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(Updated November 1, 2011)

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U.S. States

Alabama
Alabama Department of Health-Newborn Hearing Screening Program

Cindy Ashley, RN
Newborn Screening Director
Bureau of Family Health Services
Department of Public Health
P.O. Box 303017
Montgomery, AL 36130-3017

Alaska
Alaska's Newborn Hearing Screening Program

Beth Kaplan, M.Ed.
Program Manager
Early Hearing Detection and Intervention (EHDI)
State of Alaska - Division of Public Health
Women's Children and Family Health
3601 C Street, Suite 322
Anchorage, Alaska 99503
Phone: 907-334-2273
Fax: 907-269-3432
Email: beth.kaplan@alaska.gov

Thalia Wood, MPH
Children's Health Unit Manager
State of Alaska, DHSS, DPH, WCFH
3601 C Street, Suite 322
Anchorage, AK 99503
Phone: 907-269-3499
Work Cell: 907-632-3538
Fax: 907-269-3465
Email: thalia.wood@alaska.gov

Arizona
Arizona Newborn Hearing Screening Program

Sondi Aponte
Quality Improvement Manager
Office of Newborn Screening
Arizona Dept of Health Services
Cell: 602-680-0972
Office: 602-364-1642
Email: sondi.aponte@azdhs.gov

Lylis E. Olsen, MS, MPH
EHDI Coordinator
PO BOX 11359
Glendale, AZ 85318
Phone: 602-690-3975
Fax: 602-296-0425 fax
Email: lylisolsen@msn.com

Randi Winston, Au.D., CCC-A
Audiology Consultant
The EAR Foundation of Arizona
The Arizona Department of Health Services
The National Center for Hearing Assessment
and Management (NCHAM)
Phone: 602-284-1091
Fax: 602-296-0425
Email: rlwinston@aol.com

Arkansas
Arkansas Healthy Hearing

Dr. Tariq S.Ali
Infant Hearing Program Manager
Arkansas Department of Health
Freeway Medical Building
5800 West 10th Street, Suite 808
Little Rock, AR 72205
Phone: 501-280-4761
Fax: 501-280-4170
E-mail: saiyed.ali@arkansas.gov

California
California's Newborn Hearing Screening Program (NHSP)

Hallie W. Morrow, MD, MPH
Children's Medical Services Branch
California Department of Health Services
1515 K Street, Suite 400, MS 8103
P.O. Box 997413
Sacramento, CA 95899-7413
Phone: 916-323-8009
Fax: 916-323-8104
Email: hallie.morrow@dhcs.ca.gov

Jennifer Sherwood, M.A., CCC-A
Program Audiologist
Newborn Hearing Screening Program
Children’s Medical Services Branch
California Department of Health Services
575 Market Street, Suite 300
San Francisco, CA 94105
Phone: 415-904-9678
Fax: 415-904-9698
Email: jsherwoo@dhs.ca.gov

Colorado
Colorado Health Care Program for Children with Special Needs

Chris Wells
PhD, Director of Informatics
4300 Cherry Creek Dr. South
Denver, CO
80246-1530
Phone: 303-692-2239

Email: Chris.Wells@state.co.us

Connecticut
Connecticut Department of Public Health

Amy Mirizzi, MPH
Connecticut Dept of Public Health
410 Capitol Avenue MS #11 MAT
Hartford, CT 06134-0308
Phone: 860-509-7505
Fax: 860 509-8132
Email: amy.mirizzi@ct.gov

Delaware
Delaware Newborn Screening Program

Kathryn Tullis
Newborn Hearing Program Coordinator
Delaware Division of Public Health
417 Federal Street
Dover, De 19901
302-744-4844
1-800-262-3030

District of Columbia
DC Newborn Hearing Screening

Karen P. Watts, RNC, FACHE, FAHM, PMP
Bureau Chief, Perinatal and Infant Health
Dept. of Health, Community Health Administration
825 N. Capital Street NE, 3rd Floor
Washington, DC 20002
Phone: 202-442-9405
Fax: 202-671-0849
E-mail: karenp.watts@dc.gov

Florida
Florida Newborn Hearing Screening Program

Pam Tempson
EHDI Program Coordinator
Florida Newborn Screening Program
Department of Health
Children's Medical Services
4052 Bald Cypress Way, Bin A-06
Tallahassee, Florida 32399-1707
Phone: 850-245-4673
Fax: 850-245-4049
Email: Pam_Tempson@doh.state.fl.us

