Find a Videoconference Site Near You

As sites register for the Videoconference, they will be listed on this page, along with contact information. The following satellite downlink sites have registered to date:

Newly-registered sites not yet listed below

Find your state


If you do not find a site near you, contact your nearest college, university, or health organization, and encourage them to become a downlink site.   There is no site fee this year.  To be a site, an organization must have a settable antenna that can receive satellite SBS6 ku-band (SBS6 is located at 74 degrees) and must designate someone to serve as a site facilitator.


Guide to the Videoconference web pages
Videoconference announcement
Overview of the Videoconference
Videoconference agenda and speakers
Information for satellite downlink sites
Information for site facilitators
Return to the Minority Health home page 

  • AL (Auburn):   Alabama Cooperative Extension System - Extension Communications
    220F Duncan Hall, Auburn University, Auburn, AL 36849, Duncan Hall
    Andrea Benton,
    Kathleen Tajeu,, 334-844-2201, 334-844-5354 (fax)

  • AL (Birmingham):   UAB School of Dentistry
    1919 7th Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35294, TV Studio
    (Not open to the public)
    Ananda P. Dasanayake,, 205-934-4335, 205-975-6773 (fax)

  • AL (Montgomery):   Alabama Department of Public Health
    Viewing location: Alabama Dept. of Public Health,RSA Tower, Suite 1010,201 Monroe Street
    Site facilitator: Gwen Lipscomb,, 334-206-5396, 334-206-5434 (fax)       (Return to state look-up table)

  • AR (Forrest City):   Area IX Health Office
    Large Conference Room
    Site facilitator: Nancy Krutsch,, 870-633-6812, fax: 870-633-0158

  • AR (Little Rock):   Arkansas Department of Health
    Viewing location: Pulaski Co. Health Unit, 30
    Site facilitator: Phyllis Ann Willis,, 501-661-2102, 501-661 -2300 (fax)

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  • AZ (Phoenix):   Arizona Department of Health Services
    Viewing location: ADHS, 6/12-6/14 in Rm 309, 6/15 & 6/16 in A & B
    Site facilitator: Beth Gagnon,

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  • CA (Bakersfield):   Kern County Department of Public Health, Bakersfield
    Carrie Marlane Hinde,, 661-868-0548, 661-868-0263 (fax)

  • CA (Berkeley):   California Department of Health Services--Berkeley
    Site facilitator: Janet Yuen,, 510/540-2381, 510/540-2650 (fax)

  • CA (Berkeley):   University of California Berkeley - School of Public Health
    140 Earl Warren Hall, MC 7360 (Auditorium: Media Services Office, 1 Pimentel Hall)
    Cheryl Lynn Johnson,, (510)643-2165, (510)643-5676 (fax)

  • CA (El Centro):   Imperial County Public Health Department
    Viewing location: Conference Room 10
    Site facilitator: Danila Vargas,, 760-339-4467 , 760-352-9933 (fax)

  • CA (Long Beach):   California State University Long Beach
    UTC Building 127, 1250 Bellflower Boulevard, Long Beach, CA 90840
    Site facilitator: Veronica Acosta-Deprez,, 562-985-7698, 562-985-2384 (fax)

  • CA (Los Angeles):   Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science
    Viewing location: King/Drew Magnet High School of Medicine and Science
    1621 120th St., Los Angeles CA 90059, room TBD
    Site facilitator: John Ahrens,, 323-357-3460, fax: 323-357-3477

  • CA (Riverside):   Riverside County Department of Public Health
    (Not open to the public)
    Site facilitator: Marjorie Franzen-Weiss, MPH, CHES,, 909-358-5497, 909-358-5446 (fax)

  • CA (Sacramento):   California Department of Health Services
    Viewing location: Continental Plaza, Emergency Operations Center
    Site facilitator: Dianna Z. Mack,, (916) 323-4791, (916) 445-5278 (fax)

  • CA (San Diego):   San Diego County Society for Public Health Education (SOPHE)
    Viewing location: County of San Diego Health Services Complex, Coronado Room
    Site facilitator: Christy Rosenberg,, 858-642-0306, 858-642-0306 (fax)

