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Physician J-1 Visa Waivers - Conrad 30 State Contacts

You will find below a list of the various state contacts for the physician J-1
visa waivers through the Conrad 30/State 30 J-1 Visa Waiver Process. For questions regarding the waiver process for foreign doctors (IMGs/FMGs), please contact one of our Experienced Immigration Lawyers at
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J1 VISA WAIVER CONTACTS BY STATE

Alabama
J-1 Coordinator Chuck Lail
Office of Primary Care and Rural Health
Alabama Department of Public Health
201 Monroe St., Suite 1040
Montgomery, AL 36104
Phone: (334) 206-5438
Fax: 334-206-5434
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Internet: http://www.adph.org/ruralhealth/index.asp?id=882
http://adph.org/ruralhealth/assets/State30Policies.pdf

J1Visa Waiver: The Alabama Office of Primary Care and Rural Health website provides specific information on Alabama's State-30 and Appalachian Regional Commission J-1 visa waiver.

Alaska
Jerrine Regester
Primary Care Office Director
Section of Rural and Community Health Systems
Division of Public Health/DHSS
P.O. Box 110610
350 Main Street, Suite 530
Juneau, AK 99811-0610
Phone: 907-465-5669
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Internet: http://dhss.alaska.gov/dph/HealthPlanning/Pages/workforce/workforce_home.aspx

Arizona
Ana Lyn Roscetti, MPH
Workforce Section Manager
Bureau of Health Systems Development
Arizona Department of Health Services
150 N 18th Ave Suite 300
Phoenix, Arizona 85007
Phone: (602) 542-1066
Fax: (602) 542-2011
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Internet: http://www.azdhs.gov/hsd/workforce/j-1-waiver/index.htm

Arkansas
Jane Gaskill
Health Facility Services Section
Arkansas Department of Health
5800 West 10th Street, Suite 400
Little Rock, AR 72204
Phone: 501-661-2201
Fax: 501-661-2165
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Internet: http://www.healthy.arkansas.gov/programs-services/topics/j-1-visa-waiver-program

California
Department of Health Care Services
Primary, Rural, and Indian Health Division
1500 Capitol Avenue, Suite 71.6044, MS 8502
PO Box 997413
Sacramento, CA 95899-7413
Main: 916-449-5770
Fax: 916-449-5777
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Internet: http://www.dhcs.ca.gov/services/rural/Pages/J-1VisaWaiver.aspx 

Colorado
Kent O'Connor
Primary Care Office
Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment
4300 Cherry Creek Drive South
Building A, 5th Floor
Denver, CO 80246-1530
Phone: 303-692-6399
Fax: 303-758-9013
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Internet: https://www.colorado.gov/pacific/cdphe/j-1-visa-waiver-program

Connecticut
Stephen Carragher
Department of Public Health
410 Capitol Avenue, MS #12APP
PO Box 340308
Hartford, CT 06134
Phone: 860-509-7576
Fax: 860-509-8457
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Internet:http://www.ct.gov/dph/lib/dph/practitioner_licensing_and_investigations/applications/pdf/j1app.pdf

Delaware
Joan Barnwell
Social Service Administrator (HPRM)
Conrad 30/J-1 Program Manager
Delaware Division of Public Health
Jesse Cooper State Office Building
417 Federal Street
Dover, DE 19901 SLC: D320A
Phone: (302) 744-4786
Fax: (302) 739-3313
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Internet: http://www.dhss.delaware.gov/dph/hsm/j1visahome.html

Georgia
Tina Register
Georgia Department of Community Health
State Office of Rural Health
502 South 7th Street
Cordele, Georgia 31015
Telephone: 229-401-3076
Fax: 229-401-3077
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

District of Columbia
Urvi Patel, MHA
Public Health Analyst
Health Care Access Bureau
DC Department of Health
899 N. Capitol St. NE
3rd Floor
Washington, DC 20002
Office: 202-442-9168
Fax: 2020-442-4948
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Internet: http://doh.dc.gov/service/dc-30-j1-visa-waiver-program
http://doh.dc.gov/sites/default/files/dc/sites/doh/publication/attachments/FY17%20DC%2030%20J-1%20Visa%20Waiver%20Program%20Guidelines.pdf

