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Brenda Vaughn
Immunization Division
RSA Tower
201 Monroe Street
Attn: Immunization Division
Montgomery, AL 36104

Phone: 334-206-9451
Fax: 334-206-2204


Gerri Yett, RN, MSN, CHES (interim)
State of Alaska
Dept of Health & Social Services
Division of Public Health
Section of Epidemiology
3601 C Street, Suite 540
Anchorage, Alaska 99503-5932

Phone: 907-269-8000
Fax: 907-562-7802

American Samoa

Yolanda Masunu-Faleafaga
American Samoa Govt.
Dept. of Health
Immunization Program
Pago Pago, AS 96799

Phone: 684-699-8464 /8465
Fax: 684-699-8467


Geneva Alvarado
Arizona Immunization Program Office
Arizona Department of Health Services
150 North 18th Avenue Suite 120
Phoenix, Arizona 85007

Phone: 602-364-3627
Fax: 602-364-3285

Arizona, Maricopa County

Amy Murphy
Perinatal Hepatitis B Coordinator-Maricopa County

Phone: 602-506-6630


Neldia Dycus R.N.
Arkansas Department of Health
4815 West Markham St.
Little Rock, AR 72205

Phone: 501-661-2053
Fax: 501-661-2300

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Rosie Glenn-Finer
Immunization Branch
California Department of Public Health
850 Marina Bay Pkwy
Building P, 2nd Floor
Richmond, CA, 94804-6403

Phone: 510-620-3741
Fax: 510-620-3949

Jennifer Zipprich
VPD Epidemiologist

Phone: (510) 620-3848

California, Los Angeles

Kim Moore, RN, MSN, FNP
Project Manager, Perinatal Hepatitis B Prevention Program
Los Angeles County Immunization Program
3530 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 700
Los Angeles, CA 90010

Phone: 213-351-7400
Fax: 213-351-2781


Amy Warner
Hepatitis Manager
Colorado Dept. of Public Health & Environ.
Immunization Program
4300 Cherry Creek Drive South
Denver, CO 80246-1530

Phone: 303-692-2673
Fax: 303-759-5257


Kristin Gerard, MPH
Connecticut Department of Public Health
Immunization Program
410 Capitol Avenue, MS #11 MUN
Hartford, CT 06134-0308

Direct Phone: 860-509-8187
Program Phone: 860-509-7929
Fax: 860-509-7945

Nicholanna Prince
(secondary contact)

Direct Phone: 860-509-7494
Program Phone: 860-509-7929

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Laura Gannon
Delaware Division of Public Health
Thomas Collins Building, Suite 314
Dover, DE 19901

Phone: 302-744-1159
Fax: 302-739-2555

District of Columbia

Donna T. Sheler, RN, BSN, MBA
Childhood Immunization Coordinator
Perinatal Hepatitis B Nurse Consultant
DC Department of Health Immunization Program
77 P Street, NE Suite 106
Washington, DC 20002

Note: Please use this e-mail address for Perinatal Hepatitis B case communication:

Phone: 202-576-9325
Fax: 202-576-6418

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Federated States of Micronesia (FSM)

Louisa Helgenberger
Department of Health and Social Affairs
FSM National Government
P.O. Box PS-70
Palikir, Pohnpei FM 96941

Phone: 691-320-2619 /2643 /2872
Fax: 691-320-5263


Deborah Kahn, BSN, RN (acting)
PHBPP Community Health Nursing Consultant/Coordinator
Immunization Section/Bureau of Epidemiology
Florida Department of Health

Phone: 561-496-4360
Fax: 850-412-5810

Please address any physical mail to:
Dearline Thomas-Brown, MPH, BSN, RN
Executive Community Health Nursing Director
QI/Clinical Team Manager/Supervisor
Immunization Section/Bureau of Epidemiology
Florida Department of Health
4052 Bald Cypress Way Bin A-11
Tallahassee, FL 32399-1721

