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Alabama

Office of Primary Care & Rural Health
Alabama Department of Health
201 Monroe Street, Suite 1040
Montgomery, AL  36104
Phone:  334-206-5396
Fax:  334-206-5434
PCO Director: Karl Bryant

Alaska

Office of Healthcare Access
State of Alaska
Department of Health and Social Services
Division of Health Care Services
P.O. Box 110601
Juneau, AK 99811-0601
Phone: 907-465-3091
PCO Director, HPSA, and NHSC Contact: Katie Yaniec, 907-334-2423
SLRP Contact: Nathan Block, 907-465-8613
J-1 Visa Contact: Katie Reilly, 907-754-3553

Arizona

Bureau of Health Systems Development
Arizona Department of Health Services
150 N 18th Ave. Suite 300
Phoenix, AZ 85007
Phone: 602-542-1219
Chief, Primary Care Office: Edith Di Santo, 602-542-1066
NHSC and J-1 Visa Contact: Erin Gonsalves, 602-542-1211

Arkansas

Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
Arkansas Department of Health
4815 West Markham Street - Slot 22
Little Rock, AR 72205
Phone: See individual contacts
PCO Staff:  orhpc@arkansas.gov, 501-280-4529 

California

Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development
Healthcare Workforce Development Division
2020 West El Camino Avenue, Suite 12-200
Sacramento, CA 95833
PCO Director: Jalaunda Granville
Primary Care HPSA and NHSC Contact: Steffi Wong, 916-326-3717

Delaware

Division of Public Health
Delaware Department of Health and Social Services
417 Federal Street
Dover, DE 19901
Phone: 302-744-4555
Chief, Office of Healthcare Provider Resources: Nichole Moxley
J-1 Visa Contact: Stephanie Nostrom

Georgia

State Office of Rural Health
Georgia Department of Community Health
502 South 7th Street
Cordele, GA  31015
PCO Director:  Beth Walker

Hawaii

Hawaii State Department of Health
Office of Primary Care and Rural Health
1010 Richards Street, Suite 911
Honolulu, HI  96813
HPSA and NHSC Contact:  Caroline Kunitake

Iowa

Iowa Department of Public Health
Deputy Director's Office
Bureau of Policy and Workforce Services
Lucas State Office Building
321 East 12th Street, 4th Floor
Des Moines, IA 50319-0075
Fax: 515-242-6384
PCO Director, HPSA, and NHSC Contact: Cristie Duric, 515-229-3913

Kansas

Kansas Department of Health and Environment
Bureau of Community Health Systems, Office of Primary Care & Rural Health
1000 Southwest Jackson, Suite 340
Topeka, KS  66612
PCO Director:  Ashley Wallace, 785-296-3135
HPSA and NHSC Contact: Britney Nasseri, 785-296-5751
SLRP and J-1 Visa Contact: Ashley Templin, 785-296-3380
Office Email:  kdhe.primarycare@ks.gov

Kentucky

Department For Public Health
Health Care Access Branch
Division of Prevention and Quality Improvement
275 East Main Street, HS2W-B
Frankfort, KY 40621
Phone: 502-564-8966 (see individual extensions)
Fax: 502-564-0655
PCO Director and NHSC Contact: Beth Shafer
J-1 Visa Contact: Kasey Padgett

Maine

Rural Health & Primary Care Program
Department of Health and Human Services
286 Water Street, 5th Floor
11 State House Station
Augusta, ME 04333
Phone: 207-287-5524
Fax: 207-287-5431
PCO Director:  Nicole Breton

Maryland

State Office of Rural Health
Maryland Department of Health
Office of Population Health Improvement
201 West Preston Street
Baltimore, MD  21201
Phone:  (see individual extensions)
Fax: 410-333-7501
Director Contact:  Sara Seitz, 410-767-4467

