OFFICE  NAME  CONTACT INFORMATION

 Executive Director

 

 

Sarah Catalanotto, MPH, CTTS
14646 NW 151st Blvd.
Alachua, FL 32615

 

T:  386-462-1551
F:  386-462-1601
Email: 
fpha@srahec.org

 

 

 

 

 

 

 President
      

 

Richard France PhD, MPH, MT(AAB)
Assistant Laboratory Director
Bureau of Public Health Laboratories-Tampa
3602 Spectrum Blvd.
Tampa, FL 33612  

T:  813-233-2290
C:  813-455-4798
F:  813-974-3425
Email: 
Richard.France@flhealth.gov

 President-Elect
 

Jennifer Waskovich MS, RD/LD
Senior Human Services Program Manager
Florida Department of Health in Hillsborough County
Nutrition/WIC Division
2002 E. 26th Ave.
Tampa, FL 33605 
 

T: 813-307-8015 x 7425
F: 813-272-5408
Email: 
Jennifer.waskovich@flhealth.gov 

 1st Vice President

Sandon S. Speedling, MHS, CPM
Acting County Health Officer
Florida Department of Health in Jackson County
4979 Healthy Way
Marianna, Florida 32446   
         

T: 850-526-2412 ext. 107
Cell:  850-596-2938

Email: 
Sandon.Speedling@flhealth.gov
       

 2nd Vice President


                         
 

Ethel Edwards, MPH, RN, BSN 

T: 954-934-7023
Email:
woly9848@gmail.com

 Secretary 2015-2017

   

Jessica Weissman, MS, RD, LDN
PhD Student, Health Promotion & Disease Prevention,
PhD Research Fellow,
Center for Research on U.S. Latino HIV/AIDS and Drug Abuse (CRUSADA)
Florida International University
AHC5 431B
11200 SW 8th St.
Miami, FL 33199      

T:  954-483-9070  (cell)
Email: 
JWeis005@fiu.edu
       

 Treasurer 2016-2018

 

Brenda Brown         

Sr. Public Health Services Manager
Florida Department of Health
Columbia & Hamilton Counties

              

 

T: 386-758-1363
Email: 
Brenda.Brown@flhealth.gov       

 Member at Large
 2016-2019
 

 

Angela S. Garcia, PharmD, MPH, CPh
Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacotherapeutics and Clinical Research
University of South Florida College of Pharmacy
12901 Bruce B. Downs Blvd, MDC 30
Tampa, FL 33612-4749
            

T:  813-974-8465
F:  813-905-9890
Email:  angelagarcia@health.usf.edu

       

  

 Member at Large
 2014-2017


Atalie Ashely West, MPH, CPH
Assistant Director, Research Programs and Services
Florida Center for Nursing
University of Central Florida
12424 Research Parkway, Suite 220
Orlando, FL 32826
 
       

T: 407-823-2290
Email: 

atalie.ashleywest@ucf.edu

 Member at Large
 2015-2018


Mary P. Martinasek PhD, CPH, CHES, AE-C
Public Health Program
Department of Health Sciences and Human Performance
College of Natural and Health Sciences
University of Tampa
Box 30F
401 W. Kennedy Blvd.
Tampa, FL 33606

T: 813-257-5037   
Email:
mmartinasek@ut.edu

Immediate Past President

Shannon Hughes ASQ-CQIA, CPM
Chief, Bureau of Tobacco Free Florida (CTFF)
Florida Department of Health
(Physical address: 2585 Merchant's Row, Room 345P)
4052 Bald Cypress Way, C-23
Tallahassee, FL 32399-1743
 

T: 850-245-4050
Email:shannon.hughes@flhealth.gov

 

     

 Editor-Newsletter

    

Alyssa Moffitt, MPH, CPH
Biological Scientist
A-TEK, Inc.
Bureau of Public Health Laboratories – Tampa
Division of Disease Control and Health Protection
Florida Department of Health
3602 Spectrum Boulevard
Tampa, FL  33612
 

 

T: 813-974-9765
F:  813-974-8557
Email:  AMoffitt@atekinc.com
Alyssa.Moffitt@flhealth.gov

 

 

