Arkansas

Arkansas 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 Information
Contact: Rosalind Abernathy, MD
Telephone: (501) 661-2719
E-mail: rosalind.abernathy@arkansas.gov
Address: Arkansas Department of Health
4815 W. Markham St., Slot 45
Little Rock, AR 72205
Website: http://www.healthyarkansas.com/External

Program Description:
CDC is funding the health departments in California, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Illinois, Indiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, New Hampshire, New Mexico, New York, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, 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.

Page last reviewed: December 4, 2009