Partnership Activities

Partnership Activities
Grantee: Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services
Contact: Peggy Gaddy, RRT, MBA,
Missouri Asthma Program Coordinator
Telephone: (573) 522-2876
Fax: (573) 522-2898
E-mail: Peggy.Gaddy@dhss.mo.gov
Address: Missouri Asthma Prevention and Control Program
920 Wildwood (PO Box 570)
Jefferson City, Missouri 65102
Website: http://www.dhss.mo.gov/asthma/
State Success Stories: Breathing Easier in Missouri Cdc-pdf[PDF – 227 KB]
Funded Since: September 2001
Funded Program: Comprehensive Asthma Control Through Evidence-Based Strategies and Public Health—Health Care Collaboration
Asthma State Data Profile: PDF – 512 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