Participating States




Alaska | Arizona | Arkansas | California | Delaware | Iowa | Kentucky | Minnesota | Missouri | Montana | Nebraska| Nevada | New Mexico | New York | North Carolina | North Dakota | Oregon | Rhode Island | South Carolina | Utah | Virginia | Wyoming



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 and HPSA Contact: Liza Root, 907-334-2423
NHSC and SLRP Contact: Robert Sewell, 907-465-4065
J-1 Visa Contact: Della Fisher, 907-754-3479

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Bureau of Health Systems Development
Arizona Department of Health Services
150 N 18th Ave. Suite 300
Phoenix, AZ 85007
Phone: 602-542-1219
PCO Director and HPSA Contact: Patricia Tarango, 602-542-1436
NHSC and J-1 Visa Contact: Thelma Okotie, 602-542-1211

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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 Director: Quinyatta Mumford, 501-280-4563
NHSC and J-1 Visa Waiver Contact: James Mincy 

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Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development
Healthcare Workforce Development Division
2020 West El Camino Avenue, Suite 12-200
Sacramento, CA 95833
PCO Director: Hovik Khosrovian, 916-326-3734
Primary Care HPSA and NHSC Contact: Steffi Wong, 916-326-3717

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Division of Public Health
Delaware Department of Health and Social Services
417 Federal Street
Dover, DE 19901
Phone: 302-744-4555
PCO Director: Nichole Moxley, 302-744-4555
Chief, Bureau of Health Planning and Resources Management: Kathy Collison, 302-744-4555
J-1 Visa Contact: Joan Barnwell, 302-744-4555

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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

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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: Lynn Ann Bishop, ext 4011
J-1 Visa Contact: Shellie Wingate, ext 4003

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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: Paia Vang, 651-201-3856

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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 Director: Sara Davenport
PCO Manager and SLRP Contact: Laura Hart
PCO Grant Manager, HPSA, J1-Visa, and NHSC Contact: Aleesha Jones

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Montana Primary Care Office
Montana Department of Public Health & Human Sciences
P.O. Box 4210
Helena, MT 59620-4210
Fax: 406-444-2750
PCO Director; HPSA and NHSC Contact: Annalee Venneri, 406-444-3934

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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: Thomas Rauner

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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, HPSA, and NHSC Contact: Heather Mitchell, 775-684-2204
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
Chief Executive Officer:  Nancy Bowen 

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New Mexico

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

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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

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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
VP - Rural Health System Innovation:  Franklin Walker

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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

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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 Health Care Provider Incentives Program Coordinator: Joe Sullivan, 503-559-0340

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

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Rhode Island

Office of Primary Care & Rural Health
Rhode Island Department of Health
3 Capitol Hill, Room 410
Providence, RI 02908
Program Manager Contact: Margaret I. Gradie, 401-222-5952
J-1 Visa Waiver and NHSC Contact: Jill D'Errico, 401-222-1488

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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

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Utah Department of Health
Office of Primary Care & Rural Health
3760 S. Highland Dr., Ste. 359
Salt Lake City, UT  84106
PCO Director:  Ashley Moretz, 801-350-1546

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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

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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

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