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Tracy Kavanaugh, MS, MCHES
Perinatal Hepatitis B Coordinator
Epidemiology Section
Georgia Department of Public Health
2 Peachtree Street, NW 14-263.
Atlanta, GA 30303

Phone: 404-651-5196
Fax: 404-657-6871


Allan Angcao
Department of Public Health and
Social Services
Immunization Program
123 Chalan Kareta
Mangilao, Guam 96913

Phone: 671-735-7143 /7148 /7160
Fax: 671-734-1475

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Cathy Wu
Hawaii Immunization Branch
Department of Health
1250 Punchbowl Street, 4th Floor
Honolulu, HI 96813

Phone: 808-586-8359
Fax: 808-586-7511



Jeff Kingsbury
Idaho Dept of Health and Welfare
Immunization Program
PO Box 83720
Boise, ID 83720-0036

Phone: 208-334-5967
Fax: 208-334-4914


Fredrick L. Echols, MD
Chief, Communicable Diseases
Illinois Department of Public Health
Office of Health Protection
525 W. Jefferson 1st floor
Springfield, IL 62761

Phone: 217-782-2016
Fax: 217-524-0962

Illinois, Chicago

Lorraine Schoenstadt, MS, RN, BC
Perinatal Hepatitis B Coordinator
Chicago Department of Public Health
Immunization Program
2160 West Ogden Avenue
Chicago, IL 60612

Phone: 312-746-6226
Fax: 312-746-6388 C

Maribel Chavez-Torres, MPH
Immunization Program Director

Phone: 312-746-6120
Fax: 312-746-6388


Brenda Mason
Indiana State Department of Health
2 North Meridian, 6th floor
Indianapolis, IN 46204

Phone: 317-416-0267
Fax: 317-972-0142


Kelli Smith, RN, BSN
Nurse Clinician/Perinatal Hep B Coordinator
Iowa Department of Public Health
321 E. 12th Street
Des Moines, IA 50319-0075

Phone: 1-800-831-6293 ext. 2
Phone: 515-281-4938
Fax: 800-831-6292

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Kelly Gillespie, MPH
Perinatal Hepatitis B Prevention Program Coordinator
Bureau of Epidemiology and Public Health Informatics
Kansas Department of Health and Environment
1000 SW Jackson St, Suite 075
Topeka, KS 66612

Phone: 785-296-5588
Fax: 785-291-3775
Epidemiology Hotline:  877-427-7317


Julie A Miracle, RN, BSN, CPAN
Influenza Surveillance Coordinator
Perinatal Hepatitis B Coordinator
Kentucky Cabinet of Health and Family Services
Department for Public Health
Division of Epidemiology and Health Planning
Immunization Program
275 East Main Street,HS2B
Frankfort, KY 40621

Phone: 502-564-4478 ext. 4260
Fax: 502-564-4760

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Susan A. Hom, RN
Hepatitis Program Manager
Louisiana Office of Public Health
Immunization Program
1450 L&A Rd.
Metairie, LA  70001

Phone: 504-838-5300
Fax: 504-838-5206

Lyndsey Kirchner, MPH (secondary contact)
Hepatitis Program Consultant

Phone: 504-838-5300
Fax: 504-838-5206

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Jessica Demers, Provider Relations Specialist
Perinatal Hepatitis B Coordinator
Division of Infectious Disease
Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention
286 Water Street, 9th Floor Key Plaza
Augusta, ME 04330

Phone: 207-287-3862
Fax: 207-287-8127

Marshall Islands

Daisy Pedro
Program Manager
National Immunization Program
Ministry of Health
P.O. Box 16
Majuro, Republic of the Marshall Islands 96960

Phone: 692-456-6345
Fax: 692-625-3432


Kurt F. Seetoo, MPH
Immunization Epidemiologist
Center for Immunization
Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
201 W. Preston Street, 3rd Floor
Baltimore, MD   21201