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  • CO (Denver):   AMC Cancer Research
    Viewing location: Colorado Dept. of Public Health, Telecom Room - First Floor
    Site facilitator: Mondi Mason,, 303/239-3489, 303/233/1863 (fax)

  • CO (Denver):   Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment - CO Women's Cancer Control Initiative
    Viewing location: 4300 Cherry Creek Drive South, Denver, CO 80246, Bldg. A-1
    Site facilitator: Deborah Ann Walkington,, 303-692-2537, fax: 303-691-7721

  • CO (Fort Collins):   Colorado State University, President's Commission on Ethnic Diversity Issues
    Viewing location: Instructional Services Conference Room, Clark Building, A-73
    Site facilitator: Keith James, NOTE: Advance registration and confirmation required., 970-491-2265 (fax)

  • CO (Greeley):   University of Northern Colorado
    Viewing location: Gunter Hall, 1120 (Dean's Conference Room)
    Site facilitator: Alma Azama, 970-351-1937, fax: 970-351-2377

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  • CT (Hartford):   Department of Public Health
    Conference Room 1C (REVISION - this site is now OPEN to the public)
    Site facilitator: Kevin Sullivan,, 860-509-7270, fax: 860-509-7286

  • CT (Bridgeport):   Southwestern Area Health Education Center at Housatonic Community College, Bridgeport (room A101)
    Registration fee: none (as of 5/17/2000)
    Robin Florence Tousey-Ayers,, 203-332-5215, 203-332-5198 (fax)

  • CT (New Haven):   Yale School of Medicine
    (Not open to the public)
    Carroll Dawn,, 203-785-6245, 203-785-4989 (fax)

  • CT (West Hartford):   CT Association of Directors of Health
    Viewing location: various locations around CT, various locations
    Site facilitator: Marita Shurkus,, 860-919-5711, 860-523-3180 (fax)

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  • DC (Washington):   Howard University Cancer Center
    Site facilitator: Cherie Spencer,, 202-865-5399, 202-667-1686 (fax)

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  • DE (Dover):   Delaware Division of Public Health
    Viewing location: Williams State Service Center, 2nd floor conference room
    (Not open to public)
    Site facilitator: Mawuna Gardessey,, 302-739-4700, 302-739-3008 (fax)

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  • FL (Gainesville):   University of Florida, College of Health and Human Performance, Department of Health Science Education
    Viewing location: Florida GYM, Room 15
    Site facilitator: Delores James,, 352-392-0583 (ext 276), fax: 352-392-1909

  • FL (Jacksonville):   Duval County Health Department
    515 W. 6th Street, Room 206, Smith Auditorium
    Veda D Stukes, veda_stukes@DOH.STATE.FL.US, 904-630-3384, 904-359-2667 (fax)

  • FL (Miami):   University of Miami School of Medicine / Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center
    Please note: Since seating is limited in some of the locations, registration is required. Please register by June 1, 2000 with Remonia Green (305-243-3001 or to reserve your seat.
    Site facilitator: Jill Mackinnon,, 305-243-4600, 305 243-4871 (fax)

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  • GA (Athens):   University of Georgia, Department of Health Promotion and Behavior
    Viewing location: 310 Ramsey Center
    Site Facilitator: Pamela Orpinas,, 706-542-4370, fax: 706-542-4956

  • GA (Atlanta):   Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
    Viewing location open to the public, no CDC/IS Training application required (please register in HRMO/ODB/Koger Stanford Building):
    • June 12, 13, 14 & 16 - Koger Center, Stanford Building, 2960 Brandywine Road (room will be displayed in lobby)
    • June 15 - Koger Center, Colgate Building, 2920 Brandywine Road (room will be displayed in lobby)
    Mardic Johnson,, 770-488-1714, 770-488-1946 (fax)

    Additional viewing location (not open to the public):
    Office on Smoking and Health, Koger-Rhodes, 3005 Chamblee Tucker Rd, Atlanta 30341
    Koger-Rhodes (6/12-Rm 4029, 6/13-Rm 1052, 6/14-Rm 4029, 6/16-Rm 1052)
    Alyssa Easton,, 770-488-5106, 770-488-5848 (fax)

