Participating PRAMS Sites

Forty-six states, the District of Columbia, New York City, Northern Mariana Islands, and Puerto Rico currently participate in PRAMS. The births in the 50 jurisdictions that participate in PRAMS surveillance are 81% of all live births in the United States.

PRAMS Contact List by Site

Antwan Parker, MPH
Alabama Department of Public Health
Family Health Services Maternal and Child Health Division
201 Monroe Street, Suite 1300
Montgomery, AL 36104
Phone #: (334) 206-2988
Alabama PRAMS Website

Kathy Perham-Hester, MS, MPH
Alaska Department of Health, Division of Public Health
Women’s, Children’s, and Family Health
Maternal and Child Health Epidemiology
3601 C Street, Suite 358
Anchorage, AK 99503
Phone #: (907) 269-3447
Alaska PRAMS Website

Lupita Gonzalez
Bureau of Assessment and Evaluation
Arizona Department of Health Services
150 North 18th Avenue, Suite 310
Phoenix, AZ 85007
Phone #: (480) 216-9790
Arizona PRAMS Website

Principal Investigator
Letitia de Graft-Johnson, PhD
Arkansas Department of Health
4815 West Markham Street (Slot 19)
Little Rock, AR 72205
Phone #: (501) 661-2633
Arkansas PRAMS Website

Ashley Juhl, MSPH
Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment
Health Statistics and Evaluation Branch
4300 Cherry Creek Drive, South
Denver, CO 80246
Phone #: (303) 692-2160
Colorado PRAMS Website

Project Director-Coordinator
Jennifer Morin
Connecticut Department of Public Health
Family Health Section
410 Capitol Avenue, MS #11-MAT
PO Box 340308
Hartford, CT 06134-0308
Phone #: (860) 509-7497
Fax #: (860) 509-7720
Connecticut PRAMS Website

George Yocher
Delaware Health and Social Services
Center for Family Health Research and Epidemiology
1351 W North St Suite 103
Dover, DE 19901
Phone #: (302) 608-5745
Fax #: (302) 608-5731
Delaware PRAMS Website

District of Columbia
Pamela Oandasan
District of Columbia Department of Health
Center for Policy Planning, and Evaluation (CPPE)
899 North Capitol Street NE, 6th Floor,
Washington, DC 20002
Phone #: (202) 934-0598
Phone #: (202) 442-9062
District of Columbia PRAMS Website

Data Manager
Shronda Sledge
Division of Community Health Promotion
Florida Department of Health
4052 Bald Cypress Way, Bin A-24
Tallahassee, Florida 32399
Phone #: (850) 901-6662
Florida PRAMS Website

Project Director
Jenna Self, MPH
Maternal and Child Health Epidemiology
Georgia Department of Public Health
200 Piedmont Avenue, SE
West Tower, Suite 1002
Atlanta, GA 30334
Phone #: (470) 715-2069
Georgia PRAMS Website

Jane Awakuni
Family Health Services Division
Hawaii State Department of Health
1010 Richards Street, Room 912
Honolulu, HI 96813
Phone #: (808) 733-4052
Fax #: (808) 733-8369
Hawaii PRAMS Website

Project Director
Jennifer Koechle, MPH
Illinois Department of Public Health
Office of Policy, Planning, and Statistics
Division of Health Data and Policy
525 West Jefferson
Springfield, IL 62761
Phone #: (217) 557-5317
Fax #: (217) 785-4308
Illinois PRAMS Website

Anayah Hollins
Maternal and Child Health Division
Indiana Department of Health
2 North Meridian Street
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Phone #: (317) 234-8149
Indiana PRAMS Website

Project Director
Jennifer Pham
Iowa Department of Health and Human Services
Bureau of Family Health
321 E. 12th Street
Lucas State Office Building
Des Moines, IA 50319-0075
Phone #: (515) 499-4600
Fax #: (515) 725-1760
Iowa PRAMS Website

Deena Carmona
Kansas Department of Health and Environment
1000 SW Jackson St, Suite 130
Topeka, KS 66612
Phone #: (785) 296-8156
Kansas PRAMS Website

Principal Investigator
Tracey D. Jewell, MPH
Division of Maternal and Child Health
Kentucky Department for Public Health
275 East Main St. HS2W-A
Frankfort, KY 40621
Phone #: (502) 564-4830 ext. 4393
Kentucky Division of Maternal and Child Health Website

Principal Investigator
Dionka Pierce, MPH
Bureau of Family Health
Louisiana Office of Public Health
1450 Poydras Suite 2032
New Orleans, LA 70112
Phone #: (504) 568-5629
Louisiana PRAMS Website

