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J1 Visa Contacts


Jessica Gilley
Alabama Department of Public Health
Office of Primary Care & Rural Health
RSA Tower, Suite 1040
Montgomery, AL 36104
Phone: 334-206-7012
Alabama J1 Website


Katie Reilly
State of Alaska DHSS
Health Planning & Systems Development
3601 C Street, Suite 424
Anchorage, AK 99503
Phone: 907-754-3553
Workforce Information


Yahaira Pauwells
Bureau of Women's and Children's Health, AZ Department of Health Services
150 N. 18th Avenue, Suite 300
Phone: 480-549-5251
HSD | J-1 Visa Waiver Program


Michael Trevino
Arkansas Department of Health
4815 Markham
Slott 22
Little Rock, AR 72205-3867
Phone: 501-280-4563


J-1 Visa Waiver Coordinator
Department of Health Care Access and Information
2020 W El Camino Avenue
Phone: (916) 449-5770
J-1 Visa Waiver Program

Cherokee Nation

Stephanie Wickliffe
Cherokee Nation
PO Box 948


Sara Leahy
Colorado Rural Health Center
3033 S. Parker Rd., Suite 606
Phone: 1-800-851-6782
Fill out this form to learn about primary care J1 opportunities in CO!


Justin Hamrick
Connecticut Department of Public Health
410 Capitol Avenue - MS # 13PHSI
Phone: 860-509-7465


Stephanie Nostrom
Delaware Division of Public Health
Health Systems Management
43 S. DuPont Highway
Dover, DE 19901
Phone: 302-741-8628

Dept of Veterans Affairs

Julieann Torres
Department of Veterans Affairs
Healthcare Recruitment and Retention Office


Florida Department of Health
Florida State Office Primary Care Services
Div. Public Health Statistics & Performance Mgt.
Florida Department of Health, Bin C15
Tallahassee, FL 32399-1735


Beth Walker
Georgia Primary Care Office
State Office of Rural Health
502 South Seventh Street
Cordele, Georgia 31015-1443
Phone: (229) 276-2750


R. Scott Daniels, Ph.D.
Hawai`i Office of Primary Care and Rural Health
PO Box 916
Phone: 808-961-9460


Primary Care Office Manager
Idaho Primary Care Office
450 W. State Street, 4th Floor
PO Box 83720
Boise, ID 83720-0036
Phone: 208-334-0669
Idaho Bureau of Rural Health & Primary Care


Kandice Kent
Illinois Department of Public Health
535 West Jefferson, Ground Floor
Phone: 217-782-1624
State 30 J-1 Visa Waiver Program Application

Indian Health Service

Not Available
Indian Health Service
5600 Fishers Lane
Mail Stop: OHR (11E53A)
Rockville, MD


Natalie Morrison
Indiana Primary Health Care Association
429 N. Pennsylvania St., Suite 333
Phone: 317-630-0845


Kevin Wooddell
Iowa Department of Public Health
Bureau of Policy and Workforce Services
321 E 12th Street
Des Moines, IA 50319-0075
Phone: 515-343-4125
Iowa Department of Public Health


Kansas Department of Health and Environment
Office of Local and Rural Health
1000 S.W. Jackson, Suite 340
Phone: (785) 296-2742


Kasey Padgett
Division of Prevention and Quality Improvement
Department for Public Health
275 East Main Street HS1W-D
Frankfort, KY 40621-0001
Phone: 502-564-6164


Nicole Peace Coarsey
Bureau of Primary Care and Rural Health
628 North 4th St.
PO Box 3118
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Phone: (225) 342-1583


Nicole Breton and Joan Mank
Maine State Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
41 Anthony Avenue
Phone: 207-287-5524
Maine State Office of Rural Health and Primary Care Web Site


Jamie Cardillo
Maryland Department of Health Office of Population Health Improvement
201 W. Preston St.
Phone: 410-767-6123


Nicole Watson
Recruitment and Retention Program Coordinator
Primary Care Office - Division of Primary Care and Health Access - Department of Public Health
250 Washington Street, 5th Floor
Boston, MA 02108
Phone: (617)624-6051


Megan Linton
Michigan Department of Health & Human Services
333 S. Grand Ave.