Florida
Debbie Reich, MA
Primary Care Program Administrator
State Primary Care Office
Division of Public Health Statistics and Performance Management
Florida Department of Health
Bin # C15 
Tallahassee, Florida 32311
Phone: 850-245-4446, ext. 2702
Fax: 850-922-6296
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Internet: http://www.floridahealth.gov/provider-and-partner-resources/community-health-workers/conrad-30-program-j-1-visa/

Georgia
Beth Walker
Director, Primary Care Office
Georgia Department of Community Health
State Office of Rural Health
502 South 7th Street
Cordele, GA 31015-1443
Phone: 229-276-2750
Fax: 229-401-3077
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Internet: http://dch.georgia.gov/georgias-j-1-visa-waiver-program

Hawaii
Matthew Shim
1250 Punchbowl Street, Room 216
Honolulu, HI 96813
Phone: 808-586-4122
Internet: http://www.health.hawaii.gov/opcrh

Idaho
Casey Suter
Primary Care Office Manager
State Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
450 West State Street, 4th Floor
P.O. Box 83720
Boise, Idaho 83720-0036
Phone: (208) 334-5993 or 208-334-0669
Fax: (208) 332-7262
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Internet:http://healthandwelfare.idaho.gov/Health/RuralHealthandPrimaryCare/J1Visa WaiverNationalInterestWaiver/tabid/413/Default.aspx

Illinois
Donald Jones, MBA, Grants Manager
Illinois Department of Public Health – Center for Rural Health
535 West Jefferson Street, Ground Floor
Springfield, IL 62701-0001
Phone: 217-782-1624 or 217-782-4977
Fax: 217-782-2547
TTY line: 800-547-0466
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Internet: http://www.dph.illinois.gov/topics-services/life-stages-populations/rural-underserved-populations/j1-waiver-program

Indiana
Natalie Morrison, MPH
Shortage Designations and National Health Service Corps Program Director
Indiana Primary Health Care Association
429 N. Pennsylvania St., Ste. 333
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Phone: (765) 918-4431
Fax: 317-630-0849
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Internet: http://www.indianapca.org/?page=6

Iowa
Katie Jerkins
Primary Care Officer
Iowa Department of Public Health
Bureau of Oral and Health Delivery Systems
Lucas State Office Building, 4th Floor
321 E 12th Street
Des Moines, IA 50319
Phone: 515-423-2690
Fax: 515-242-6384
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Internet: http://idph.iowa.gov/ohds/rural-health-primary-care/primary-care

Kansas
Tabetha Mallonee
Director, Primary Care and Rural Health
Bureau of Community Health Systems
Kansas Department of Health and Environment
Curtis State Office Building
1000 SW Jackson St., Suite 340
Topeka, KS 66612-1365
Phone: (785) 296-1200
Fax: 785-296-1231
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Internet: http://www.kdheks.gov/olrh/j-1visa_waiver_overview.htm

Kentucky
Kentucky J-1 Waiver Program
275 East Main Street HS2W-B
Frankfort, KY 40621
Phone: 502-564-8966 x. 4012
Fax: 502-564-8389
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Internet: http://chfs.ky.gov/dph/info/dpqi/KY+J1+Visa+Waiver+Program.htm
http://chfs.ky.gov/NR/rdonlyres/37D258F9-55C2-4C19-8983-E23B42C43CF2/287776/J1TransferGuidelines.pdf

Louisiana
Dorie Tschudy
Primary Care Officer
Primary Care and Health Workforce Development
OPH/Bureau of Primary Care and Rural Health
628 N 4th Street
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Phone: (225) 342-1583
Fax: 225-342-1583
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Internet: http://dhh.louisiana.gov/index.cfm/page/792

Maine
Nicole Breton, Interim Director
Rural Health and Primary Care
Division of Licensing and Regulatory Services
Maine Department of Health and Human Services
41 Anthony St. #11 HSH
Augusta, ME 04333-0011
Phone: 207-287-5524
Fax: 207-287-5431
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Internet: http://www.maine.gov/dhhs/mecdc/dlrs/rhpc/j1.shtml

Maryland
Temi Oshiyoye
Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
Health Systems and Infrastructure Administration
Office of Primary Care Access
300 West Preston Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Phone: 410-767-4467
Fax (410) 333-7501
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Internet: https://pophealth.health.maryland.gov/Pages/J-1-Visa-Waiver-Program.aspx