Emily Gerety, MSW
Department of Health and Human Services/Maine CDC
220 Capitol Street
11 State House Station
Augusta, ME 04333-0011
Phone #: (207) 287-5469
Maine PRAMS Website

Laurie Kettinger
Maternal and Child Health Bureau
Prevention and Health Promotion Administration
Maryland Department of Health
201 W. Preston Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
Phone #: (410) 767-0803
Fax #: (410) 333-5233
Maryland PRAMS Website

Xiaohui Geng, DrEpi, MSE
Massachusetts Department of Public Health
Bureau of Family Health and Nutrition
250 Washington Street, 5th Floor
Boston, MA 02108-4619
Phone #: (857) 378-0889
Fax #: (617) 624-5631
Massachusetts PRAMS Website

Interim Project Coordinator
Jill Hardy
Maternal and Child Health Epidemiology Section
Michigan Department of Health and Human Services
333 South Grand Ave.
Lansing, MI 48933
Phone #: (517) 280-3575
Michigan PRAMS Website

Megan Lynn Udoeyop, MPH
Maternal and Child Health Section
Child and Family Health Division
Minnesota Department of Health
PO Box 64975
Saint Paul, MN 55164-0882
Phone #: (651) 201-3742
Minnesota PRAMS Website

Brenda Hughes, MPPA
Vital Records and Public Health Statistics
Mississippi State Department of Health
222 Marketridge Drive
Ridgeland, MS 39157
Phone #: (601) 206-8256
Mississippi PRAMS Website

Principal Investigator
Venkata Garikapaty, PhD, MPH
Bureau of Epidemiology and Vital Statistics
Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services
920 Wildwood Drive
Jefferson City, MO 65102-0570
Phone #: (573) 526-0452
Fax #: (573) 526-4102
Missouri PRAMS Website

Kara Hughes
Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services
PO Box 4210
1625 11th Ave
Helena, MT 59620
Phone #: (406) 444-1627
Montana PRAMS Website

Masoomeh Hajizadeh Oghaz, PhD
Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services
301 Centennial Mall South
Lincoln, NE 68509
Phone #: (402) 471-9044
Nebraska PRAMS Website

Acting, Lead Coordinator
Tami Conn
Nevada Department of Health and Human Services
Division of Public and Behavioral Health
Maternal and Child Health Program
4150 Technology Way Suite 200
Carson City, NV 89706
Phone #: (775) 684-4023
Nevada PRAMS Website

New Hampshire
Principal Investigator
Carolyn Nyamasege, MPH
Maternal and Child Health Epidemiologist
University of New Hampshire
Institute for Health Policy and Practice
Maternal and Child Health Section
Division of Public Health Services
New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services
29 Hazen Drive
Concord, NH 03301
Phone #: (603) 271-6679
New Hampshire PRAMS Website

New Jersey
Sharon Smith Cooley
Research Scientist
New Jersey Department of Health
Maternal and Child Health Epidemiology
PO Box 364
Trenton, NJ 08625-0364
Phone #: (609) 633-0647
New Jersey PRAMS Website

New Mexico
Eirian Coronado, MA
New Mexico Department of Health
2040 South Pacheco Street
Santa Fe, NM 87505
Phone #: (505) 901-1152
Fax #: (505) 476-8995
New Mexico PRAMS Website

New York
Stephanie Mack
New York State Department of Health
Public Health Information Group
Corning Tower Building
Empire State Plaza
Albany, NY 12237
Phone #: (518) 474-4654
Fax #: (518) 473-0476
New York PRAMS Website

New York City
Lauren Birnie
New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
Bureau of Maternal, Infant and Reproductive Health
42-09 28th Street, 10th floor
Long Island City, NY 11101
Phone #: (347) 396-4520
Fax #: (347) 396-4565
New York City PRAMS Website

North Dakota
Coordinator/Principal Investigator
Grace Njau
North Dakota Department of Health
600 E Blvd Ave, Dept 301
Bismark, ND 58505-0200
Phone #: (701) 328-3209
Fax #: (701) 328-1412
North Dakota PRAMS Website

Northern Mariana Islands
Principal Investigator
Heather Pangelinan, MS
Population Health Services
Commonwealth Healthcare Corporation
PO Box 500409
Saipan, MP 96950-0409
Phone #: (670) 236-8723

