New York

Partnership Activities

Partnership Activities
Grantee: Health Research, Inc./New York State Department of Health
Contact: Lynley Thomson Siag, MPH, MPA, CHES
Asthma Program Manager
Telephone: (518) 486-6065
E-mail: Lynley.Siag@health.ny.gov
Address: Bureau of Community Chronic Disease Control
New York State Department of Health
150 Broadway, Suite 350
Menands, NY 12204
Website: http://www.health.state.ny.us/diseases/asthma/External
State Success Stories: Breathing Easier in New York Cdc-pdf[PDF – 255 KB]
Asthma State Data Profile: PDF – 327 KBCdc-pdf
Funded Program: Comprehensive Asthma Control Through Evidence-Based Strategies and Public Health—Health Care Collaboration
Funded Since: September 2001

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