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Emory University
Holly Korschun
Phone: (404) 727-3990
[email protected]

Duke University
Jeffrey Molter
Phone: (919) 684-4148
[email protected]

Georgia Institute of Technology
Amelia Gambino
Phone: (404) 894-7042

Georgia Research Alliance
Kathleen Robichaud
Phone: (404) 332-9770

Georgia State University
DeAnna Hines
Phone: (404) 651-3571
[email protected]

Medical College of Georgia
Toni Baker
Phone: (706) 721-4421
[email protected]

Jennifer Hillard
Phone: (706) 721-8604
[email protected]

Mercer University
Judith Lunsford
Phone: (478) 301-5335
[email protected]

Morehouse School of Medicine
Clarice Conley
Phone: (404) 752-1752
[email protected]

North Carolina State University
News Services
Phone: (919) 515-3470
[email protected]

University of Alabama - Birmingham
Gary Mans
Phone: (205) 934-3884
[email protected]

University of Florida
Jane Adams
Phone: (352) 392-4574
[email protected]

University of Georgia
Cynthia Hoke
Phone: (706) 542-8083
[email protected]

University of Mississippi Medical Center
Barbara Austin
Phone: (601) 984-1100
[email protected]

University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill
Lisa Katz
Phone: (919) 962-2093
[email protected]

University of South Florida
Susanna Martinez
Phone: (813) 974-2776
[email protected]

Anne DeLotto Baier
Phone: (813) 974-3300
[email protected]

University of Tennessee Health Science Center
Sheila Champlin
Phone: (901) 448-4957
[email protected]

Federal and State Media Contacts

Information in this section is current as of September 2005. For a complete listing of contacts, and updated information, go to http://www.hhs.gov/emergency
 
Source: Terrorism and Other Public Health Emergencies: A Reference Guide for Media, U.S. Department of Health and Human Resources

State-Level Media Contacts

ALABAMA
Dr. Jim McVay, D.P.A.
Director
Bureau of Health Promotion and Information
Alabama Department of Public Health
201 Monroe Street, Suite 968
Montgomery, AL36104
Phone: (334) 206-5600
Fax: (334) 206-5609
E-mail: [email protected]
 
 
FLORIDA

Mr. Irv B. “Doc” Kokol
Director of Communication
Florida Department of Health
4052 Bald Cypress Way, BIN A04
Tallahassee, FL32399-1705
Phone: (850) 245-4111
Fax: (850) 410-3049
E-mail: [email protected]
 
Ms. Lindsay Hodges
Press Secretary
Florida Department of Health
4052 Bald Cypress Way, BIN A04
Tallahassee, FL32399-1705
Phone: (850) 245-4111
Fax: (850) 410-3049
E-mail: [email protected]
 
GEORGIA
Mr. Tod Rose
Risk Communicator/Public Information Officer
Division Communication Officer
Georgia Division of Public Health
15th Floor, Suite 415
2 Peachtree Street, N.W.
Atlanta, GA30303
Phone: (404) 463-2299
Mobile: (404) 597-9893
E-mail: [email protected]
Web site: http://www.health.state.ga.us
 
KENTUCKY
Mr. Gil Lawson
Branch Manager
Office of Communications
Kentucky Cabinet for Health Services
275 East Main, 5C–A
Frankfort, KY40621
Phone: (502) 564-6786
Fax: (502) 564-0274
E-mail: [email protected]
 
Ms. Gwenda Bond
Office of Communications
Kentucky Cabinet for Health Services
275 East Main, 5C–A
Frankfort, KY40621
Phone: (859) 254-9420
E-mail: [email protected]
 
MISSISSIPPI
Ms. Liz Sharlot
Communications Director
Mississippi State Department of Health
570 East Woodrow Wilson Drive, O-100
P.O. Box 1700
Jackson, MS39215
Phone: (601) 576-7667
Mobile: (601) 942-5504
Pager: (800) 489-2535 (2807)
Fax: (601) 576-7517
E-mail: [email protected]
 
Ms. Camille Foretich
Special Projects Officer
Mississippi State Department of Health
570 East Woodrow Wilson Drive, O-100
P.O. Box 1700
Jackson, MS39215
Phone: (601) 576-7670
Mobile: (601) 955-5579
Pager: (800) 489-2535 (2888)
Fax: (601) 576-7517
E-mail: [email protected]
 