Fax: 410-333-5893

Greg Reed, MPA
Program Manager
Senior Public Health Advisor

Phone: 410-767-6679
Fax: 410-333-5893


Susan Lett, MD, MPH
Massachusetts Department of Health
Immunization Program
305 South Street
Boston, MA 02130

Phone: 617-983-6863
Fax: 617-983-4380 C


Pat Fineis
Immunization Division
Michigan Department of Comm. Health
201 Townsend St
Lansing MI  48913

Phone: 517-335-9443
or 800-964-4487
Fax: 517-335-9855 C

Marcy Smith
Case Management

Phone: 517-335-8122
Fax: 517-335-9855 C

Michigan, Detroit

Kari Tapley
Michigan Department of Comm.
Health Detroit Regional Office
3056 West Grand Blvd, Suite 3-150
Detroit, MI 48202

Phone: 313-456-4431
Fax: 313-456-0639 C

Aleigha Phillips
Case Management

Phone: 313-456-4432
Fax: 313-456-0639 C


Genny Grilli, MPH
Perinatal Hepatitis B Program Coordinator
Minnesota Department of Health
625 Robert St. N.
St. Paul, MN 55164-0975

Phone: 651-201-5557
Fax: 651-201-5502

Sue Crowley (secondary contact)

Phone: 651-201-5511
Fax: 651-201-5502


Becky Shipp, RN
Immunization Nurse
Mississippi State Dept. of Health
Immunization Program,
570 East Woodrow Wilson, Suite O-350
Post Office Box 1700
Jackson, MS 39215-1700

Phone: 601-576-7751
Fax: 601-576-7663


Linda Ball, RN
Viral Hepatitis Prevention Manager
Missouri Dept. of Health and Senior Services
Bureau of HIV,STD and Hepatitis
P.O. Box 570
Jefferson City, MO 65102

Phone: 573-751-6360
Fax: 573-751-6447

Tricia Sneller (secondary contact)
Health Program Representative III
Perinatal Case Management Coordinator

Phone: 573-751-6439


Susan Reeser, RN
Perinatal Hepatitis B Coordinator
MT DPHHS Immunization Program
1400 Broadway, RM C211
Helena, MT 59620

Phone: 406-444-1805
Fax: 406-444-2920

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Commonwealth of the Northern Marianas Islands (CNMI)

Jeremy Sasamoto
Division of Public Health
Immunization Program
CHC Building
Saipan, MP 96950

Phone: 670-236-8733
Fax: 670-236-8700


Karen Rutherford, RN
Nebraska Department of Health
Immunization Program
301 Centennial Mall South
Lincoln, NE 68509

Phone: 402-471-6423
Fax: 402-471-6426 C


Douglas Banghart, RN, MSPH
Perinatal Hepatitis B Coordinator
Nevada State Health Division
4150 Technology Way, Suite 210
Carson City, NV 89706

Phone: 775-684-4139
Fax: 775-687-7596

Rick Sowadsky

Phone: 775-684-5941
Fax: 775-684-5999 C

Nevada, Clark County

Sarah Lugo, MSN, RN
Community Health Nurse II
Perinatal Hepatitis B Coordinator
Southern Nevada Health District
625 Shadow Lane
P.O. Box 3902
Las Vegas, NV 89127

Phone: 702-759-0582
Fax: 702-759-1430
Cell: 702-201-0443

Nevada, Washoe County

Melissa Peek, BS
1001 E. 9th Street, Building B
P.O. Box 11130
Reno, NV 89520-0027

Phone: 775-328-2447
Fax: 775-328-3764 C

New Hampshire

Cynthia Watts, RN
Public Health Nurse Coordinator
NH Immunization Program
Bureau of Infectious Disease Control,
New Hampshire Division of  Public Health Services, Department of Health and Human Services
29 Hazen Drive
Concord, NH 03301-6504

Phone: 603-271-2130
Fax: 603-271-3850

New Jersey

Jill Dinitz-Sklar, MPH
Perinatal Hepatitis B Coordinator
New Jersey Department of Health
135 East State Street
Trenton, NJ 08625-0396