 Editor-Website


Yvonne Salfinger, MS
1488 Madison Street #501
Denver, CO 80206


T: 904-233-6710
Email: 
yhale@aol.com

 SHA Representative


Warren R. McDougle, Jr., MPH
Florida Department of Health in Hillsborough County
P.O. Box 5135
1105 East Kennedy Boulevard
Tampa, FL 33675-5135

 


T: 813-307-8015 x 6701
F: 813-272-2981
Cell: 813-352-3876
Email:
Warren.McDougle@flhealth.gov
Home: wmcdougle@tampabay.rr.com

 APHA Representative
     


Lori Jordahl, MBA, HA
Florida Department of Health in Miami-Dade County
1350 N. W. 14th Street
Miami, FL 33125                                                        

 


T: 305-575-5435
F: 305-547-1432
Cell: 305-3225-3482
Email:
Lori.Jordahl@flhealth.gov

 

 FPHA INTEREST GROUP CHAIRS

 

Chronic & Communicable Disease Prevention 


       

 

Warren R. McDougle, Jr., MPH
Florida Department of Health in Hillsborough County
P.O. Box 5135
1105 East Kennedy Boulevard
Tampa, FL 33675-5135 
 

 

T: 813-307-8015 x 6701
F: 813-272-2981
Cell: 813-352-3876
Email:
Warren.McDougle@flhealth.gov
Home: wmcdougle@tampabay.rr.com
       


Community Health
     

 

Chair: 

Robert Weiss

Nova Southeastern University
School of Health Sciences
Tobacco Cessation Program   
       

 

 

T:  954-702-3013 
Email:  NurseBob62@gmail.com 

 


Environmental Health & Protection


 

Co-Chairs:  
David Overfield
Environmental Administrator
Florida Department of Health in Orange County

 

Robert Maglievaz
Environmental Administrator
Florida Department of Health in Volusia County
PO Box 9190
Daytona Beach, FL 32120


T:  407-251-2630
Email:
david.overfield@flhealth.gov


T:  386-736-5442
Email:
Robert.maglievaz@flhealth.gov

 

Health Equity

  

Chair: 
Leslie P. Ahonkhai, MA
Assistant County Health Department Director
Florida Department of Health in Orange County
6101 Lake Ellenor Drive
Orlando, Florida 32809
T: 407-858-1400 x1431
Email: 
Leslie.ahonkhai@flhealth.gov

Health Informatics & Information Technology

Chris Collinge

 

Chair:  
Chris Collinge
IT Director
Department of Health in Orange County
6101 Lake Ellenor Drive
Orlando, FL 32809


T: 407-858-1400 
Email: 
Chris.collinge@flhealth.gov

Oral Health


Chair:
Karen Hodge, RDH, MHSc

Dental Hygienist, School Sealant Coordinator
Department of Health in Pinellas
12420 130th Avenue

N. Largo, FL 33774                 

T:  727-588-4040 ext. 3135
Cell: 727-773-5367
Email: 
karen.hodge@flhealth.gov

 

Public Health Leadership

 

       

Chair:  

Mark S. Lander, MS

Administrator

Columbia and Hamilton County Health Departments

State of Florida Department of Health
       


T: 
Email: mark.lander@flhealth.gov


 

Public Health Nursing 

 


Chair:
Linda Lacomb-Williams BSN, MPH

P.O. Box 1491
Valrico, FL 33595-1491
                
Vice-Chair:       

Bobbie Thackeray BSN

T:  813-431-6375
Email: 
lacombwilliams@aol.com

       

T:  813-833-0799
Email: 
bthackeray@verizon.net

Students (full-time) 
Chair: 
Brittany Frasier  
 
  Student rep to Membership Committee: 
Jessica Weissman  
 
  Student rep to Legislative Committee: 
Chintan Bhatt
 
  Student rep to Social Media Committee:  
Ari Hozman
 
      
     
 

Board Coordinator:
Allison Rapp
Site Director, Healthy Community Tampa
5420 W. Cypress Street
Tampa, FL 33607

 



           
T: 813-470-0518
Email: allisonrapp@ofl.org 
 

 STANDING COMMITTEES

 

 Academics

 

Julie Merten, PhD, MCHES
Brooks College of Health, Dept. of Public Health
One University Drive
Jacksonville, FL 32224-2645
T: 904-620-1025
Email: 
jmerten@unf.edu:

 Auditing 

 

 

