Department of Health Phone Directory

Office of the Commissioner: Corning Tower, Empire State Plaza, Albany, NY 12237
518-474-2011 Commissioner McDonald, James V. MD, MPH
518-474-2011 Executive Assistant to the Commissioner Brazzell, Sarah
Calicchia, Gina
518-474-2011 First Deputy Commissioner & Chief Medical Officer Heslin, Gene, M.D.
518-474-2011 Acting Chief of Staff Berhaupt, Maclain
518-474-2011 Executive Deputy Commissioner Morne, Johanne
518-474-2011 Senior Advisor Vacant
Office of Health Equity & Human Rights: Corning Tower, Empire State Plaza, Albany, NY 12237
212-417-4498 Acting Deputy Commissioner Kim, Tina
212-417-4498 Deputy Director Vacant
212-417-4498 Director, Health Equity Impact Assessment Unit Akanbi, Olutomisin
518-702-6807 Director, Diversity Equity and Inclusion Stone, Cord Ed.D., MPA
212-417-4498 Director, Gun Violence Prevention Thomas, Calliana
518-474-2180 Director, Minority Health and Health Disparities Prevention Alvarado-Little, Wilma
Office of Aging & Long-Term Care: Corning Tower, Empire State Plaza, Albany, NY 12223-1555
518-408-1828 Deputy Commissioner Herbst, Adam
518-408-1833 Director, Division of Policy and Resource Development Furnish, Mark
Division of Administration: Corning Tower, Empire State Plaza, Albany, NY 12237
518-474-8565 Acting Deputy Commissioner for Administration Ruby, Andrew
518-473-4263 Director, Fiscal Management Group Vacant
518-473-3394 Director, Human Resource Management Group McCarroll, Karen
518-474-4398 Acting Director, Bureau of Employee Relations & Staff Development Capullo, Christina
518-486-1812 Director, Bureau of Personnel Management Stein, Alejandra
518-474-6936 Director, Operations Management Group DiPrima, Jessica
518-473-0525 Director, Internal Audit Fiore, Melissa
Division of Legal Affairs: Corning Tower, Empire State Plaza, Albany, NY 12237
518-474-7553 General Counsel Marks, Kathy
518-402-0748 Director, Bureau of Adjudication Bordeaux, Natalie
518-473-1707 Director, Bureau of Administrative Hearings Fleischer, Mark
518-473-4631 Director, Bureau of Litigation Lawrence, Kerry-Ann
518-474-8266 Chief Counsel, Professional Medical Conduct Unit Weintraub, Henry
518-474-8734 Records Access Officer Harvey, David
518-474-7553 Deputy General Counsel Cartier, Susan
518-473-3233 Director, Bureau of Program Counsel Sheridan, Mandy
518-473-3818 Ethics Officer Moore, Jennifer
518-406-1627 Director, Criminal History Record Check Barra, Daryl
518-473-4284 Director, Bureau of Investigations Giovannetti, Joseph
Office of External Affairs: Corning Tower, Empire State Plaza, Albany, NY 12237
518-473-1124 Associate Commissioner, Office of External Affairs Miller, Sam
518-473-1124 Assistant Commissioner for Government Relations Sogut, Mischa
518-473-9992 Director, Office of Government Relations Katz, Nichole
518-474-8009 Deputy Director for Council Operations Reish, Filomena
518-473-8007 Deputy Director for Executive Correspondence Hauley, Margaret
518-474-2043 x.2 Assistant Commissioner, Public Affairs Group (PAG) Kotary, Kyle
518-474-8431 Acting Director, BMCC, PAG Bourgeois, Stephanie
518-474-2043 x.2 Director Communications/Press, PAG Vacant
518-474-2043 x.2 Deputy Director, Communications/Press, PAG Biggs, Alicia
518-474-2043 x.2 Deputy Director, Social Media, PAG Vacant
518-474-2043 x.2 Deputy Director, Website, PAG Kidalowski, Stefan
518-474-2043 x.2 Deputy Director, Multimedia Services, PAG Wren, Michael
Office of Health Insurance Programs: One Commerce Plaza, Albany, NY 12210-2820
518-474-3018 Deputy Commissioner, Office of Health Insurance Programs, NYS Medicaid Director Bassiri, Amir
518-474-8646 Medicaid Deputy Director, Office of Health Insurance Programs Ogborn, Michael