Zora Radosevich
Office of Rural Health & Primary Care, MN Dept. of Health
PO Box 64882
Phone: 651-201-3859
J-1 Visa Waiver Information for State of Minnesota


Teia McCormick
MS Department of Health/MS Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
PO Box 1700
570 East Woodrow Wilson Blvd.
Jackson, MS 39215
Phone: 601-576-7874


Rural Health and Primary Care
Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services
P.O. Box 570
Phone: 573-751-6441
MO J-1 Visa Program


Annalee Venneri
Family and Community Health Bureau
1400 East Broadway, Room A-116
PO Box 202951
Helena, Montana 59620
For more information on Loan Repayment, click here: Montana Primary Care Office


Heidi Peirce
Office of Rural Health & Primary Care
301 Centennial Mall South
P.O. Box 95026
Lincoln, NE 68509-5026
Phone: 402- 471-0148
Nebraska State 30 Program Information


Tarryn Emmerich-Choi
Nevada Primary Care Office
4126 Technology Way, 2nd Floor
Phone: 775-684-2204

New Hampshire

Jan Wainwright
NH Department of Health and Human Services
Phone: 603-271-2276
New Hampshire J1 Visa Information

New Jersey

Brianna Foulks
New Jersey Department of Health
55 North Willow Street – 5th Floor
P.O. Box 355
Trenton,NJ 08625-0364
Phone: 609-913-5706
New Jersey Workforce Development

New Mexico

Jasmin Hendrickson
New Mexico Department of Health
300 San Mateo NE
Suite 900
Albuquerque, New Mexico 87108
Phone: 505-331-6866
NMDOH J-1 Visa Waiver Application Process

New York

Helen Crane
New York State Department of Health
Tower Bldg Room 1695
Empire State Plaza
Albany NY 12237-0001
Phone: 518-473-4700
New York State Department of Health

North Carolina

Clint Cresawn, Karen Gliarmis and Maya Sanders
North Carolina Office of Rural Health
2009 Mail Service Center
Phone: 919-527-6440
Conrad 30 J-1 Visa Waiver Guidelines

North Dakota

Stacy Kusler
Center for Rural Health
University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences

Northern Mariana Islands

Carlos Santos
Commonwealth Healthcare Corporation
P.O. Box 500409
1 Lower Navy Hill Road
Saipan, MP 96950
Phone: 670-234-8951 ex 3416


J-1 Visa Waiver Program
Ohio Department of Health
Primary Care Office
246 North High St.
Columbus, Ohio 43215
Phone: 614-466-1629
J1 Visa Waiver Program | Eligibility, Application & Resources Webpage


Jana Castleberry, Office of Primary Care & Rural Health Development
Oklahoma State Department of Health
1000 NE 10th Street
Room 915
Oklahoma City, OK 73117
Phone: (405) 271-9444 ext.


Dia Shuhart
Oregon Health Authority/Primary Care Office
1225 Ferry St., SE
First Floor
Salem, OR 97301
Phone: 503-373-0364


Jacqueline Austin
PA Department of Health/Bureau of Health Planning
625 Forster Street
J1 Visa Waiver Program

Rhode Island

Jill D'Errico
Senior Public Health Promotion Specialist
Office of Primary Care and Rural Health
3 Capitol Hill, Room 302
Providence, RI 02908
Rhode Island J1 Visa Waiver Program Information

South Carolina

Mark Jordan
South Carolina Office of Primary Care
Office of Primary Care
1751 Calhoun Street
Columbia, SC
Phone: 803-898-0766

South Dakota

DeAnn Sprenger
SD Office of Rural Health
600 East Capitol Avenue
Phone: 1-800-738-2301
South Dakota Office of Rural Health J1 Site


Ann Cranford
Tennessee State Office of Rural Health
710 James Robertson Pkwy
Andrew Johnson Tower, 2nd Floor
Nashville, Tennessee 37243
Phone: 615.741.2101


Conrad 30 Program Office
Texas Dept of State Health Services
1100 West 49th Street
Mail Code 1898
Austin Texas 78756
Phone: (512) 776-6164
Texas Conrad 30 J-1 Visa Waiver Program


Anna West, MS
Utah Department of Health and Human Services
Office of Primary Care & Rural Health
195 N 1950 W
Salt Lake City, Utah 84116
Phone: 801-231-3044
Utah Home Page


Contact Claire Hodgman for jobs eligible for J1 waivers
Bi-State PCA - NH VT Recruitment Center
525 Clinton Street
Phone: 603-228-2830 Ex. 115


Olivette Burroughs
VDH Office of Health Equity
109 Governor Street
Suite 714 West
Richmond, VA 23219
Phone: (804) 864-7431
J-1 Visa Waiver Program Information


Sarah Gambrill
Office of Community and Rural Health
PO Box 47853
Phone: 360-236-2862
WA State J-1 Program Specifics

West Virginia

Bethlhem Amare, Bureau for Public Health
Office of Community and Rural Health Services
West Virginia State Office of Rural Health
350 Capitol Street, Room 515
Charleston, WV 25301-3716
Phone: 304-558-4382


Laura Ketterhagen
Wisconsin Office of Rural Health
310 North Midvale Blvd.


Keri Wagner
Office of Rural Health
122 West 25th Street
Phone: 307-777-6512