Sherry Duncan

Florida Department of Health in Putnam County

2801 Kennedy St.
Palatka, FL 32177
    

T:  386-326-3263

Fax: 386-326-3351                                       
Email:  Sherry.Duncan@flhealth.gov 
     

 Awards & Scholarships

 

Lori Jordahl, MBA, HA
Florida Department of Health in Miami-Dade County
1350 N. W. 14th Street
Miami, FL 33125

T: 305-575-5435
F: 305-547-1432
Cell: 305-3225-3482
Email:
Lori.Jordahl@flhealth.gov

 Educational Conference
 Planning

Jennifer Waskovich MS, RD/LD
Senior Human Services Program Manager
Florida Department of Health in Hillsborough County
Nutrition/WIC Division
2002 E. 26th Ave.
Tampa, FL 33605 

T: 813-307-8015 x 7425
Fax: 813-272-5408

Email:
Jennifer.waskovich@flhealth.gov

Continuing Education

 

T: 
F: 
Email:
          
     

 Exhibits

 

 

Berry Bennett MPH
       


       

 

T: 
Email:Berry.bennett@flhealth.gov





       

 

   
Poster Session

Mary P. Martinasek PhD, CPH, CHES, AE-C
Public Health Program
Department of Health Sciences and Human Performance
College of Natural and Health Sciences
University of Tampa
Box 30F
401 W. Kennedy Blvd.
Tampa, FL 33606

     

T: 813-257-5037   
Email:
mmartinasek@ut.edu

 Silent Auction

Yvonne Salfinger, MS
1488 Madison Street, #501
Denver, CO 80206

T:  904-233-6710
Email:
 yhale@aol.com

 Finance


           

    

Brenda Brown 

Sr. Public Health Services Manager
Florida Department of Health
Columbia & Hamilton Counties 

 

T: 386-758-1363
Email: 
Brenda.Brown@flhealth.gov    

 

 

       

 Legislative

             

 


               

Sandon S. Speedling, MHS, CPM
Acting County Health Officer
Florida Department of Health in Jackson County
4979 Healthy Way
Marianna, Florida 32446    
     

 

 

T: 850-526-2412 ext. 107
Cell:  850-596-2938

Email:
Sandon.Speedling@flhealth.gov 

 
 Membership
Ethel Edwards, MPH, RN, BSN



     
T: 954-934-7023
Email:
woly9848@gmail.com    
     

 Nominating
     
           
     

Chair: 
Shannon Hughes ASQ-CQIA, CPM
Chief, Bureau of Tobacco Free Florida (CTFF)
Florida Department of Health
(Physical address:  2585 Merchant's Row, Room 345P)
4052 Bald Cypress Way, C-23
Tallahassee, FL 32399-1743
                      

 

T: 850-245-4050
Email:

Shannon.hughes@flhealth.gov

 Social Media
        
          

Chair:
Atalie Ashely West, MPH, CPH
Assistant Director, Research Programs and Services
Florida Center for Nursing
University of Central Florida
12424 Research Parkway, Suite 220
Orlando, FL 32826

             
              

 

T: 407-823-2290
Email:
atalie.ashleywest@ucf.edu
             

 

 

 APPOINTED COMMITTEES

 
 Historian E. Russell Jackson, MPH, MA T: 904-272-2165
Email:  russ.jackson518@gmail.com
 Parliamentarian Robert Maglievaz
Environmental Administrator
Florida Department of Health in Volusia County
PO Box 9190
Daytona Beach, FL 32120

T: 386-736-5442 
Email:  
Robert.maglievaz@flhealth.gov
           

 

Policy & White Papers

 

 

T: 
F:
Email:
              

 Regional Meetings 


 Strategic Planning

Lynne Drawdy, Master Examiner

1567 Sugarwood Circle
Winter Park, FL 32792 

T: 407-650-4031 xt 235

F: 407-318-3288

C: 407-928-1288

Email: ldrawdy@centurylink.net 

 Florida Public Health Reviews
Journal Editor

 

 

 

 

 

          
Robert J. McDermott, PhD
Prevention Research Center
Fellow 
Florida Prevention Research Center        
        

 

 

Mary P. Martinasek PhD, CPH, CHES, AE-C
Public Health Program
Department of Health Sciences and Human Performance
College of Natural and Health Sciences
University of Tampa
Box 30F
401 W. Kennedy Blvd.
Tampa, FL 33606