  • GA (Marietta):   The Cobb County Board of Health
    (Not open to the public)
    Site facilitator: Vonda I. Carmichael,, (770) 514-2469, (770) 514-2811 (fax)

  • GA (Valdosta):   Valdosta State University Continuing Education
    Viewing location: Regional Center for Continuing Education, Room 222
    Registration fee $20, $5 student
    Site facilitator: Suzanne Marie Ewing,, 912-245-6484, 912-333-5397 (fax)

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  • IA (Des Moines):   Des Moines University-Osteopathic med. Center
    Site facilitator: Walter Herman Milne,, 515-271-1565, 515-271-7020 (fax)

  • IA (Iowa City):   The University of Iowa College of Public Health
    Viewing location: North Hall, Room 103
    Site facilitator: Laurie Marie Walkner,, 319-335-6836, 319-335-8814 (fax)

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  • ID (Idaho Falls):   District 7 Health Department
    Site facilitator: Lisa A. Keating,, 208.522.0310, 208.525.7063 (fax)

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  • IL (Chicago):   University of Illinois at Chicago School of Public Health
    Viewing location: University of Illinois College of Pharmacy, Rm 134-3
    Site facilitator: Selena Evette Smith,, 312/413-4288, 312/996-1374 (fax)

  • IL (Moline):   Black Hawk College
    Registration fee
    Site facilitator: Kim Armstrong,, 309-796-1311 x1209, 309-792-8127 (fax)

  • IL (Peoria):   Peoria City/County Health Department
    (Not open to the public)
    Site facilitator: Hla Phone,, 309-679-6000, 309-679-6609 (fax)

  • IL (Rockford):   Winnebago County Health Department
    Viewing location: 401 Division Street, Rockford, IL 61104 (Commons)
    Site facilitator: Virginia L Jones,, (815)962-5092 Ext 274, fax: (815)962-4203

  • IL (Springfield):   Illinois Department of Public Health
    Viewing location: Illinois Department of Public Health, Director's Conference Room - 5th Floor
    Site facilitator: Doris Turner,, 217/782-4977, 217/782-3987 (fax)

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  • IN (Elkhart):   Elkhart County Health Department
    Viewing location: 608 Oakland, Elkhart, IN 46516 (1st Floor Conference Room)
    Site facilitator: John Paul Frybort,, 219-523-2116, fax: 219-523-2158

  • IN (Gary):   Ivy Tech State College Northwest-Health & Human Services Division
    Viewing location: Multipurpose Room, C 123
    Site facilitator: Socorro Maria Roman,, (219) 981-4412, (219) 981-4415 (fax)

  • IN (Indianapolis):   Indiana State Department of Health
    Site facilitator: Gloria Webster-French,, 317 233-7596, 317 233-7001 (fax)

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  • KS (Hays):   Hays Medical Center
    (Not open to the public)
    Site facilitator: Linda Sue Frazier,, 785-625-5663, 785-625-4005 (fax)

  • KS (Kansas City):   University of Kansas School of Medicine, Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in Medicine
    Kathleen Fuller, PhD,, 913-588-5613, 913-588-8890 (fax)

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  • LA (New Orleans):   Louisiana State University Health Sciences Ctr
    2025 Gravier Street, Suite 613, 1st Floor Auditorium of Medical School
    Judy Leigh Jones,, (504) 568-5201, (504) 568-4448 (fax)

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  • MA (Boston):   Boston Public Health Commission
    1010 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston MA 02118 (2 East Conference Room)
    Please note that since Friday, June 16, 2000 is a city holiday, this site will carry the Videoconference only on Monday-Thursday.
    Kenyia Elisa-McLaren,, 617-534-9590, 617-534-2365 (fax)
    Please call (617) 534-9590 to register.