518-474-6350 CFO & Director, Division of Finance and Rate Setting Vacant
518-474-3018 Medicaid Chief Operating Officer, Office of Health Insurance Programs Lothrop, Amanda
518-473-0564 Director, Division of Health Plan Contracting and Oversight Bick, Jonathan
518-474-0180 Director, Division of Eligibility and Marketplace Integration Sbrana, Lisa
518-473-0919 Director, Division of Program Development and Management Schell-Guy, Trisha
518-457-5674 Director, Division of Operations and Systems Britton, Todd
518-474-8646 Director, Alternative Payment Methodolgies Hurteau, Darcie
518-486-5386 Director, Division of Employee and Program Support Hrazdina, Geza
518-473-0919 Pharmacy Director, Division of Program and Data Management Leonard, Kimberly
518-473-0919 Medical Director, Division of Medical and Dental Directors Fish, Douglas MD
518-474-4180 Director, Division of Data Services and Analytics (DDSA) Asimakopoulos, Nicholas
518-486-6855 Director, Division of Communications Goldstein, Marci
518-474-8646 Director, Strategic Operations and Planning Hajiani, Selena
Office of Quality and Patient Safety: Corning Tower, Empire State Plaza, Albany, NY 12237
518-486-6865 Director, Office of Quality and Patient Safety Schettine, Anne
518-486-6865 Deputy Director, Office of Quality and Patient Safety Cogan, Lindsay
518-486-6865 Director of Strategic Planning, Office of Quality and Patient Safety Oliver, Dan
518-408-8459 Chief Medical Officer, Office of Quality and Patient Safety Osinaga, Alda M.D.
518-486-9012 Director, Center for Applied Research and Evaluation Josberger, Raina
518-486-9012 Deputy Director, Center for Applied Research and Evaluation Ledneva, Tatiana
518-408-8459 Director and Chief Medical officer, Clinical Center Osinaga, Alda M.D.
518-408-8459 Medical Director, Clinical Center Efferen, Linda M.D.
518-474-5423 Director, Division of Health Data Innovation Kirkwood, James
518-474-5423 Deputy Director, Center for Health Data Innovation Helbig, Natalie
518-473-8291 Director, Administrative Services Ruchel, Kimberly
518-474-5423 Technical Director, Center For Health Data Innovation Le, Linh
Office of Health Information Management: Corning Tower, Empire State Plaza, Albany, NY 12237
518-474-8565 Chief Health Information Officer Vacant
518-474-8565 Deputy Director, Office of Health Information Management Vacant
Office of Primary Care & Health Systems Management: Corning Tower, Empire State Plaza, Albany, NY 12237
518-408-1828 Deputy Commissioner, Primary Care & Health Systems Management Morley, John, Dr.
518-485-9914 Director, Center for Health Care Provider Services and Oversight Hennessey, Mark
518-486-9177 Director, Administrative, Management Services Group Vandervoordt, Ryan
518-402-0967 Director, Division of Health Facility Planning Vacant
518-402-1539 Director, Data Management, Analysis and Research Group Wang, Ying
518-408-1828 Deputy Director Treacy, Jennifer
Office of Public Health: Corning Tower, Empire State Plaza, Albany, NY 12237
518-473-0771 Deputy Commissioner, Office of Public Health Bauer, Ursula PhD, MPH
518-473-0771 Deputy Director, Office of Public Health Trolio, Laura
518-402-2428 Director, Grants Administration Conner, Meredith
518-474-2893 Director, Office of Health Emergency Preparedness Primeau, Michael J
518-473-4223 Director, Office of Public Health Practice Vacant
518-473-4959 Director, Public Health Informatics and Project Management Office Johnson, Geraldine
AIDS Institute: Corning Tower, Empire State Plaza, Albany, NY 12237
518-473-8778 Director, AIDS Institute Kerwin, Joseph E, MS
212-417-4536 Medical Director, Office of the Medical Director Gonzalez, Charles D, M.D.