Phyllis J. Sloyer, R.N., Ph.D.
CDC EHDI Principal Investigator
Division Director; Children's Medical Services Network and Related Programs
4052 Bald Cypress Way, Bin A-06
Tallahassee, FL 32399-1707
Phone: 850-245-4218
Fax: 850-488-3813
Email: Phyllis_sloyer@doh.state.fl.us

Lois Taylor
CDC EHDI Project Director
Unit Director, Newborn Screening Program
Children’s Medical Services
4052 Bald Cypress Way, Bin A-06
Tallahassee, FL 32399-1707
Phone: 850-245-4670
Fax: 850-488-3813
Email: Lois_Taylor@doh.state.fl.us

Georgia
Georgia Universal Newborn Hearing Screening and Intervention

Tammy Uehlin, AuD
State UNHI Coordinator
Maternal and Child Health Program
Georgia Department of Community Health
Division of Public Health
2 Peachtree St, NW, Suite 11-453
Atlanta, GA 30303
Phone: 404-657-4143
E-mail: truehlin@dhr.state.ga.us

Fax: 404-657-2773

Brendan Noggle, MPH
Birth Outcomes Epidemiologist
Office of Epidemiology, Evaluation, & Health Information Division of Public Health
Georgia Department of Human Resources
2 Peachtree Street, NW, Suite 14-276
Atlanta, GA 30303
Phone: 404-463-2099
Fax: 404-657-7517
Email: rbnoggle@dhr.state.ga.us

Hawaii
Hawaii Newborn Hearing Screening Program

Po Kwon C. Wong
DOH - Acting NHSP Coordinator
Newborn Hearing Screening Program
Hawaii Department of Health
Early Intervention Section
1350 South King Street, Suite 200
Honolulu, HI 96814-2005
Phone: 808-594-0043
Fax: 808-594-0015
Email: nhsp.coordinator@doh.hawaii.gov

Lloyd Miyashiro
Research Statistician
Children with Special Health Needs Branch
Hawaii Department of Health
741 Sunset Ave.
Honolulu, HI 96816
Phone: 808-733-9093
Fax: 808-733-9068
Email: lloyd.miyashiro@doh.hawaii.gov

Idaho
Idaho Newborn Hearing Screening Program

Cynthia Carlin, EHDI Project Coordinator
Department of Health and Welfare
5th Floor, Pete T. Cenarrusa Building
450 W. State Street
Boise, Idaho 83720-0036
Phone: 208-334-0829
Email: carlinc@dhw.idaho.gov

Mary Jones, Program Manager
Idaho Infant Toddler Program
Idaho Dept. of Health & Welfare
450 W. State St. Fl-5
PO Box 83720
Boise, ID 83720-0036
Phone: 208-334-5523
Email: JonesM@dhw.idaho.gov

Illinois
Sound Beginnings—Illinois Hearing Program

Sheila D. McCurley, Au.D.
Early Hearing Detection and intervention Coordinator Division of Health Assessment and Screening
535 W. Jefferson Street, 3rd Floor
Springfield, IL 62761
Phone: 217-782-4733
Fax: 217-557-5324
Email: sheila.mcurley@ilinois.gov

Ginger Mullin, Au.D., Co-coordinator
Illinois Newborn Hearing Program
Division of Specialized Care for Children
2815 West Washington, Suite 300
Springfield, IL 62702
Phone: 217-793-2350
Fax: 217-793-0773
Email: gkmullin@UIC.EDU

Indiana
Indiana Department of Health—Newborn Hearing Screening Program (UNHS)

Gayla Hutsell, M. A. CCC-A/SLP Cert AVT
State EHDI Coordinator
Indiana State Department of Health
2N. Meridian St.
Indianapolis, IN 46202
Phone: (317) 234-3358
Fax: (317) 234-2995
Email: GHutsell@isdh.IN.gov

Julie Schulte, M.A., CCC-A
EARS Follow-up Coordinator
Indiana State Department of Health
2N Meridian St.
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Phone: 317-233-1264
Toll-free: 888-815-0006
Email: juschulte@isdh.in.gov

Bob Bowman, M.S.
Director of Genomics and Newborn Screening
Indiana State Department of Health
2N Meridian St, 7F
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Phone: 317-233-1231
Fax: 317-233-1300
E-mail: bobbowman@isdh.IN.gov

Iowa
Iowa Early Detection and Intervention System (IAEHDI)