Minnesota

Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
Minnesota Department of Health
P.O. Box 64882
St. Paul, MN 55164-0882
Phone: 800-366-5424
Fax: 651-201-3830
PCO Director and NHSC Contact: Brenda Flattum, 651-201-3870
J-1 Visa Contact: Siham Abdellah

Mississippi

Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
Mississippi State Department of Health
P.O. Box 1700
Jackson, MS  39215-1700
Phone: 601-576-7874
Fax: 601-576-7873
PCO Director Contact:  Judy Newton
HPSA, NHSC and PCO Program Coordinator Contact: Kara Aldridge
J-1 Visa Contact: Teia McCormick 

Missouri

Office of Primary Care & Rural Health
Missouri Department of Health & Senior Services
912 Wildwood Drive
P.O. Box 570
Jefferson City, MO 65102-0570
Phone: 1-800-891-7415
Local: 573-751-6441
Fax: 573-522-8146
PCO Manager, Contact:  Aleesha Jones
Workforce Development Manager Contact: Deetrilynn Galbreath
PCO Coordinator Contact: Nathan James

Montana

Montana Primary Care Office
Montana Department of Public Health & Human Sciences
P.O. Box 4210
Helena, MT 59620-4210
Fax: 406-444-2750
Acting PCO Director; HPSA and NHSC Contact: Ann Buss

Nebraska

Department of Health & Human Services
Office of Rural Health & Primary Care
301 Centennial Mall South
Lincoln, NE 68509-5026
Phone: 402-471-0148
Fax: 402-471-0180
PCO Director; HPSA and NHSC Contact: Heidi Peirce

Nevada

Primary Care Office
Nevada Division of Public and Behavioral Health
Department of Health and Human Services
4126 Technology Way
Carson City, NV 89706
Phone: 775-684-4047
Fax: 775-684-5999
PCO Director, Cynthia Meno.  Please contact nvpco@health.nv.gov
HPSA and NHSC Contact: Tarryn Emmerich-Choi, 775-684-4255

Nevada State Office of Rural Health
University of Nevada, Reno
School of Medicine
Griswold Hall
701 Walnut Street
Elko, NV  89801
Phone:  775-738-3828
Director of Rural Programs: Keith Clark

Nevada Primary Care Association
755 N. Roop St., Suite 211
Carson City, NV  89701
775-887-0417
Chief Executive Officer:  Nancy Bowen 

New Hampshire

Bi-State Primary Care Association
525 Clinton Street
Bow, NH  03304
Senior Director, Workforce Development & Recruitment:  Stephanie Pagliuca
Project Coordinator, Workforce Recruitment:  Kevin Criscione

New Hampshire Department of Health & Human Services Rural Health & Primary Care
29 Hazen Drive
Concord, NH  03301
603-271-5934
Primary Care Workforce Program Specialist:  Jan Wainwright

New Mexico

New Mexico Health Resources 
300 San Mateo NE, Suite 905
Albuquerque, NM  87108
505-260-0993
Executive Director:  Jerry N. Harrison, PhD

New York

New York State Department of Health
Tower Building, Room 1695
Empire State Plaza
Albany, NY 12237-0053
Phone: 518-473-7019
Fax: 518-486-7835
PCO Director and NHSC Contact: Jonathan Wettergreen, 518-473-4700

North Carolina

Office Rural Health
North Carolina Department of Health & Human Services
311 Ashe Avenue, Cooke Building
Raleigh, NC 27606
For packages: 2009 Mail Service Center - Raleigh, NC 27699-2009
Phone: See individual contacts
Fax: 919-715-1503
NHSC, J-1 Waiver, and SLRP Contact: Clint Cresawn, 919-527-6496
NHSC, J-1 Waiver, and SLRP Contact: Karen Gliarmis, 919-527-6452
NHSC, J-1 Waiver, and SLRP Contact: Maya Sanders, 919-527-6476

North Carolina Medical Society Foundation
222 N. Person Street
Raleigh, NC  27601
919-833-3836
VP - Rural Health System Innovation:  Franklin Walker