Phone: 609-826-4861
Fax: 609-826-4866

New Mexico

Mitchell Lawrence, BS
NM Perinatal Hepatitis B Coordinator
New Mexico Department of Health
1190 St. Francis Drive
Santa Fe, NM 87502

Phone: 505-827-1781
Fax: 505-827-1741

New York

Carolyn Perry
New York State Department of Health
Bureau of Immunization
ESP, Corning Tower #649
Albany, NY 12235

Phone: 518-473-4437
Fax: 518-474-1495

New York City

Julie Lazaroff, MPH
Perinatal Hepatitis B Coordinator
Perinatal Hepatitis B Prevention Unit
Bureau of Immunization
New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
Gotham Center
42-09 28th Street
Queens, New York 11101-4132

Direct Phone: 347-396-2476
Program Phone: 347-396-2403
Fax: 347-396-2558 or 347-396-2559

North Carolina

Mary J. Stanley, RN
Perinatal Hepatitis B Coordinator
North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services
1917 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-1917

Phone: 919-707-5573
Fax: 919-676-6147

Jenny Myers, MPH
Immunization Branch

Phone: 919-707-5558
Fax: 919-676-6147

North Dakota

Amy Schwartz, MPH
Immunization Surveillance Coordinator
Division of Disease Control
North Dakota Department of Health
Immunization Program
2635 East Main Ave.
PO Box 5520
Bismarck, ND 58506-5520

Phone: 701-328-2335
Fax: 701-328-2499

Sarah Weninger, Hepatitis Coordinator

Phone: 701-328-2366

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Alise Brown RN, BA
Perinatal Hepatitis B Coordinator
Public Health Informatics and VPD Epidemiology
Bureau of Infectious Diseases
Ohio Department of Health
35 E. Chestnut Street, 7th Floor
Columbus, OH 43215

Phone: 614-644-0230
Fax: 614-728-4279


Jennifer Bumgarner RN, BSN
Perinatal Hepatitis B Prevention Coordinator
HIV/STD Services
Oklahoma State Department of Health
1000 NE 10th Street
Oklahoma City, OK 73117-1299

Phone: 405-271-4636
Fax: 405-271-5149


Lee Rose Schrauben, MPH
Surveillance Epidemiologist
Oregon Immunization Program
800 NE Oregon St., Suite 370
Portland, OR 97232-2162

Phone: 971-673-0310
Fax: 971-673-0278

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Marilyn Black, RN
Division of Immunizations
Health & Welfare Building, Room 1026
625 Forster Street
Harrisburg, PA 17120

Phone: 717-787-5681
Fax: 717-214-7223

Pennsylvania, Philadelphia

Bruce Barlow, BSN
Philadelphia Departmant of Public Health Division of Disease Control
500 S. Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19146

Phone: 215-685-6853
Fax: 215-685-6806 C

Puerto Rico

Miriam Gonzalez, MPH
Commonwealth of Puerto Rico
Dept. of Health, Immunization Section
Building A, 2nd. Floor
Pavilion #1, Medical Center
Rio Piedras
San Juan, PR 00936-1423

Phone: 787-765-2929 ext. 3336
Fax: 787-274-5619 C


Pearl Maumoto
Palau Immunization Program
Belau National Hosp. Pharmacy Department
P.O. Box 6027
Koror, Palau, PW 96940

Phone: 680-488-2552 ext. 185
Fax: 680-488-1211

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Rhode Island

Hsiu-Chin Shen, MS, RN
Rhode Island Department of Health
Division of Family Health
Immunization Program
3 Capital Hill, Room 302
Providence, RI 02908

Phone: 401-222-1254
Fax: 401-222-1088


South Carolina

Elona Rhame
Perinatal Hepatitis B Coordinator
Immunization Division
SC Department of Health and Environmental Control
2100 Bull Street
Columbia, SC 29201