Tammy O'Hollearn, LBSW
Iowa EHDI Coordinator
Bureau of Family Health
Iowa Dept. of Public Health
Lucas State Office Bldg 5th Floor, 321 East 12th Street
Des Moines, IA 50319-0075
Phone: 515-242-5639
Fax: 515-242-6013
Email: tammy.ohollearn@idph.iowa.gov

Kimberly Noble Piper, RN, BS, CPH, CPHG
State Genetics Coordinator
Bureau of Family Health
Iowa Department of Public Health
Lucas State Office Building
321 East 12th Street
Des Moines, Iowa 50319
Phone: 800.383.3826 | 515.720-4925
Fax: 515.242.6013
E-Mail: Kimberly.Piper@idph.iowa.gov

Kansas
Sound Beginnings—Kansas Newborn Hearing Screening Program

Liz Abbey, M.A., CCC-A, FAAA,
Sound Beginnings EHDI Coordinator
Sound Beginnings Newborn Hearing Screening Program
1000 SW Jackson Street, Suite 220
Topeka, KS 66612-1274
Phone: 785-368-7167
Fax: 785-291-3493
Email: eabbey@kdheks.gov

Kentucky
Kentucky Newborn Hearing Screening Program

Cathy Lester, MSSW
Health Program Administrator - EHDI
Commission for Children with Special Health Care Needs
310 Whittington Pkwy
Louisville, KY 40222
Office: 502-429-4430, ext. 262
EHDI: 1-877-757-4327
Fax: 502-429-4489
E-mail: cathy.lester@ky.gov

Karen C Mercer BSN RN
EHDI Health Program Administrator
Commission for Children with Special Health Care Needs
310 Whittington Parkway Suite 200
Louisville, KY 40222
Phone: 877-757-4327 or 502-429-4430 ext. 258
Fax: 502-429-4489
Email: KarenC.Mercer@ky.gov

Lou Ann Jones, M.S., CCC-A
East Regional Coordinator
Commission for Children w/ Special Health Care Needs
333 Waller Ave., Suite 300
Lexington, KY 40504
Phone: 859-252-3170 ext. 225
Fax: 859-225-7155
Email: louann.jones@ky.us

Louisiana
Louisiana Newborn Hearing Screening Program

Melinda Peat, M.C.D.
CDC EHDI Project Director
Audiology Manager
Louisiana Office of Public Health
Region 9
21454 Koop Dr., Suite 1C
Mandeville, LA 70471
Phone: 985-871-1300
Fax: 985-871-1334
Email: Melinda.Peat@LA.GOV

M. Christy C. Fontenot, MS, CCC-A
EHDI Program Coordinator
109 Rue Champagne
Broussard, LA 70518
Phone: 337-837-3648
Email: audmcf@aol.com

Terri Mohren
EHDI Systems Development Coordinator
211 Celeste Avenue
River Ridge, LA 70123
Phone: 504-554-5980
Email: terrimohren@cox.net

Mary Jo Smith
EHDI Tracking Specialist
152 Third Street
Colfax, LA 71417
Phone: 318-627-5714
Email:mjsmith@centurytel.net

Mariah W. Ranko
Parent Consultant
Hearing, Speech and Vision Program
OPH Operations and Support Mailroom
1450 L & A Road
Metairie, LA 70001
Phone: 504-568-2340
E-mail: mariahranko@la.gov

Maine
Maine Newborn Hearing Screening Program

Toni G. Wall, MPA
Director Children with Special Health Needs Program
286 Water Street, Key Plaza 7th
Augusta, ME 04333-0011
Phone: 207-287-5350
Fax: 207-287-5355
Email: Toni.G.Wall@maine.gov

Maryland
Maryland Infant Hearing Program

Tanya D. Green, M.S., CCC-A
Program Chief, Infant Hearing Program
Maryland Dept of Health & Mental Hygiene
201 W. Preston Street, Room 423A
Baltimore, MD 21201
Phone: 410-767-6432
Fax: 410-333-5047
Email: tdgreen@dhmh.state.md.us

Erin Filippone
Project Audiologist, Infant Hearing Program/MD EHDI
Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
Office of Genetics & Children With Special Health Care Needs
201 W. Preston, #423 A
Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Phone: 410-767-5803.
E-mail: efilippone@dhmh.state.md.us

Massachusetts
Massachusetts Infant Hearing Program

Janet Farrell
Program Director, UNHS Program
Massachusetts Department of Public Health
Bureau of Family and Community Health
250 Washington St.
Boston, MA 02108
Phone: 617-624-5959
Fax: 617-994-9822
Email: janet.farrell@state.ma.us