  • MA (Boston):   Boston University School of Public Health
    715 Albany St., Boston MA 02118
    Rob Schadt,, 617-638-5039, 617-638-5299 (fax)

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  • MD (Baltimore):   Morgan State University Public Health Program
    Site facilitator: Rena Boss-Victoria,, 443-885-4042

  • MD (Baltimore):   UMB School of Social Work (Not open to the public)
    Site facilitator: Harry DeBusk,, 410-706-7232, 410-706-6046 (fax)

  • MD (Hyattsville):   National Center for Health Statistics
    Viewing location: Auditorium
    Site facilitator: Audrey Burwell

  • MD (Silver Spring):   Johnson, Bassin & Shaw Incorporated
    Viewing location: 8630 Fenton Street, 12th Floor
    Site facilitator: Ron McBee,

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  • ME (Augusta):   Maine Bureau of Health
    151 Capitol Street/11 State House Station
    Maine State Library Ad-Media, 307
    (Not open to the public)
    Barbara Durand,, 207-287-5388, 207-287-4631 (fax)

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  • MI (Ann Arbor):   Michigan Center for Urban African American Aging Research
    Viewing location: Rm. 1230 University of Michigan School of Nursing, Room 1230
    Site facilitator: Dale C. Jerome,

  • MI (Monroe):   Monroe County/MSU Extension
    963 South Raisinville Road, Extension Learning Center
    Brenda J. Reau,, 734-240-3175, 734-240-3183 (fax)

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  • MN (St. Paul):   Minnesota Department of Health
    Lou Fuller,

  • MN (Minneapolis):   University of Minnesota School of Public Health
    Dean's Office, Box 197 Mayo, 420 Delaware St. SE (Murphy Hall, Auditorium [Room 130])
    Jeanne Ellen Freiburg,, 612-625-7625, 612-626-6931 (fax)

  • MN (Saint Paul):   Saint Paul-Ramsey County Public Health
    Viewing location: Government Center West, Room 6A
    Site facilitator: Sharon Lynch,, 651-266-2505, 651-266-2593 (fax)

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  • MO (Cape Girardeau):   Southeast Missouri State University
    Viewing location: Dempster Hall, Room 241
    Site facilitator: Joni Parrent,

  • MO (Columbia):   University of Missouri
    Tammy Parris,

  • MO (Columbia):   University Outreach and Extension
    Viewing location: TBA
    Registration fee
    Site facilitator: Julie N. Middleton,, 573-882-3407, 573-882-2595 (fax)

  • MO (Jefferson City):   Missouri Department of Health
    Registration fee
    Site facilitator: Nancy Bush,, 573/751-6058, 573/522-6263 (fax)

  • MO (Kirksville):   University of Missouri Outreach and Extension
    Viewing location: Kirksville Telecommunications Community Resource Center, Room TBA
    Site facilitator: Ann Marie Kuchinski,, 660-665-9866, 660-665-9876 (fax)

  • MO (Poplar Bluff):   Poplar Bluff Telecommunication Community Resource Center
    Viewing location: Three Rivers Community College, 206 Tinnin Fine Arts Center
    Registration fee $25
    Site facilitator: Beverly Blackwell,, 573-840-9450, 573-840-9456 (fax)

  • MO (St. Louis):   Saint Louis University School of Public Health
    321 N. Spring Ave., St. Louis MO 63108
    Darcell P. Scharff,, 314-977-4009, 314-977-4016 (fax)

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  • MS (Jackson):   Mississippi State Department Of Health
    Viewing location: Department of Health, 570 East Woodrow Wilson, Room #214
    (Not open to the public)
    Site facilitator: Michelle A. Mangum,, (601)576-7940, (601)576-7778 (fax)

  • North Carolina through Wyoming       (Return to state look-up table)

Newly-registered sites not yet listed above


Guide to the Videoconference website
Videoconference announcement
Videoconference materials
Overview of the Videoconference
Objectives, location, intended audience, policies
Videoconference agenda and speakers
Information for satellite downlink sites
Information for site facilitators
Attend the Videoconference at the UNC School of Public Health in Chapel Hill   (Register now)
Videoconference staff
Credits, acknowledgements, sponsorship
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