212-417-5500 Director, AI MARO Executive Office Edwards, Joan
518-474-5577 Deputy Director, Drug User Health, Administration & Health Workforce White, Valerie
518-473-8484 Deputy Director, Epidemiology, Surveillance
and Outbreak Response
Rajulu, Deepa
518-473-0586 Deputy Director, HIV, STI, HCV Prevention and
Health Care Services
Harris, Julie
212-417-4697 Director, Division of HIV/ STD/ Hep C Prevention Oguagha, Nkechi
518-486-1383 Director, Office of Medicaid Policy and Health
Care Financing
Levey, Wendy
518-473-3379 Director, Division of Epidemiology, Evaluation and Partner Services Vacant
518-473-3379 Associate Director, Division of Epidemiology, Evaluation and Partner Services Bogucki, Kathleen
518-473-8815 Deputy Director, Office of the Medical Director Vacant
518-459-1641 Director, Office of Uninsured Care Programs Vara, Julie
518-474-8404 Director, Office of Grants and Data Management Fuller, John
518-473-8427 Director, Division of HIV and Hepatitis Health Care San Antonio-Gaddy, Mara L
518-473-2903 Director, Office of Planning and Community Affairs Hagos, Karen
212-417-4770 Director, Office of Drug User Health Clear, Allan
518-473-7238 Director, Office of Administration and Contract Management Caola, Leah
518-474-7238 Director, AI Center for Program development, Implementation Research & Evaluatio Tesoriero, James
518-474-3598 Director, Office of Sexual Health & Epidemiology Malloy, Rachel, PhD, MPH
518-473-3802 Director, Office of LGBTQ Services Pannell, Kraig
212-417-4707 Director, Office of Population Health and Prevention Programs Vacant
518-486-1412 Director, Office of Criminal Justice Services Cook, Richard
Center for Community Health: Corning Tower, Empire State Plaza, Albany, NY 12237
518-473-4371 Director, Center for Community Health O’Donnell, Travis
518-474-0512 Director, Division of Chronic Disease Prevention Wallace, Barbara, MD, MPH
518-474-4394 Director, Division of Epidemiology Lutterloh, Emily, MD, MPH
518-474-6968 Director, Division of Family Health Siegenthaler, Kristen, Ph.D
518-473-4371 Associate Director, Center for Community Health Timothy, Angella, RN, MPA, CPH
518-402-7090 Director, Division of Nutrition Dunkel, Jill
518-402-7090 Associate Director, Division of Nutrition Gildemeister, Amy
518-474-0512 Associate Director, Division of Chronic Disease Prevention Iverson, Rachel
518-474-4394 Associate Director, Division of Epidemiology Gallucci, Abigail
518-474-6968 Associate Director, Division of Family Health DeLorenzo, Emily
518-473-6968 Medical Director, Division of Family Health Kacica, Marilyn MD, MPH
Center for Environmental Health: Corning Tower, Empire State Plaza, Albany, NY 12237
518-402-7500 Director, Center for Environmental Health Ginsberg, Gary, Ph.D
518-402-7500 Deputy Director, Center for Environmental Health Lang, Daniel, MS, PG
518-402-7500 Director, Division of Environmental Health Assessment Vacant
518-402-7500 Strategic Operations Bush, Kathleen, Ph.D
518-402-7500 Director, Division of Environmental Health Protection Westerman, Christine
518-402-7530 Director, Education and Outreach Unit Gallinger, Gena
518-402-7500 Administrator, Center for Environmental Health Dorward, Susan
Vital Records: 800 North Pearl, Albany, NY 12204
518-474-5245 Assistant Director, Vital Records Ostrowski, Stephanie, Ph.D
855-322-1022 Copies of Birth, Death, Marriage Certificates  
Wadsworth Center: Biggs Laboratory, Empire State Plaza., Albany, Albany, NY 12201-0509
518-491-6760 Director, Wadsworth Center Peruski, Leonard, Ph.D
518-474-7592 Deputy Director, Wadsworth Center Chithalen, James, Ph.D
518-474-7161 Director, Division of Environmental Health Sciences Parson, Patrick, Ph.D
518-486-5797 Director, Division of Translational Medicine Agrawal, Rajendra, Ph.D
Wadsworth Center: Center for Medical Sciences, 150 New Scotland Ave., Albany, Albany, NY 12208
518-473-6079 Director, Division of Genetics Derbyshire, Keith, Ph.D
518-473-3424 Director, Division of Laboratory Quality Certification Symula, derek, Ph.D
Wadsworth Center: David Axelrod Institute, 120 New Scotland Ave., Albany, Albany, NY 12208
518-474-8660 Director, Division of Infectious Diseases McDonough, Kathleen, Ph.D.