Sarah Stone
Program Coordinator
Massachusetts Department of Public Health
Bureau of Family and Community Health
250 Washington St.
Boston, MA 02108
Phone: 617-624-5952
Fax: 617-994-9822
Email: sarah.stone@ma.us

Michigan
Michigan Early Hearing Detection and Intervention Program

Michelle Garcia, M.A., CCC-A
Follow-Up Consultant
Michigan Department of Community Health
Early Hearing Detection and Intervention Program
P.O. Box 30195
Lansing, MI 48909
Phone: 517-335-8878
Fax: 517-335-8036
Email: garciam@michigan.gov

Jeff Spitzley
Manager, Infant Health Unit
EHDI Program Coordinator
MI Dept. of Community Health
109 W. Michigan Avenue
Lansing, MI 48913
Phone: 517-335-8131
Fax: 517-335-8822
Email: spitzleyJ2@michigan.gov

Minnesota
Minnesota Newborn Screening Program

Dr. Kirsten R. Coverstone
Audiologist ~ Newborn Screening Program
Early Hearing Detection Coordinator
Minnesota Department of Health
PO Box 64899
St. Paul, MN 55164-0899
Phone: 651-201-5223
Fax: 651-201-5471
E-mail: Kirsten.Coverstone@state.mn.us

Nicole Brown, MSN, PHN, CPNP
Early Hearing Detection and Intervention Coordinator
Minnesota Department of Health
PO Box 64882
St. Paul, MN 55164-0882
Phone – 651.201.3737
Email: nicole.brown@state.mn.us

Patti Constant, MPH
Communication/Education Supervisor
Minnesota Department of Health
Newborn Screening Program
PO Box 64899
St. Paul, MN 55164-0899
Email: Patti.Constant@state.mn.us

Mississippi
Mississippi Newborn Hearing Screening Program

Eunice Short, MS
Branch Director 11, EHDI-M Director
Mississippi State Department of Health
Early Hearing Detection and Intervention Program
570 E. Woodrow Wilson/Osborne 205
Jackson, MS 39215
Phone: 601-576-7485
Fax: 601-576-7540
Email: eunice.short@msdh.state.ms.us

Danita Munday,
Part C Coordinator
Mississippi First Steps Early Intervention Program
Department of Health
570 East Woodrow Wilson
P.O. Box 1700
Jackson, MS 39215-1700
Phone: 601-576-7427
Fax: 601-576-7540
Email: Danita.Munday@msdh.state.ms.us

Missouri
Missouri Newborn Hearing Screening Program

Catherine B. Harbison
Program Manager
Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services
930 Wildwood Drive, P.O. Box 570
Jefferson City, MO 65102-0570
Phone: 573-751-6266
Email: catherine.harbison@dhss.mo.gov

Dr. Sharmini V. Rogers, MBBS, MPH,
Chief, Bureau of Genetics and Healthy Childhood Section of Healthy Families and Youth Division of Community and Public Health
Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services
930 Wildwood Drive
Jefferson City, MO 65109
Phone: 573-751-6214
E-mail: Sharmini.Rogers@dhss.mo.gov

Kris Grbac, MA, CCC-A
Audiologist
Southwest Missouri State University
Department of Communication Sciences
910 National Springfield, MO
Phone: 417-836-6677
Email: KrisGrbac@smsu.edu

Montana
Montana Newborn Hearing Screening Program

Shannon Koenig
Newborn Hearing Screening Program Manager
Children's Special Health Services
Family and Community Health Bureau
1400 Broadway, PO Box 202951
Helena, MT 59620
Phone: 406-444-1216
Fax: 406-444-5007
Email: SKoenig@mt.gov

Nebraska

Kathy Northrop, MCRP, AICP
Nebraska Early Hearing Detection and Intervention Program Manager
301 Centennial Mall South
Lincoln, NE 68509-5026
Phone: 402-471-6770
Email: kathy.northrop@nebraska.gov

Julie Luedtke, Program Manager
Newborn Screening & Genetics Program
Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services
301 Centennial Mall South
Lincoln, NE 68509-5026
Phone: 402-471-6733
Fax: 402-471-1863
Email: Julie.luedtke@nebraska.gov

Nevada
Nevada Newborn Hearing Screening Program

Andrea Esp, MPH, CHES
EHDI Program Coordinator
Bureau of Child, Family & Community Wellness
Nevada State Health Division
4150 Technology Way, Suite 101
Carson City, NV 89706
Phone: 775-684-4272
Fax: 775-684-4245
Email: aesp@health.nv.gov

