Louisiana 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.


Partnership Activities
Grantee: Louisiana Chronic Disease Prevention and Control Unit
Contact: Mark Anthony Perry, BS, MPA
Asthma Program Manager
Telephone: (225) 342-2673
E-mail: mark.perry@la.gov
Address: Louisiana Chronic Disease Prevention and Control Unit
Tobacco Control Program Health Disparities Monitor
628 N. Fourth Street, Bin 15, 2nd Floor
Baton Rouge, LA 70821-3118
Website: http://www.asthma.dhh.louisiana.govExternal
State Success Stories: Breathing Easier in Louisiana Cdc-pdf[PDF – 361 KB]
Funded Program: Addressing Asthma from a Public Health Perspective
Asthma State Data Profile: PDF – 442 KBCdc-pdf

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