Ayesha Lampkins
Oklahoma State Department of Health
Maternal and Child Health Service
123 Robert S. Kerr Ave., Suite 1702
Oklahoma City, OK 73102-6406
Phone #: (405) 426-8092
Oklahoma PRAMS Website

Caitlyn Howell, MA
Oregon Health Authority
Public Health Division / Maternal and Child Health
800 NE Oregon Street, Suite 825
Portland, OR 97232
Phone #: (971) 401-2560
Oregon PRAMS Website

Sarah Lewis
Pennsylvania Department of Health
Division of Bureau Operations
7th and Forster Streets
H and W Bldg., 7th Floor East
Harrisburg, PA 17120
Phone #: (717) 346-3000
Pennsylvania PRAMS Website

Puerto Rico
Wanda Hernández Virella
Maternal, Child and Adolescent Health Division
Puerto Rico Department of Health
PO Box 70184
San Juan, PR 00936
Phone #: (787) 765-2929, ext. 4671
Puerto Rico PRAMS Website

Rhode Island
Cheyenne Seymour, MPH
Rhode Island Department of Health
3 Capitol Hill, Room 407
Providence, RI 02908
Phone #: (401) 222-5120
Rhode Island PRAMS Website

South Carolina
PRAMS Coordinator
Andrew Broadway, MSPH
South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control
2600 Bull Street
Columbia, SC 29201
Phone #: (803) 898-4111
South Carolina PRAMS Website

South Dakota
Project Director
Katelyn Strasser
South Dakota State Department of Health
4101 W. 38th St. Suite 102
Sioux Falls, SD 57106
Phone #: (605) 367-8310
South Dakota PRAMS Website

Uvonne Leverett
Office of Population Health Surveillance
Tennessee Department of Health
710 James Robertson Pkwy
2nd Fl. Andrew Johnson Tower
Nashville, TN 37243
Phone #: (615) 253-8621
Tennessee PRAMS Website

Natasha Jahani, MPH
Department of State Health Services
Maternal and Child Health Epidemiology Unit
1100 West 49th Street
Austin, TX 78756
Phone #: (512) 776-2935
Texas PRAMS Website

Project Director
Nickee Andjelic, MPH, CHES
Utah Department of Health and Human Services
PO Box 142002
Salt Lake City, UT 84114-2002
Phone #: (801) 273-2869
Utah PRAMS Website

Lucia Orantes
Vermont Department of Health
Division of Health Statistics and Informatics
108 Cherry St., PO Box 70
Burlington, VT 05402
Phone #: (802) 391-4865
Vermont PRAMS Website

Charli Williams, MPH
Division of Population Health Data
Virginia Department of Health
109 Governor Street
Richmond, VA 23219
Phone #: (804) 314-2777
Virginia PRAMS Website

Linda Lohdefinck
Washington Department of Health
Data Collection and Reporting Section
Office of Family and Community Health Improvements
111 Israel Road SE
Tumwater, WA 98504
PO Box 47835
Olympia, WA 98504-7835
Phone #: (360) 236-3497
Washington PRAMS Website

West Virginia
Principal Investigator
Monica Stover, MA
Office of Maternal, Child and Family Health
West Virginia Office of Health and Human Resources
350 Capitol Street
Charleston, WV 25301
Phone #: (304) 356-4360
West Virginia PRAMS Website

Project Director
Mireille Perzan, MPH
Wisconsin Department of Health Services
1 W. Wilson Street, Room 233
Madison, WI 53703
Phone #: (608) 867-4478
Wisconsin PRAMS Website

Neva Ruso, MPH
Wyoming Department of Health | Public Health Division
122 West 25th Street, 3rd Floor West
Cheyenne, WY 82002
Phone #: (307) 777-6304
Wyoming PRAMS Website

Previously Participating Sites

Research Scientist III
Jaynia Anderson, MPH
Maternal and Infant Health Assessment (MIHA)
Epidemiology, Surveillance and Federal Reporting
Maternal, Child and Adolescent Health
California Department of Public Health
California Maternal and Infant Health Assessment (MIHA) Website

North Carolina
Branch Manager, Statistical Services
Robert C. Lee, MA, MS
State Center for Health Statistics
Division of Public Health
North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services
222 N. Dawson Street
Raleigh, NC 27699-1900
1908 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-1900
Phone #: (984) 236-7416
North Carolina PRAMS Website

Epidemiology Investigator Supervisor
Andrea Arendt, RN, MPH
Ohio Department of Children and Youth
246 North High Street
Columbus, OH 43215
Phone #: (614) 644-0190
Ohio Pregnancy Assessment Survey (OPAS) Website

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