New Hampshire
New Hampshire Early Hearing Detection & Intervention

Ruth Fox, R.N., M.S.
Program Coordinator
Maternal and Child Health Section
NH Department of Health and Human Services
29 Hazen Drive
Concord, NH 03301
Phone: 603-271-1037
Fax: 603-271-4519
Email: rfox@dhhs.state.nh.us

New Jersey
New Jersey Early Hearing Detection & Intervention

Kathryn P. Aveni, RNC, MPH, Research Scientist I
Early Identification and Monitoring Program
Special Child Health and Early Intervention Services
Division of Family Health Services
New Jersey Dept. of Health and Senior Services
P.O. Box 364 Trenton, NJ 08625-0364
Phone: 609-292-5676
Fax: 609-633-7820
TTY: 609-984-1343
Email: Kathryn.Aveni@doh.state.nj.us

Leslie M. Beres-Sochka, M.S., Program Manager
Early Identification and Monitoring Program
Special Child Health and Early Intervention Services
P.O. Box 364 Trenton, NJ 08625-0364
Phone: 609-292-5676
Fax: 609-633-7820
TTY: 609-984-1343
Email: Leslie.Beres-Sochka@doh.state.nj.us

Nancy G. Schneider, M.A., CCC-A, FAAA
EHDI Audiologist/Research Scientist II
Early Identification and Monitoring Program
Special Child Health and Early Intervention Services
Division of Family Health Services
New Jersey Dept. of Health and Senior Services
P.O. Box 364 Trenton, NJ 08625-0364
Phone: 609-292-5676
Fax: 609-633-7820
TTY: 609-984-1343
Email: Nancy.Schneider@doh.state.nj.us

Linda Biando, M.S.N.
Public Health Consultant, Nursing
Early Identification and Monitoring Program
Special Child Health and Early Intervention Services
P.O. Box 364 Trenton, NJ 08625-0364
Phone: 609-292-5676
Fax: 609-633-7820
TTY: 609-984-1343
Email: Linda.Biando@doh.state.nj.us

Karyn A. Dynak
Data Processing Programmer
Early Identification and Monitoring Program
Special Child Health and Early Intervention Services
Division of Family Health Services
New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services
PO Box 364 Trenton, NJ 08625-0364
Phone: 609-292-5676
Fax: 609-633-7820
TTY: 609-984-1343
Email: Karyn.Dynak@doh.state.nj.us

Terry Harrison, M.Ed.
Part C Coordinator
Early Intervention Services
Special Child Health and Early Intervention Services
P.O. Box 364 Trenton, NJ 08625-0364
Phone: 609-777-7734
Fax: 609-292-3580
Email: Terry.Harrison@doh.state.nj.us

Bonnie Teman, M.S.N.
Public Health Consultant I, Nursing
Family Centered Care Services
Special Child Health and Early Intervention Services
P.O. Box 364 Trenton, NJ 08625-0364
Phone: 609-777-7779
Fax: 609-292-3580
Email: Bonnie.Teman@doh.state.nj.us

New Mexico
New Mexico Early Hearing Detection & Intervention

Tammy Voisine, LSW
Newborn Hearing Screening Program Coordinator
Children's Medical Services
New Mexico Department of Health
PO Box 26110
1190 St. Francis Drive
Santa Fe, NM 87505
Phone: 505-476-8852
Fax: 505-827-8854
Email tammy.voisine@state.nm.us

Susan Chacon, MSW, LISW
Children's Medical Services Hear Early Program
New Mexico Dept. of Health
2040 South Pacheco
Santa Fe, NM 87505
Phone: 505-476-8860
Fax: 505-476-8896
Email: Susan.Chacon@state.nm.us

New York
New York Newborn Hearing Screening

Candace Grossjohann
Director of Program Development and Data Analysis Unit
NYS Early Hearing Detection and Intervention Program
Bureau of Early Intervention
NYS Department of Health
Albany, NY 12237-0660
Phone: 435-797-3584
E-mail: cxa12@health.state.ny.us

Brenda Knudson Chouffi
Early Intervention Program
New York State Dept of Health
Empire State Plaza, Corning Tower, Room 287
Albany, NY 12237-0660
Phone: 518-473-7016
Fax: 518-486-1090
Email: bkc03@health.state.ny.us

