Disaster Preparedness - State public health veterinarians of the United States

Alabama

Dee W. Jones, DVM
State Public Health Veterinarian
Alabama Department of Public Health
E pidemiology
201 Monroe St.
RSA Tower, Suite 1480
Montgomery, AL 36104
Phone: 334-206-5969
Fax: 334-206-3842

Alaska

Louis J. Castrodale, DVM, MPH, DACVPM
Veterinary Edpidemiologist
Alaska Division of Public Health, Section of Epidemiology
3061 C Street, Suite 540
Anchorage, AK 99503
Phone: 907-269-8002
Fax: 907-562-7802

Arizona

No Designated State Public Health Veterinarian 

Arkansas 

Susan Weinstein, DVM
State Public Health Veterinarian
Arkansas State Department of Health
Zoonotic Disease Section
4815 W. Markham St., Slot 42
Little Rock, AR 72205
Phone: 501-280-4136
Fax: 501-280-4431

California

Curtis Fritz, DVM, MPVM, PhD
State Public Health Veterinarian
California Department of Health
Division of Communicable Disease Control
1616 Capital Ave., MS 7301
PO Box 997377
Sacramento, CA 95899
Phone: 916-552-9740
Fax: 916-552-9725
E-mail: cfritz@cdph.ca.gov  

Colorado

Elisabeth W. Lawaczeck, DVM
State Public Health Veterinarian
Colorado Dept. of Public Health & Environment
Communicable Disease Epidemiology Program
4300 Cherry Creek Drive South
Denver, CO 80246-1530
Phone: 303-692-2700
Fax: 303-782-0338

Connecticut

Randall S. Nelson, DVM, MPH
Epidemiologist-Infectious Diseases
State Public Health Veterinarian
Connecticut Department of Public Health, Epidemiology and Emerging Infections Program
410 Capitol Ave., MS #11 EPI
Hartford, CT 06134-0308
Phone: 860-509-7994
Fax: 860-509-7910

Delaware

No Designated State Public Health Veterinarian 

District of Columbia

No Designated Public Health Veterinarian 

Florida

Carina Blackmore, DVM, PhD, DACVPM
State Public Health Veterinarian, State Environmental Epidemiologist
Florida Department of Health
4052 Bald Cypress Way, Bin A08
Tallahassee, FL 32399
Phone: 850-245-4732
Fax: 850-922-8473

Georgia

Julie Gabel, DVM, MPH
State Public Health Veterinarian
Georgia Division of Public Health
2 Peachtree St. NW, Suite 14-234
Atlanta, GA 30303-3142
Phone: 404-657-2629

Hawaii

No Designated State Public Health Veterinarian  

Idaho

Leslie Tengelsen, PhD, DVM
Deputy State Epidemiologist
Idaho Department of Health and Welfare
Office of Epidemiology, Food Protection, and Immunization
450 W. State St., 4th Floor
PO Box 83720
Boise, ID 83720
Phone: 208-334-5939
Fax: 208-332-7307

Illinois

Connie C. Austin, DVM, MPH, PhD
State Public Health Veterinarian
Illinois Department of Public Health
Division of Infectious Disease
525 W. Jefferson St
Springfield, IL 62761
Phone: 217-785-7165
Fax: 217-557-4049

Indiana

Jennifer House, DVM, MPH, DACVPM
Veterinary Epidemiologist
Indiana State Department of Health
Epidemiology Resource Center
2 N. Meridian St.
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Phone: 317-233-7272
Fax: 317-234-2812
E-mail: jhouse@isdh.in.gov  

Iowa

Ann M. Garvey, DVM, MPH, MA
State Public Health Veterinarian
Iowa Department of Public Health
Lucas State Office Building
321 E. 12th St.
Des Moines, IA 50319
Phone: 515-281-4933

Kansas

Ingrid C. Garrison, DVM, MPH, DACVPM
Environmental Health Officer and State Public Health Veterinarian
Kansas Department of Health and Environment
1000 SW Jackson, Suite 210
Topeka, KS 66612
Phone: 785-296-2501
Fax: 785-925-1123

Kentucky

John W. Poe, DVM, MPH
State Public Health Veterinarian
Kentucky Department for Public Health
Division of Epidemiology and Health Planning, Cabinet for Health and Family Services
275 E. Main St., HS2GWC
Frankfort, KY 40621
Phone: 502-564-3418, ext. 3569
Fax: 502-564-9626
E-mail: john.poe@ky.gov 