Kelly French
Special Projects Officer
Mississippi State Department of Health
570 East Woodrow Wilson Drive, O-100
P.O. Box 1700
Jackson, MS39215
Phone: (601) 576-7176
Mobile: (601) 955-5578
Pager: (800) 489-2535 (2921)
Fax: (601) 576-7517
E-mail: [email protected]
 
Ms. Elizabeth Hogue
Public Relations Rep III
Mississippi State Department of Health
570 East Woodrow Wilson Drive, O-100
P.O. Box 1700
Jackson, MS39215
Phone: (601) 576-7677
Mobile: (601) 955-5502
Pager: (800) 489-2535 (2835)
Fax: (601) 576-7517
E-mail: [email protected]
 
NORTH CAROLINA
Ms. Debbie Crane
Director of Public Affairs
North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services
2001 MailServiceCenter
Raleigh, NC27699-2001
Phone: (919) 733-9190
Fax: (919) 733-7447
E-mail: [email protected]
 
Ms. Carol Schriber
Public Information Officer
North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services
2001 MailServiceCenter
Raleigh, NC27699-2001
Phone: (919) 733-9190
Fax: (919) 733-7447
E-mail: [email protected]
 
Mr. Bill Furney
Public Information Officer for Public Health Preparedness and
Response
North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services
1902 MailServiceCenter
Raleigh, NC27699-1902
Phone: (919) 715-4174
Fax: (919) 715-2246
E-mail: [email protected]
 
SOUTH CAROLINA
Mr. Thom Berry
Director
Education and Information Services
South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control
2600 Bull Street
Columbia, SC29201
Phone: (803) 898-3885
Fax: (803) 898-3887
E-mail: [email protected]
 
Mr. Jim Beasley
Public Information Director
South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental
Control
2600 Bull Street
Columbia, SC29201
Phone: (803) 898-7769
Fax: (803) 898-7279
E-mail: [email protected]
 
TENNESSEE
Ms. Diane Denton
Director of Communications and Media Relations
Tennessee Department of Health
CordellHullBuilding, Third Floor
425 Fifth Avenue, North
Nashville, TN37247-0101
Phone: (615) 741-3111
Fax: (615) 741-2491
E-mail: [email protected]
 
Mr. Perry Stevens
Risk Communication Coordinator
Tennessee Department of Health
CordellHullBuilding, Fourth Floor
425 Fifth Avenue, North
Nashville, TN37247-0101
Phone: (615) 253-1398
Fax: (615) 741-3857
E-mail: [email protected]

Other Health and Human Services Agencies (HHS)
 
Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR)
Phone: (404) 498-0070
Fax: (404) 498-0039
Web site: http://www.atsdr.cdc.gov/#NEWS
 
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Phone: (404) 639-3286
Fax: (404) 639-7394
Web site: http://www.cdc.gov/od/oc/media/
 
Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
Phone: (301) 827-6250
Fax: (301) 827-1681
Web site: http://www.fda.gov/opacom/hpwhats.html
 
Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)
Phone: (301) 443-3376
Fax: (301) 443-1989
Web site: http://newsroom.hrsa.gov/
 
HHS Headquarters
HHS Press Office
Phone: (202) 690-6343
Fax: (202) 690-6247
Web site: http://www.hhs.gov/news

National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Phone: (301) 496-5787
Fax: (301) 496-0017
Web site: http://www.nih.gov/news/
 
Other Federal Agencies

Department of Energy (DOE)
Phone: (202) 586-5806
Fax: (202) 586-5823
Web site: http://www.doe.gov/engine/content.do
 
Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
Phone: (202) 282-8010
Fax: (202) 282-8408
Web site: http://www.dhs.gov/dhspublic

Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)
Phone: (202) 273-6000
Web site: http://www1.va.gov/opa
 
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
Phone: (202) 564-4355
Fax: (202) 501-1761
Web site: http://www.epa.gov/newsroom
 
Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)
Phone: (202) 324-3691
Fax: (202) 324-6842
Web site: http://www.fbi.gov/pressroom.htm

Source: Terrorism and Other Public Health Emergencies: A Reference Guide for Media, U.S. Department of Health and Human Resources