North Carolina
North Carolina Early Hearing Detection & Intervention

Marcia Fort, Au.D., CCC-A
Program Development and Evaluation Manager
Division of Public Health
Early Hearing Detection and Intervention Program
1928 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-1928
Phone: (910) 486-5692
Fax: (910) 486-5684
E-mail: marcia.fort@dhhs.nc.gov

North Dakota
North Dakota EHDI

Jerusha Olthoff, MSM
ND EHDI-IS Principal Investigator
ND EHDI-Hearnow Data Coordinator
The North Dakota Center for Persons with Disabilities
Memorial Hall-203G
Minot State University
500 University Ave. West
Minot, ND 58707
Phone: 701-858-4360, Toll free, 1-800-233-1737 ext. 4360,
Fax: 1-701-858-3483
Email: jerusha.olthoff@minotstateu.edu

Sue Burns
Children's Special Health Services
Department of Human Services
600 East Blvd Avenue Dept 325
Bismarck, ND 58505-0269
Phone: 701-328-2436
Fax: 701-328-2359
Email: soburs@state.nd.us

Wendy Thomas
EHDI Program Coordinator
ND Center for Persons with Disabilities
Minot State University
Minot, ND 58707
Phone: 701-858-4367
Fax: 701-858-3483
Email: wendy.thomas@minotstateu.edu

Ohio
Ohio Early Hearing Detection & Intervention

Naomi Halverson
Ohio Department of Health
Bureau of Early Intervention Services
Infant Hearing Program
246 N. High Street - 5th Floor
Columbus, OH 43215
Phone: 614-387-1228
Fax: 614-728-9163
Email: Naomi.Halverson@odh.ohio.gov

Oklahoma
Oklahoma Early Hearing Detection & Intervention

Patricia Burke, MS, CCC-SLP, LSLS Cert. AVT
Coordinator, Newborn Hearing Screening Program Family Health Services
OK State Dept of Health 1000 NE 10th Street
Oklahoma City, OK 73117-1299
Phone: 405-271-6617
Fax: 405-271-4892
Email: patriciaab@health.ok.gov

Oregon
Oregon Early Hearing Detection & Intervention

Heather Morrow-Almeida
EHDI Program Coordinator
Office of Family Health
Oregon Department of Human Services
800 NE Oregon Street, Suite 805
Portland, OR 97232
Phone: 971-673-1883
Email: heather.r.morrow-almeida@state.or.us

Claudia Bingham, MPH
Office of Family Health
Child Health Manager
800 NE Oregon Street, Suite 805
Portland, OR 97232
Phone: 971-673-0253
Fax: 971-673-0250
Email: claudia.w.bingham@state.or.us

Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania Early Hearing Detection & Intervention

Pennsylvania Newborn Hearing Screening and Intervention Program
Bureau of Family Health
Division of Newborn Screening & Genetics
625 Forster Street, 7th Floor, East Wing
Harrisburg, PA 17120-0701
Phone: 717-783-8143 or 1-877-HEALTH (1-877-724-3258)
Email: nbhs@state.pa.us

Rhode Island
Rhode Island Early Hearing Detection & Intervention

Ellen Amore, M.S.
KIDSNET Manager
Rhode Island Department of Health
Division of Family Health
3 Capitol Hill
Providence, RI 02908-5297
Phone: 401-222-4601
Fax: 401-222-1442
Email: ellen.amore@health.ri.gov

South Carolina
South Carolina First Sound Program

Tara P. Carroll, MCD, CCC/A
First Sound Program Manager
SC Department of Health and Environmental Control
Division of Children with Special Health Care Needs
1751 Calhoun St
Columbia, SC 29201
Phone: 803-898-0708
Fax: 803-898-4453
Email:carroltp@dhec.sc.gov

South Dakota
South Dakota Newborn Hearing Screening Program

Lucy Fossen, RN
CDC EDHI Project Coordinator
600 E. Capitol
Pierre, SD 57501-1700
Phone: 605-773-2944
Email: Lucy.Fossen@state.sd.us

Barb Hemmelman
SD Department of Health
Office of Family and Community Health
600 E. Capitol
Pierre, SD 57501
Phone: 605-773-4749

Tennessee
Tennessee Department of Health—Newborn Hearing Screening Program (UNHS)

Jacque Cundall, RN, BSN, WHG/NHS
Newborn Hearing Screening Coordinator
Tennessee Department of Health
630 Hart Lane
Nashville, TN 37243
Phone: 615-262-6160
Fax: 615-262-6159
Email: Jacque.Cundall@state.tn.us

