 29201-1708
http://www.scdhec.gov/hs/epidata/brfss_index.htm
Phone: 803-898-3629
Fax: 803-898-3722
Email: Harley.Davis@dhec.sc.gov
Project Director: Shae R. Sutton, PhD
Phone: (803) 898-1808
Fax: 803-898-3722

South Dakota

Coordinator: Mark Gildemaster
South Dakota Department of Health
Office of Health Statistics
615 East 4th Street
Pierre, South Dakota 57501-2536
http://doh.sd.gov/Statistics
Phone: 605-773-3596
Fax: 605-773-5509
Email: mark.gildemaster@state.sd.us
Project Director: Mark Gildemaster
Phone: 605-773-3596
Fax: 605-773-5509
Email: mark.gildemaster@state.sd.us

Tennessee

Coordinator: George Plumlee
Tennessee Department of Health
Office of Health Statistics
426 5th Ave., North, Cordell Hull Bldg, 4th Floor
Nashville, Tennessee 37247-5265
http://health.state.tn.us/statistics/brfss.htm
Phone: 615-532-7880
Fax: 615-253-1688
Email: george.plumlee@tn.gov
Project Director: George Plumley
Phone: 615-532-7880
Fax: 615-253-1688

Texas

Coordinator: Rebecca Wood, MSHP
Texas Department of State Health Services
Center for Health Statistics, MC 1898
PO Box 149347
Austin, Texas 78714-9347
http://www.dshs.state.tx.us/chs/brfss/
Phone: 512-776-6579
Fax: 512-776-7429
Project Director: Rebacca Wood, MHSP
Phone: 512-776-6579

Utah

Coordinator: Rachel Eddington, MS
Utah Department of Health
Office of Public Health Assessment
P.O. Box 142101
Salt Lake City, Utah 84112
http://health.utah.gov/opha
Phone: 801-538-9466
Fax: 801-536-0953
Email: reddington@utah.gov
Project Director: Marilynn Startup, MPA
Phone: 801-560-8093
Fax: 801-536-9346
Email: lstartup@utah.gov

Vermont

Coordinator: Jessie Hammond
Vermont Department of Health
Division of Health Surveillance
108 Cherry Street, Room 304
Burlington, Vermont 05402
http://healthvermont.gov/research/brfss/brfss.aspx
Phone: 802-863-7663
Fax: 802-865-7701
Project Director: Jessie Hammond
Phone: 802-863-7663
Fax: 802-865-7701

Virgin Islands

Coordinator: vacant
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: Vacant A. vacant, MS
Phone: 340-773-1311
Fax: 340-692-9505

Virginia

Coordinator: Danielle Henderson
Virginia State Department of Health
Office of Family Health Services
109 Governor Street, 7th Floor
Richmond, Virginia 23219
http://www.vahealth.org/brfss
Phone: 804-864-7649
Fax: 804-864-7670
Project Director: Janice Hicks, PhD
Phone: 804-864-7662
Fax: 804-864-7647

Washington

Coordinator: Marnie Boardman, PhD
Washington Department of Health
Center for Health Statistics
101 Israel Rd SE, MS 47814
Tumwater, Washington 98504-7814
http://www.doh.wa.gov/brfss
Phone: 360-236-4322
Fax: 360-753-4135
Project Director: Lauren Jenks, MPH, CHES
Phone: 360-236-4321
Fax: 360-753-4135

West Virginia

Coordinator: Phillipa Lewin
DHHR\Health Statistics Center
BRFSS Manager
Health Statistics Center
350 Capital Street, Room 165
Charleston, West Virginia 25301
http://www.wvdhhr.org/bph/promot.htm
Phone: 304-356-4148
Fax: 304-558-1787
Email: mailto:Phillipa.A.Lewin@wv.gov
Project Director: Jim Doria
Phone: 304-558-1781

Wisconsin

Coordinator: Anne Ziege, Ph.D.
Wisconsin Department of Health and Family Services
Center for Health Statistics
P.O. Box 309
Madison, Wisconsin 53701-0309
http://www.dhfs.wisconsin.gov/stats/BRFS.htm
Phone: 608-267-9821
Fax: 608-261-6380
Project Director: Ann Ziege
Phone: 608-266-9821
Fax: 608-261-6380

Wyoming

Coordinator: Joseph Grandpre, PhD, MPH
Wyoming Department of Health
Preventive Health and Safety Division
6101 Yellowstone Road, Suite 510
Cheyenne, Wyoming 82002
http://www.health.wyo.gov/phsd/brfss/index.html
Phone: 307-777-8654
Fax: 307-777-8604
Project Director: Joseph Grandpre, PhD, MPH
Phone: 307-777-8654
Fax: 307-777-8604

 

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