               

T: 813-431-2200        

Email:rmcdermo@verizon.net

 

 

       

 

T: 813-257-5037   
Email:
mmartinasek@ut.edu

 Student Liaison

 

Allison Rapp
Site Director, Health Community Tampa
Special Olympics Florida
5420 W. Cypress Street
Tampa, FL 33607-1706

 

T: 813-470-0518
Email:  allisonrapp@sofl.org

 

 

 ORGANIZATIONS/LIAISONS

 
 University of South  
 Florida,
 College of Public Health


 

Adewale Troutman, MD, MPH, MA

Dir. & Prof. of PH Leadership & Practice

USF-College of Public Health

13201 Bruce B. Downs Blvd., MDC56

Tampa, FL 33612

 

T: 813-974-4867

F: 813-974-7190

Email:  atroutm1@health.usf.edu
 University of South Florida,
 College of Pharmacy



Angela S. Garcia, PharmD, MPH, CPh
Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacotherapeutics and Clinical Research
University of South Florida College of Pharmacy
12901 Bruce B. Downs Blvd, MDC 30
Tampa, FL 33612-4749

T: 813-974-8465
Fax: 813-905-9890
Email: angelagarcia@health.usf.edu

 University of North 
 Florida,
 Brooks College of
 Health
       
           

        

UNF Student Liaison 

 

       
       
         

Julie Williams Merten, PhD, MCHes
University of North Florida
Brooks College of Health
Department of Public Health
One UNF Drive
Jacksonville, FL 32224-2645

      

 

 

 



T: 904-620-1025
F: 
Email: 
jmerten@unf.edu

 





       

 Florida A&M University,
 Institute of Public  
 Health

 

 

Cynthia Harris, PhD, DABT

Director and Associate Professor

Florida A&M University
Institute of Public Health
Science Research Center, Room 207E
Tallahassee, FL 32307       
 

T: 850-599-8655

F: 850-599-8830

Email: cynthia.harris@famu.edu

 FAMU Student Liaison  
     
 
     

 Rollins College Center for   
 Health Innovation


       
                         

         

Chet Evans, MS, DPM, FACFAS
Executive Director
Rollins College Center for Health Innovation
Hamilton Holt School
203 E. Lyman Ave.
Winter Park, FL 32789
  

 
T: 407-646-2331   
Email: 
caevans@rollins.edu

Florida International University

       

 

 

  

H. Virginia McCoy, Ph.D., Professor
PhD Coordinator
Department of Health Promotion and Disease Prevention
Robert Stempel College of Public Health and Social Work
11200 SW 8th Street, Miami, FL 33199

Director, Public
 Health Training Center of South Floridahttp://phtcsfl.fiu.edu/                            

 

 

T: 305-348-2620
F: 305-348-0506
Email: mccoyh@fiu.edu

 

 
University of Tampa

Mary P. Martinasek PhD, CPH, CHES, AE-C
Public Health Program
Department of Health Sciences and Human Performance
College of Natural and Health Sciences
University of Tampa
Box 30F        

401 W. Kennedy Blvd.
Tampa, FL 33606

T:  813-257-5037
Email: 
MMartinasek@ut.edu

 

 
Florida State University

 

Leslie M. Beitsch, MD, JD

Florida State University,

College of Medicine
Center for Medicine and Public Health

1115

W. Call Street
Tallahassee, FL 32306-4300    
   

Alan Rowan, MPA, DrPH
Faculty and Assistant Program Director
Master of Public Health Program
230 Bellamy Building
PO Box 3062161
Florida State University
Tallahassee, FL 32306-2160

 

T: 850-645-1830

F: 850-645-2859

Email: les.beitsch@med.fsu.edu

 

 

       

 

 

T: 850-645-8741

F: 850-645-4981

Email: arowan@fsu.edu

 Nova Southeastern
 University
     

 

           
 


T: 

Email:  

 

 

 

 University of Florida
Elizabeth (Liz) Wood, MPH
Public Health Community Outreach Coordinator
College of Public Health and Health Professionals
University of Florida
PO Box 100182
Gainesville, FL 32610-1082         

T:  352-273-6084
F:  352-273-6199
Email: 
liz07@phhp.ufl.edu 

 

