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Viral Hepatitis Prevention Point of Contact List

In support of CDC Cooperative Agreement CDC-RFA-PS17-1702: Improving Hepatitis B and C Care Cascades; Focus on Increased Testing and Diagnosis

Viral Hepatitis Prevention Point of Contact List
State/City Program Manager /
E-mail Phone Website
Alabama Ronada Anderson 334-206-7974 Website
Alaska Rebekah Clark 907-269-8008 Website
Arizona Elizabeth Kim 602-542-4077 Website
Arkansas Selestria Guy 501-671-1626 Website
California Rachel McLean 510-620-3403 Website
Chicago Kathleen Ritger (Interim Contact) 312-746-5992 Website
Colorado Christopher Grano 303-692-2729 Website
Connecticut Andrea Lombard 860-509-7768 Website
District of
Gerald Thompson 202-671-5093 Website
Delaware Alethea A. Miller 302-744-1052 Website
Florida Thomas Bendle 850-245-4426 Website
Prevention plan
Georgia Ami Gandhi 404-463-6254 Website
Hawaii Thaddeus K. Pham 808-733-9298 Website
Prevention plan
Houston* Jon-Michael Gillispie 832-393-4720 Website
Idaho Kimberly Matulonis-Edgar 208-334-5518 Website
Illinois* Lesli J. Choat
Judy Kauerauf  (Section Chief)
Prevention plan
Indiana Sherika Sides 317-234-9708 Website
Iowa Nicole Kolm-Valdivia 515-281-6974 Website
Prevention plan
Kansas* Dominique Saunders 785-296-0752 Website
Kentucky Kathy J. Sanders 502-564-3261 x4236 Website
Los Angeles* Tonia Smith 213-250-8602 Website
Louisiana Emilia Myers 504-568-7474 Website
Maine Jeff Caulfield 207-287-3817 Website
Maryland Kirstie Neal 410-767-4661 Website
Massachusetts Sophie Lewis 617-624-5366 Website
Michigan Teresa Wong 517-284-4932 Website
Minnesota Alyssa Temte 651-201-4878 Website
Mississippi Belinda Havard 601-432-4860 Website
Missouri Linda Ball 573-751-6439 Website
Montana Dana Fejes 406-444-2457 Website
Nebraska Heidi Gubanyi 402-471-8252 Website
Nevada Elizabeth Kessler 775-684-5997 Website
New Hampshire Janice Houston 603-271-4481 Website
New Jersey Laura Taylor 609-826-5964 Website
New Mexico Joshua Swatek 505-827-2106 Website
New York City Nirah Johnson 347-396-2416 Website
New York State* Colleen Flanigan 518-486-6806 Website
Prevention plan
North Carolina Dianne D. Brewer

Christie Caputo (Program Manager)



North Dakota Sarah Weninger 701-328-2366 Website
Ohio Thelma Asare

Laurie Rickert (Program Supervisor)



Oklahoma Sally Bouse 405-271-4636 Website
Oregon Judith Leahy 971-673-1130 Website
Pennsylvania Kirsten Waller 717-787-3350 Website
Philadelphia Jack Hildick-Smith 215-685-6462 Website
Rhode Island Thomas E. Bertrand 401-222-4655 Website
South Carolina Tony Price 803-898-0338 Website
Tennessee Cathy Goff 865-549-5384 Website
Texas Sainabou Katende 512-533-3098 Website
Prevention plan
Utah Heather E. Bush 801-538-6194 Website
Vermont Song Nguyen 802-951-4065 Website
Virginia Rachel Stallings 804-864-7992 Website
Washington Jonathan Stockton 360-236-3421 Website
West Virginia Sandy Graham 304-356-4050 Website
Wisconsin Sheila M. Guilfoyle 608-266-5819 Website
Wyoming Courtney Smith 307-777-2434 Website

* Not funded under CDC PS17-1702 Cooperative Agreement, but still included here as a point of contact in state/city for viral hepatitis.