Louisiana

Gary A Balsamo, DVM, MPH, TM
State Public Health Veterinarian
Louisiana Office of Public Health
Infectious Disease Epidemiology Section
2323 Saint Charles Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70130
Phone: 504-219-4593
Fax: 504-219-4522

Maine

Donald E. Hoenig, VMD
State Veterinarian & State Public Health Veterinarian
Maine Department of Agriculture
Division of Animal Health and Industry
28 State House Station
Augusta, MA 04333
Phone: 207-287-7615
Fax: 207-624-5044

Maryland

Katherine A. Feldman, DVM, MPH, DACVPM
State Public Health Veterinarian
MD Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
Center for Zoonotic and Vector-Borne Diseases
201 W. Preston St., Room 317
Baltimore, MD 21201
Phone: 410-767-6703
Fax: 410-383-2420

Massachusetts

Catherine M. Brown, DVM, MSc, MPH
State Public Health Veterinarian
Massachusetts Department of Public Health
Hinton State Laboratory Institute
305 South St., 5th Floor
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
Phone: 617-983-6800
Fax: 617-983-6840

Michigan

Mary Grace Stobierski, DVM, MPH, DACVPM
State Public Health Veterinarian & Manager, Zoonoses and Special Projects
Michigan Department of Community Health
Communicable Disease Division, Bureau of Epidemiology
Capitol View Building
201 Townsend St., 5th Floor
Lansing, MI 48913
Phone: 517-335-8165
Fax: 517-335-8263

Minnesota

Joni Scheftel, DVM, MPH, DACVPM
State Public Health Veterinarian
Minnesota Department of Health, Acute Disease Investigation and Control Section
625 Robert St. North
St. Paul, MN 55155-2538
Phone: 651-201-5107
Fax: 651-201-5082

Mississippi

Brigid Elchos, RN, DVM, DACVPM
State Public Health Veterinarian
Mississippi Board of Animal Health
Mississippi State Department of Health
45 Sunny Meadows Dr.
Hattiesburg, MS 39402
Phone: 601-953-3800
Fax: 601-359-1177

Missouri

Howard Pue, DVM, MSVPM
State Public Health Veterinarian
Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, SDCEE
930 Wildwood Dr.
Jefferson City, MO 65109
Phone: 573-751-6114
Fax: 573-526-0235

Montana

No Designated State Public Health Veterinarian 

Nebraska

Annette Bredthauer, MS, DVM, MPH
State Public Health Veterinarian
Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services
Public Health Support
301 Centennial Mall S., PO Box 95007
Lincoln, NE 68509
Phone: 402-471-1374
Fax: 402-471-3601

Nevada

Ben Sun, DVM, MPVM
CDC Career Epidemiology Field Officer
Nevada State Health Division, Office of Epidemiology
4150 Technology Way, Suite 211
Carson City, NV 89706
Phone: 775-684-5911
Fax: 775-684-5999

New Hampshire

No Designated State Public Health Veterinarian 

New Jersey

Faye Sorhage, VMD, MPH, DACVPM
State Public Health Veterinarian
New Jersey Department of Health & Senior Services
Infectious & Zoonotic Disease Program
PO Box 369
Trenton, NJ 08625-0369
Phone: 609-826-4872
Fax: 609-826-4874

New Mexico

Paul Ettestad, DVM, MS
State Public Health Veterinarian
New Mexico Department of Health, Epidemiology and Response Division
1190 St. Francis Dr. N-1350
Santa Fe, NM 87505
Phone: 505-827-0006
Fax: 505-827-0013

New York

Bryan Cherry, VMD, PhD
State Public Health Veterinarian
New York State Department of Health
Bureau of Communicable Disease Control
Corning Tower, Room 621, Empire State Plaza
Albany, NY 12237-0627
Phone: 518-473-4439
Fax: 518-408-1745

North Carolina

Carl Williams, DVM, MA, DACVPM 
State Public Health Veterinarian
North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services
Division of Public Health
1902 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27612
Phone: 919-733-0391
Fax: 919-870-4807