Massachusetts
Nicole Watson
Recruitment and Retention Program Coordinator
Division of Primary Care & Health Access
Massachusetts Department of Public Health
250 Washington St. 5th Floor
Boston, MA 02108-4619
Tel: (617) 624.6051
Fax: (617) 624.6062
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Internet: https://www.mass.gov/how-to/apply-for-the-conrad-30-j-1-visa-waiver-program

Michigan
Brittany Brookshire
Michigan Health Council
2410 Woodlake Dr., Suite 400
Okemos, MI 48864
Phone: 517-347-3336
Toll Free: 1-800-479-1666
Fax: 517-347-4096
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Internet: http://www.michigan.gov/mdhhs/0,5885,7-339-71551_2945_47635-215486–,00.html
http://www.michigan.gov/mdhhs/0,5885,7-339-71551_2945_47635—,00.html

Minnesota
Darwin Flores Trujillo
Minnesota Department of Health
Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
Golden Rule Building
P.O. Box 64882
St. Paul, MN 55164-0882
Phone: 651-201-3850
Fax: 651-201-3830
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Internet: http://www.health.state.mn.us/divs/chs/j1/j1main.htm and http://www.health.state.mn.us/divs/orhpc/workforce/j1/guide.html

Mississippi
Kara M. Aldridge
MS Office of Primary Care
Mississippi State Dept. of Health
P.O. Box 1700
570 East Woodrow Wilson
Jackson, MS 39215-1700
Phone: 601-576-7216
Status Inquiries: 202-633-1600
Fax: 601-364-2309
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Internet: http://www.msdh.state.ms.us/msdhsite/_static/44,455,112,181.html and http://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/_static/resources/4254.pdf

Missouri
Lee Temmen
Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services
920 Wildwood Drive
PO Box 570
Jefferson City, MO 65102
Phone: 573-751-6219 or 800-891-7415
Fax: 573-522-8146
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Internet: http://health.mo.gov/living/families/primarycare/j1visa/index.php

Montana
Brandy Kincheloe
Department of Public Health and Human Services, Public Health and Safety Division
Family & Community Health Bureau
1400 Broadway Rm A116
Helena, MT 59620
Phone: 406-444-3934
Fax: 406-444-2750
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Internet: http://dphhs.mt.gov/Portals/85/publichealth/documents/PrimaryCare/J-1VisaWaiverPolicy.pdf

Nevada
Scott Jones
Nevada State Health Division
Primary Care Office
4126 Technology Way, Suite 100
Carson City, NV 89703
Phone: 775-684-4047
Fax: 775-684-5999
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Internet: http://dpbh.nv.gov/Programs/Conrad30/Conrad30-Home/

New Hampshire
Janine Wainwright, Workforce Coordinator
New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services
Division of Public Health Services
29 Hazen Drive
Concord, NH 03301
Phone: 603-271-2276
Fax: 603-271-4506
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Internet: https://www.dhhs.nh.gov/dphs/bchs/rhpc/visa.htm

New Mexico
Crystal Begay, Program Coordinator
New Mexico Department of Health
Public Health Division
Bureau of Primary Care
300 San Mateo Boulevard NE, Suite #900
Albuquerque, NM 87108
Phone: 505-841-5866
Fax: 505-260-1919
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Internet: https://nmhealth.org/about/phd/hsb/oprh/jvwp/

New York
Steve Swanson
New York State Department of Health
New York "State 30" Program
Corning Tower Room 1695
Empire State Plaza
Albany, NY 12237-0001
Phone: 518-473-7019
Fax: 518-474-0572
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
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Internet: https://www.health.ny.gov/professionals/j-1_visa_waivers/

North Carolina
Maggie Sauer
North Carolina Office of Rural Health and Community Care
2009 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-2009
Phone: 1-800-533-8847 or 919-527-6440
Internet: http://www.ncdhhs.gov/orhcc/recruitment/medical.htm

North Dakota
Lynette Dickson MS, RD, LRD Associate director
Center for Rural Health
University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences
1301 N. Columbia Rd. Stop 9037
Grand Forks, ND 58202
Phone: 701-777-6049
Fax: 701-777-3849
Email: Lynette Dickson, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Internet: https://ruralhealth.und.edu/what-we-do/health-workforce/j1

Ohio
Hend Mostafa
Ohio Department of Health
J-1 Visa Waiver Program
Primary Care Office
246 North High St.
Columbus, Ohio 43215
Tel: 614-728-3700
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Internet:http://www.odh.ohio.gov/odhPrograms/chss/PCRH_Programs/recruitment/jvisa.aspx