Yinmei Li, MD, PhD
Director, Surveillance, Epidemiology and Evaluation
Policy, Planning and Assessment
Tennessee Department of Health
Phone: 615-741-8190
E-mail: yinmei.li@tn.gov

Ramona Lainhart, Ph.D.
Director of Grants and Funded Projects
Director Tennessee Dept of Health Web site (HIT) Policy, Planning and Assessment
Tennessee Department of Health
6th Floor Cordell Hull Building
425 5th Avenue North
Nashville, TN 37243
Phone: 615-253-3403
Fax: 615-253-5187
Email: ramona.lainhart@state.tn.us

Texas
Texas Early Hearing Detection & Intervention

Mary Gwyn Allen, MA, Coordinator
Early Hearing Detection and Intervention (EHDI)
Texas Department of State Health Services
Rm M-260, MC 1918
PO Box 149347
Austin, TX 78714-9347
Phone: 512-776-7726
Fax: 512-776-7125
Email: MaryGwyn.Allen@dshs.state.tx.us

Utah
Utah Department of Health—Newborn Hearing Screening Program

Richard S. Harward, M.S.
EHDI Program Director
CHARM Data Integration Program Director
P.O. Box 144620, 44 Medical Drive
Salt Lake City, UT 84114-4620
Phone: 801-584-8215
Fax: 801-584-8492
Email: rharward@utah.gov

Kurt Randall, M.Ed
EHDI Audiology Coordinator
P.O. Box 144620, 44 Medical Drive
Salt Lake City, UT 84114-4620
Phone: 801-584-8215
Fax: 801-584-8492
Email: kurtrandall@utah.gov

Nita Jensen
EHDI Data Coordinator
Hearing, Speech, and Vision Services
Utah Department of Health
P.O. Box 144620
Salt Lake City, UT 84114-4620
Phone: 801-584-8221
Fax: 801-584-8492
Email: nitajensen@utah.gov

Susan Ord
Program Mgr., Baby Watch Early Intervention
UDOH/CFHS
44 N. Medical Dr.
P.O. Box 144720
Salt Lake City, UT 84114-4720
Phone: 801-584-8441
Fax: 801-584-8496
Email: sord@utah.gov

Vermont
Vermont Early Hearing Detection & Intervention

Linda Hazard, MS
Program Director Vermont Early Hearing Detection and Intervention Program
108 Cherry St. Burlington, VT 05402
Phone: 802-651-1606,
Fax: 802-951-1218,
Email: linda.hazard@ahs.state.vt.us

Carol Hassler, M.D.
Project Director/Principal Investigator
Director, Children with Special Health Needs
Vermont Department of Health
108 Cherry Street; P.O. Box 70
Burlington, VT 05402
Phone: 802-863-7338
Fax: 802-863-7635
Email: chassle@vdh.state.vt.us

Virginia
Virginia Early Hearing Detection & Intervention

Ruth Frierson, Follow-Up Coordinator
Virginia Early Hearing Detection and Intervention Program
Virginia Department of Health
109 Governor Street, 8th floor
Richmond, VA 23219
Phone: 804-864-7718
Fax: 804-864-7721
Email: ruth.frierson@vdh.virginia.gov

Washington
Washington Early Hearing Detection & Intervention

Debra Lochner Doyle, M.S., C.G.C.
CDC EHDI Project Principal Investigator
State Coordinator for Genetic Services
Washington State Department of Health
20435 72nd Ave. S., Suite 200 MS: K-17-8
Kent, WA 98032
Phone: 253-395-6742
Fax: 253-395-6737
Email: Debra.LochnerDoyle@doh.wa.gov

Karin Neidt, M.P.H.
EHDDI Follow-Up Coordinator
Washington State Department of Health
Genetic Services Section
1610 NE 150th St., MS: K17-9
Shoreline, WA 98155
Phone: 206-418-5609
Fax: 206-418-5415
Email: arin.Neidt@doh.wa.gov

West Virginia
West Virginia Newborn Hearing Screening

Tennysa Mace
Newborn Hearing Screening Project Coordinator
Bureau for Public Health
Office of Maternal Child & Family Health
WV Dept. of Health & Human Services
350 Capitol Street, Room 427
Charleston, WV 25301-3714
Phone: 304-356-4444
Fax: 304-558-7164
Email: Tennysa.f.mace@wv.gov

Wisconsin
Wisconsin Sound Beginnings: Early Hearing Detection and Intervention Program