North Dakota

No Designated State Public Health Veterinarian 

Ohio

Kathleen A. Smith, DVM, MPH 
State Public Health Veterinarian
Ohio Department of Health, Zoonotic Disease Program
PO Box 1430
Reynoldsburg, OH 43068-6430
Phone: 614-466-0283
Fax: 614-644-1057

Oklahoma

Kristy K. Bradley, DVM, MPH, DACVPM
State Epidemiologist & State Public Health Veterinarian
Oklahoma State Department of Health, Office of the State Epidemiologist
1000 NE Tenth St.
Oklahoma City, OK 73117
Phone: 405-271-4060
Fax: 405-271-6680

Oregon

Emilio DeBess, DVM, MPVM
State Public Health Veterinarian
Oregon Department of Human Services
800 NE Oregon St., Suite 772
Portland, OR 97232
Phone: 971-673-1111
Fax: 971-673-1100

Pennsylvania

James T. Rankin, DVM, MPH, PhD, DACVPM, FACE, MASV
State Public Health Veterinarian
Pennsylvania Department of Health
Division of Infectious Disease Epidemiology
Health & Welfare Building
Room 933, 7th and Forster Streets
Harrisburg, PA 17120
Phone: 717-346-4524
Fax: 717-772-6975

Puerto Rico

Brenda Rivera-Garcia, DVM, MPH
Assistant Director/Acting State Public Health Veterinarian
Puerto Rico Department of Health, Field Epidemiology Training Program
1367 Lucchetti, Ste. 2A
San Juan, PR 00907
Phone: 787-399-9565
Fax: 787-751-6937

Rhode Island

No Designated State Public Health Veterinarian 

South Carolina

Stephanie W. Cox, DVM, MPH
Veterinary Epidemiologist
South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control
Division of Acute Epidemiology
1751 Calhoun Street
Columbia, SC 29211
Phone: 803-898-4042
Fax: 803-898-0897

South Dakota

No Designated State Public Health Veterinarian 

Tennessee

John R. Dunn, DVM, PhD 
Director, Foodborne, Vectorborne, and Zoonotic Diseases
Tennessee Department of Health
Communicable & Environmental Disease Services
Cordell Hull Bldg., 1st Floor
425 5th Avenue N
Nashville, TN 37243
Phone: 615-741-5948
Fax: 615-741-3857

Texas

Tom J. Sidwa, DVM
Manager, Zoonosis Control Branch
State Public Health Veterinarian
Texas Department of State Health Services, Zoonoses Control Branch
PO Box 149347, MC 1956
Austin, TX 78714-9347
Phone: 512-458-7111, ext. 6628
Fax: 512-458-7454

Utah

No Designated State Public Health Veterinarian 

Vermont

Robert H. Johnson, DVM
State Public Health Veterinarian
Vermont Department of Health, Division of Health Surveillance
108 Cherry St., PO Box 70
Burlington, VT 05402
Phone: 802-863-7240
Fax: 802-865-7701

Virginia

Julia Murphy, DVM, MS, DACVPM
State Public Health Veterinarian
Virginia Department of Health
109 Governor Street, Madison Building, 4th Floor
Richmond, VA 23219
Phone: 804-864-8113
Fax: 804-864- 8131

Washington

Ronald D. Wohrle, DVM
Public Health Veterinarian
Washington State Department of Health, Zoonotic and Vector-borne Diseases
Program Office of Environmental Health, Safety, & Toxicology
PO Box 47825
Olympia, WA 98504
Phone: 360-236-3369
Fax: 360-236-2261

West Virginia

Rachel Radcliffe, DVM, MPH
CDC Career Epidemiology Field Officer
West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resouces, Infectious Disease Epidemiology
350 Capital Street, Room 125
Charleston, WV 25301
Phone: 304-558-5358

Wisconsin

James J. Kazmierczak, DVM, MS
State Public Health Veterinarian
Wisconsin Division of Public Health, Bureau of Communicable Diseases
1 W. Wilson St., Room 318
Madison, WI 53703
Phone: 608-266-2154
Fax: 608-261-4976

Wyoming

Karl J. Musgrave, DVM, MPH
State Public Health Veterinarian
Wyoming Department of Health
6101 Yellowstone Rd.
Suite 510
Cheyenne, WY 82003
Phone: 307-421-8591
Fax: 307-777-5402