 

UF Student Liaison

  

 


     
Stetson University
Laura H. Gunn, PhD
Associate Professor of Public Health (Biostatistics)
Program Director of Public Health
Stetson University
421 N. Woodland Blvd.
Deland, FL 32723
T:  386-822-7443
Email: 
lgunn@stetson.edu

 University of Central 
 Florida

          

 

Thomas Wan, PhD, MHS
Professor, Research Associate Dean        

Doctoral Program in Public Affairs, Dean's Office, International Committee

Orlando, FL
 

 

T:   407-823-3678

Email: Thomas.wan@ucf.edu

 University of West
 Florida     

 

 

         

 

 

 

Justice Mbizo, DrPH
Director, Master of Public Health Program
School of Allied Health and Life Sciences
University of West Florida
11000 University Parkway
Building 58, Room # 05
Pensacola, Fl. 32514      

 

 

Denice Curtis, DDS, DHSc, MPH
Master of Public Health Program

University of West Florida
11000 University Parkway
Building 38, Room #133
Pensacola, FL 32514

 

         

 

 

 

 

T: 850-474-2650
F:  850-474-2173
Email:
jmbizo@uwf.edu
http://www.uwf.edu/sahls/masters-ph





T: 850-474-3467
F: 850-474-2173
Email: dcurtis@uwf.edu

 

 Barry University

 

 
 Florida Association of County Health  Officers (FACHO)

Belinda Johnson-Cornett 
Florida Department of Health in
 Osceola County

                                   
               

T: 

Email: Belinda.Johnson-Cornett@flhealth.gov

 Florida Medical
 Association
123 S. Adams Street
PO Box 10269
Tallahassee, FL 32302

T: 850-224-6496

F: 850-224-7569

Email:

Website: www.fmaonline.org
 Florida Nurses
 Association
 

Debbie Hogan, RN, MPH

Senior Community Health Nursing Supervisor,

Community Immunization Services

Florida Department of Health Palm Beach County

1050

W. 15th St.
Riviera Beach, FL. 33404        

 

 

T: 561-840-4568

Cell:  561-662-1940

Email: Deborah.Hogan@flhealth.gov
 Florida Environmental
 Health Association

Robert Maglievaz MSPH  
Florida Department of Health in Volusia County

 

 

   

 

T: 386-736-5442        

Email: Robert.Maglievaz@flhealth.gov             

 Florida Dietetic
 Association
      

 

     
       

 

 

 Florida AHEC Network  

Barbara Richardson, PhD, RN

UF-AHEC

2750-102 NW 43rd Street
P. O. Box 100008
Gainesville, FL 32610-0008
 

T: 352-273-8530

F: 352-392-1022

Email: berich@ufl.edu
 Florida Correctional
 Medical Authority
 

Murdina Campbell, MSW   

4052 Bald Cypress Way, Bin A4
Tallahassee, FL 32399
 

T: 850-245-4581

F:  850-245-4584

Email: Murdina.Campbell@flhealth.gov
 Suwannee River AHEC

Sarah Catalanotto, Executive Director
14646 NW 151st Blvd.
Alachua, FL 32615

       

T:  386-462-1551
F:  386-462-1601
Email: 
sarahc@srahec.org 

 Florida Institute for 
 Health  Innovation


Roderick M. King, MD, MPH, FAAP
Executive Director        
2701 N. Australian Ave.
Suite 204
West Palm Beach, FL 33407

           

 


T: 561-838-444
F: 561-838-4485
         

 Florida Association of County Health
 Department Business 
 Managers, Inc.
       

 

                

Udgit Mehta, MBA

Administrative Service Director II

President- Florida Association of County Health Department Business Administrators, Inc

Florida Sterling Examiner

Florida Department of Health in Lake County

P.O. Box 1305

Tavares, FL 32778

     
       

 

             

T: 352-589-6424 x 2236

Cell -352-250-7107

F: 352-589-6492

Email:  Udgit.mehta@flhealth.gov

         
      
       
 Legal/Legislative  Consultant
 

Christopher L. Nuland, JD

1000 Riverside Avenue, #115

Jacksonville, FL 32204
 

T: 904-355-1555

F: 904-355-1585

Email: nulandlaw@aol.com         
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