Health Facilities Management: Corning Tower, Empire State Plaza, Albany, NY 12237
518-474-2772 Director, Health Facilities Management Ashe, Ryan
Institutional Review Board for the Protection of Human Subjects: Corning Tower, Empire State Plaza, Albany, NY 12237
518-474-8539 Institutional Review Board for the Protection of Human Subjects, Chair Stone, Robert R, Ph.D.
Office of Community Transitions: 875 Central Ave, Albany, NY 12206-1309
518-485-8781 Director
Buffalo
Western Regional Office: 584 Delaware Ave., Buffalo, NY 14202-1295
716-847-4500 Information  
716-847-4500 Associate Commissioner, Western Regional Office Toye, Patrick
716-847-4500 Assistant Regional Director, Western Regional Office Vacant
Canton
District Office: 58 Gouverneur St., Canton, NY 13617
315-386-1040 District Director, Canton District Office (Central Region) Sheppard, Ron
Central Islip
Field Office: 320 Carleton Ave., Central Islip, NY 11722
631-851-3080 Central Islip Office (Metropolitan Area Region)  
631-851-3657 Area Office Director, Central Islip Watts-Leach, Othma
Geneva
District Office: 624 Pre-Emption Rd., Geneva, NY 14456
315-789-3030 District Director,Geneva District Office (Western Region) Vaccaro, Michael
Glens Falls
District Office: 77 Mohican St., Glens Falls, NY 12801
518-793-3893 District Director, Glens Falls District Office (Capital Region) Bussert, Rebecca
Herkimer
District Office: 5665 State Route 5, Herkimer, NY 13350
315-866-6879 District Director, Herkimer District Office (Capital Region) Morse, Kathryn
Hornell
District Office: 107 Broadway, Hornell, NY 14843
607-324-8371 District Director, Hornell District Office (Western Region) Donovan, Michelle
Menands
Health Research, Inc.: Riverview Center, 150 Broadway, Menands, NY 12204
518-431-1204 Executive Director Mattox, Cheryl
Middletown
District Office: 50 North St., Monticello, NY 12701
845-794-2045 District Director, Monticello District Office Kalter, Andy
New Rochelle
Field Office: 145 Huguenot St., New Rochelle, NY 10801-5291
914-654-7007 New Rochelle Office (Metropolitan Area Region)  
914-654-7041 Operations Manager Matarasso, Victor
New York
Metropolitan Area/Regional Office: 90 Church St., New York, NY 10007-2919
212-417-4100 Information  
212-417-5550 Regional Director Johnson, Celeste M
212-417-5550 Deputy Director for Administration and Operations O'Donnell, Michael
Task Force Life and the Law: 90 Church St., New York, NY 10007-2919
212-417-5444 Executive Director  
Oneonta
District Office: 28 Hill St., Suite 327, Oneonta, NY 13820
607-432-3911 District Director, Oneonta District Office (Capital Region) Bartos, Ed
Rensselaer
School of Public Health: One University Place, Rensselaer, NY 12144-3455
518-402-0281 Dean, School of Public Health Gallant, Mary P, Ph.D., MPH
518-402-0281 Assistant Dean for Administration
Saranac Lake
District Office: 41 St. Bernard St., Saranac Lake, NY 12983-1839
518-891-1800 Director, Saranac Lake District Office (Capital Region) Sayers, Krtisten
Syracuse
Central New York Regional Office: 217 S. Salina St., Syracuse, NY 13202
315-477-8100 General Information  
315-477-8522 Associate Commissioner/Regional Director MacPherson, Maria RN, MPH
315-477-8142 Deputy Director Murphy, John
Watertown
District Office: 317 Washington St., Watertown, NY 13601-3741
315-785-2277 District Director, Watertown District Office (Central Region) Cooney, Brandon
Agency's Facilities
Veterans' Homes:
585-345-2000 New York State Veterans' Home at Batavia, 220-A Richmond Ave., Batavia, NY 14020-1288  
914-788-6000 New York State Veterans' Home at Montrose, 2090 Albany Post Rd., Montrose, NY 10548  
607-843-3100 New York State Veterans' Home at Oxford, 4211 State Hwy. 220, Oxford, NY 13830-9590  
718-481-6268 New York State Veterans' Home at St. Albans, 178-50 Linden Blvd., Jamaica, NY 11434-1467  
Other:
845-786-4000 Helen Hayes Hospital, Route 9W, West Haverstraw, NY 10993-1195  
716-845-2300 Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Elm & Carlton Sts., Buffalo, NY 14263-0999