Oklahoma
Jana Castleberry
Manager of Health Workforce Department
Office of Primary Care and Rural Health Development
1000 N E 10th Street, Room 915
Oklahoma City, OK 73117-1299
(405) 271-9444 ext. 56520
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Internet: https://www.ok.gov/health/Organization/Center_for_Health_Innovation_and_Effectiveness/Office_of_Primary_Care_and_Rural_Health_Development/J-1_Waiver_Documentation/index.html

Pennsylvania
Jacqueline Austin
Waiver Programs Administration
Department of Health
Bureau of Health Planning
625 Forster Street
Room 1033, Health & Welfare Building
Harrisburg, PA 17120-0701
Phone: 717-772-5298
Fax: 717-705-6525
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Internet: http://www.health.pa.gov/Your-Department-of-Health/Offices%20and%20Bureaus/Health%20Planning/Pages/J-1-and-National-Interest-Waivers.aspx#.WgyyDZ0o7nM

Rhode Island
Jill D'Errico
Senior Public Health Promotion Specialist
Office of Primary Care and Rural Health
Rhode Island Department of Health
3 Capitol Hill, Room 205
Providence, RI 02908
Phone: 401-222-1488
Fax: 401-222-2158
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Internet: http://www.health.ri.gov/programs/physicianvisawaiver/

South Dakota
Jill Dean
Recruitment Program Coordinator
SD Office of Rural Health
600 E. Capitol Ave.
Pierre, SD 57501
P: (605) 773-2679
F: (605) 773-5683
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Internet: https://doh.sd.gov/providers/ruralhealth/J1-Waiver/default.aspx

Tennessee
Ann Cranford, Director
Recruitment & Retention Program
Community Health Systems Section
State Office of Rural Health & Health Access
Tennessee Department of Health
710 James Robertson Pkwy
2nd Floor, Andrew Johnson Tower
Nashville, TN 37243
Phone: 615-741-2101
Fax: 615-253-2100
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Internet: http://tn.gov/health/article/j1

Utah
Don Wood
Office of Primary Care and Rural Health
Utah Department of Health
P.O. Box 142005
Salt Lake City, UT 84114-2005
Phone: 801-273-6619
Fax: 801-273-4146
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Internet: http://health.utah.gov/primarycare/?p=prgPco&sub=visa

Vermont
John Olsen
State Office of Rural Health & Primary Care
Vermont Department of Health
108 Cherry Street, PO Box 70
Burlington, VT 05401-0070
Telephone: 802-859-5921
Fax: 802-651-1634
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Internet: http://www.healthvermont.gov/systems/health-professionals/j1-visa

Virginia
Olivette Burroughs
Virginia Department of Health
Office of Health Equity
Attn: Conrad 30 Waiver Program
109 Governor Street, Suite 714 West (7th Floor)
Richmond, VA 23219
Phone: 804-864-7435 or 804-864-7431
Fax: 804-864-7440
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Internet: http://www.vdh.virginia.gov/healthpolicy/primarycare/incentives/j1visa/

Washington
Renee Fullerton
Washington State Department of Health
Community Health Systems/Rural Health
Attention: J- l Visa Waiver Program
111 Israel Road
PO Box 47853
Olympia WA 98504-7853
Phone: 360-236-2814
Fax: 360-236-2830
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Internet: http://www.doh.wa.gov/ForPublicHealthandHealthcareProviders/RuralHealth/ResourcesforClinicians/J1VisaWaiverProgram

West Virginia
Melissa Wheeler
Office of Community Health Systems
Division of Rural Health and Recruitment
350 Capital Street, Room 515
Charleston, WV 25301
Phone: 304-558-4382 or 888-442-3456
Fax: 304-558-1437
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Wisconsin
Bejack Lor
Primary Care Office
Wisconsin Division of Public Health
1 West Wilson Street, Room 250
P.O. Box 2659
Madison, WI 53701-2659
Phone: 608-267-7121
Fax: 608-266-2584
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Internet: http://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/health/PrimaryCare/J-1Visa/index.htm

Wyoming
Keri Wagner
Program Specialist
Office of Rural Health
Wyoming Department of Health
6101 Yellowstone Rd. Ste. 420
Cheyenne, WY 82002
307-777-6512 phone
307-777-3623 fax
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Website: https://health.wyo.gov/publichealth/rural/officeofruralhealth/primary-care-office/

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