Phone: 803-898-0712
Fax: 803-898-0326

South Dakota

Tim Heath (Acting PHBPP Coordinator)
South Dakota Department of Health/Office of Disease Prevention
615 East 4th. Street
Pierre, SD 57501-1700

Phone: 605-773-5323
Fax: 605-773-5509 C

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Janice Johnson, RN
Program Coordinator
Immunizations Perinatal Hepatitis B Program
TN Department of Health
Andrew Johnson Tower, 3rd Floor
710 James Robertson Parkway
Nashville, TN 37243

Phone: 615-253-1359
Fax: 615-532-8526 or 615-253-3279


Ruthie Benson
Perinatal Hepatitis B Coordinator
Infectious Disease Control Unit
Texas Department of State Health Services
1100 West 49th. Street
Austin, TX 78756-3199

Phone: 512-776-6634
Fax: 512-776-7544

Texas, Houston

Essi Havor RN,BSN
Chief Nurse
Immunization Program Services
Houston Department of Health & Human Services
8000 N. Stadium Drive, 5th. Floor
Houston, TX 77054

Phone: 832-393-4640
Fax: 832-393-5242
Cell: 832-236-9786

Texas, San Antonio

Tom Gonzalez
San Antonio Metro. Health District
Perinatal Hepatitis B Prevention
Immunization Program
332 W. Commerce Street, Suite 108
San Antonio, TX 78205-2489

Phone: 210-207-2088
Fax: 210-207-2007 C

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Carlie Shurtliff, MA
Adult Immunization Coordinator
Utah Immunization Program
288 N 1460 W (use street address for shipping FedEx, UPS only)
PO Box 142012
Salt Lake City, Utah 84114-2012

Phone: 801-538-9450
Fax: 801-538-9440



Vicki Swenor, RN BSN
Perinatal Hepatitis B Coordinator
Immunization Program
300 Asa Bloomer State Office Bldg
Rutland, VT 05701

Phone: 802-786-5114 (message)
Phone (Alternate): 802-863-7638

Virgin Islands

St. Thomas/St. John Contacts (District II):
Beranice Wade, RN
Department of Health, Immunization Program
48 Sugar Estate
Roy Lester Snyder Hospital
St. Thomas, VI 00802

Phone: 340-774-7477 ext. 2152
Fax: 340-777-6762

Eunice Callowood, RN - Back-up
Head Nurse-District II

Phone: 340-776-8311 ext. 2151
Fax: 340-777-8762

St. Croix Contacts (District I):
Shama Williams, RN

Phone: 340-773-1311 ext. 3265

Marylee Audain, RN - Back-up
Head Nurse-District I

Phone: 340-718-7660
or 340-773-1311 ext. 3256


Marie Krauss
Division of Immunization
Virginia State Department of Health
109 Governor Street, Room 314 West
PO Box 2448
Richmond, VA 23218

Phone: 804-864-8071
Fax: 804-864-8089

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Shana Johnny, RN, MN
Washington State Department of Health
Office of Immunization Program CHILD Profile
310 Israel Rd SE
Olympia, WA 98504-47843

Phone: 360-236-3698
Fax: 360-236-3590

West Virginia

Deborah Snaman, RN, BSN
Assistant Director Immunization Services/Quality Assurance Manager
Office of Epidemiology & Prevention Services
Division of Immunization Services
350 Capital Street, Room 125
Charleston WV 25301

Phone: 304-558-2188
or 1-800-642-3634 (in WV)
Fax: 304-558-6335

Ashley Simmons, MS
Hepatitis B Epidemiologist

Phone: 304-356-4086


Stephanie Borchardt, PhD, MPH
WI Immunization Program
1 W Wilson Street, PO Box 2659
Madison, WI 53701-2659

Phone: 608-266-9923
Fax: 608-267-9493

Sarah Born
Secondary contact



Valerie Knepp, RN
Clinical & AFIX Specialist
Immunization Program
Wyoming Department of Health
6101 Yellowstone Avenue, Suite 420
Cheyenne, WY 82009

Phone: 307-777-8981


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