Elizabeth Seeliger, Au. D.
WI Sound Beginnings Program Director
Wisconsin Dept. of Health & Family Services Bureau of Community Health Promotion
1 W. Wilson St., P.O. Box 2659
Madison, WI 53701-2659
Phone: 608-267-9191
Fax: 608-267-3824
Email: elizabeth.seeliger@wi.gov

Wyoming
Wyoming Early Hearing Detection & Intervention

Nancy Pajak M.S., CCC-A
Universal Newborn Hearing Screening, Development, and Intervention Project Manager
715 Shield Street
Laramie, WY 82072
Phone: 307-721-6212
Fax: 307-777-3337
Email: nanpajak@aol.com

Geri Smith
Early Intervention Program Manager
6101 Yellowstone Road, Suite 186E
Cheyenne, WY 82002
Phone: 307-777-7115
Email: GSMITH@state.wy.us

Commonwealths, Territories, and Other Entities

American Samoa

Jean Anderson-Asuega, PsyD
Part C/EHDI Coordinator
American Samoa Department of Health
PO Box 7477
Pago Pago, AS 96799
Phone: 684-699-4990
Fax: 684-699-4984
Email:

Ruth Te’o
ASG Department of Health
Part C/EHDI Acting Coordinator
PO Box 7477
Pago Pago, AS 96799
Phone: 684-699-4990
Fax: 684-699-4984
Email: Ruth.teo@helpinghands-as.org

Sue Scanlan
AS Department of Health
Helping Hands Early Intervention Program and
Early Hearing Detection and Intervention Program
PO Box 7477
Pago Pago, AS 96799
Phone: 684-699-4990
Cell: 684-256-5656
Fax: 684-699-984
Email: sue.scanlan@helpinghands-as.org

Federated States of Micronesia

Mr. Dionis E. Saimon
Project Coordinator
FSM EHDI Program
P.O. Box PS 70
Palikir, Pohnpei FM 96941
Phone: 691-320-2619/2872
Fax: 691-320-5263
Email: desaimon@fsmhealth.fm

Guam
Guam Newborn Hearing Screening Program

Velma Sablan
Dean's Circle- House 12
University of Guam / UOG Station
Mangilao, Guam 96923
Phone: 671-735-2397
Fax: 671-477-3489
Email: sablanva@gmail.com

Heidi San Nicolas, Ph.D.
Director, Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities Education Research and Services
Office of Academic and Student Affairs
University of Guam/UOG Station
Mangilao, Guam 96923
Phone: 671-735-2481/0
Email: heidisan@uog9.uog.edu

Marshall Islands

Jean Johnson
Position: Associate Professor
Center on Disability Studies : College of Education
2560 Campus Road
Honolulu, HI 96822
Phone: 808-956-2653
Fax: 808-956-3162
E-mail: jeanj@hawaii.edu

Helen Jetnil, CNM
Director of MCH/CSHN Program
Ministry of Health Services
Majuro Hospital
P.O. Box 16
Majuro, Marshall Islands 96960
Phone: 9-011-692-625-3355
Fax: 9-011-692-625-3432
Email: davidh@ntamar.net

Northern Mariana Islands

Angie Mister, MA CCC-A
EHDI Program Coordinator
PO Box 5869,
Saipan, MP 9695
Phone: 670-664-373 or 670-237-3029
Fax: 670-664-3699
Email: angie.mister@gmail.com

Margarita Torres Aldan, MPH
Maternal and Child Health Coordinator
Division of Public Health
P.O. Box 500409, CK
Saipan, MP 96950-0409
Phone: 670-236-8714
Fax: 670-236-8700
Email: mtaldan@vzpacifica.net

Palau

Berry Watson
Bureau of Public Health, Family Health Unity
Ministry of Health
P.O. Box 6027
Koror, Republic of Palau 96940
Phone: 680-488-4804
Email: berry@palaunet.com

Puerto Rico

Naydamar Perez de Otero, MD, MPH
Director, Division for Rehabilitative Services
Puerto Rico Dept. of Health
PO Box 70184
San Juan, PR 00936-8184
Phone: 787-274-5660/5659
Fax: 787-274-3301
Email: nperez@salud.gov.pr

U.S. Virgin Islands

C. Patricia Penn, R.N.
CDC EHDI Project Coordinator / Assistant Director
Virgin Islands Department of Health
MCH & CSHCN
#2C Contant AQ Building, 2nd Floor
St. Thomas, VI 00802
Phone: 340-776-3580
Fax: 340-774-8633
Email: patricia.penn@usvi-doh.org

 

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