North Dakota

North Dakota Department of Health
600 E. Boulevard Ave.
Bismarck, ND 58505-0200
PCO Director:  Kalee Werner, 701-805-1071
NHSC and J-1 Visa Waiver Contact: Stacy Kusler, 701-777-3300

Ohio

Primary Care Office
Ohio Department of Health
246 North High Street, 7th Floor
Columbus, OH  43215
Phone: 614-644-8508
NHSC, SLRP, and J-1 Visa Contact:  Hend Mostafa
Primary Care:  Megan Webb
Oral Health:  Katrina Tamimi
Behavioral Health:  Nick Tremitiedi

Oregon

Primary Care Office
Oregon Health Authority
Health Policy and Analytics
500 Summer Street, NE E-65
Salem, OR 97301
Phone: 503-373-1791
PCO Director and NHSC Contact: Marc Overbeck, 503-373-1791

Oregon Office of Rural Health
3181 S.W. Sam Jackson Park Road
Portland, OR  97239-3098
Phone:  503-494-8311
Program Manager - Incentive Programs:  Bill Pfunder

Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania Department Of Health
Bureau of Health Planning
Room 1033 Health & Welfare Building
625 Forster Street
Harrisburg, PA 17120-0701
Phone:  717-705-6525
PCO Director: Edward Naugle
NHSC & J-1 Waiver Contact: Jacqueline Austin

Rhode Island

Office of Primary Care & Rural Health
Rhode Island Department of Health
3 Capitol Hill, Room 410
Providence, RI 02908
Program Manager and HPSA Contact:  Manuel Ortiz, 401-222-7631
J-1 Visa Waiver and NHSC Contact: Jill D'Errico, 401-222-1488

South Carolina

Office of Primary Care
South Carolina Department of Health & Environmental Control
2100 Bull Street
Columbia, SC 29201
Phone: 803-898-0766
PCO Director; HPSA and NHSC Contact: Mark Jordan

South Carolina Area Health Education Centers
1 South Park Circle, Ste. 203
Charleston, SC  29407
Phone:  843-792-4431
Director, Recruitment & Retention Programs:  Kristin Cochran

South Carolina Office of Rural Health
107 Saluda Pointe Drive
Lexingrton, SC  29072
Phone:  803-454-3850
Director of Behavioral Health Initiatives & Workforce Development:  Jessica Seel

South Dakota

South Dakota Department of Health / Office of Rural Health
600 E. Capitol Avenue
Pierre, SD  57501
PCO Director:  Emily Paulsen  605-773-2679
Recruitment Program Coordinator:  DeAnn Sprenger 605-773-2706

Utah

Utah Department of Health
Office of Primary Care & Rural Health
195 N 1950 W
Salt Lake City, UT  84116
PCO Director, NHSC and J-1 Visa Contact:  Anna West 801-231-3044

Virginia

Virginia Department of Health
Office of Health Equity
109 Governors Street, 7th Floor East
P.O. Box 2448
Richmond, VA 23219-2448
PCO Director: Heather Anderson, 804-864-7426
NHSC & HPSA Contact: Anna Riggan
J-1 Visa Contact: Olivette Burroughs, 804-864-7431

Washington

Washington State Department of Health
Primary Care Office
PO Box 47853
Olympia WA  98504
PCO Director: Claire Horton
J-1 Visa Contact:  Sarah Gambrill

West Virginia

West Virginia State Office or Rural Health
Department of Health & Human Resources
350 Capitol Street, Room 702
Charleston, WV  25301
Workforce Programs Manager:  Brandon Carman

Wyoming

Office of Rural Health
Public Health Division
Wyoming Department of Health
122 West 25th Street, Suite 102 East
Cheyenne, WY 82002
Phone: 307-777-6512
Fax: 307-777-3623
PCO Director; HSPA and NHSC Contact: Keri Wagner, 307-777-6512