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Women's, Children's and Family Health

Contact Us

General Information

Information requests for the Section of Women's Children's and Family Health may be directed to:

  • Division of Public Health
    Section of Women's, Children's and Family Health
    3601 C Street, Suite 322
    Anchorage, AK 99503-5923
  • (907) 269-3400
    (800) 799-7570
    (907) 269-3465 fax
  • Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

WCFH Administration

  • Rebekah Morisse, RN, BSN, MPH
    Section Chief
    Division of Public Health
    Section of Women's, Children's and Family Health
    3601 C Street, Suite 322
    Anchorage, AK 99503-5923
  • (907) 334-2424 or rebekah.morisse@alaska.gov
    (907) 269-3465
  • Learn more:
    Section of Women's, Children's and Family Health website

Program Contacts

Adolescent Health Unit

  • Mollie Rosier, MPH
  • Unit Manager
    Division of Public Health
    Section of Women's, Children's and Family Health
    3601 C Street, Suite 322
    Anchorage, AK 99503-5923
  • (907) 269-3466 or mollie.rosier@alaska.gov
    (907) 269-3465 fax
  • Learn more:
    Adolescent Health website

Oral Health Program

  • Frances Wise
    Program Manager
    Division of Public Health
    Section of Women's, Children's and Family Health
    3601 C Street, Suite 322
    Anchorage, AK 99503-5923
  • (907) 269-7378 or frances.wise@alaska.gov
  • Learn more:
    Oral Health Program website

Ladies First Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening Program

For general program questions, to verify client eligibility, check claim status, order patient education materials or program forms, call: 1-800-410-6266.
For assistance with coordinating Ladies First operations or for questions regarding program policy, call:
  • Anne Remick
  • Ladies First Program Director
    Division of Public Health
    Section of Women's, Children's and Family Health
    3601 C Street, Suite 322
    Anchorage, AK 99503-5923
  • Toll Free: 1-800-410-6266
    (907) 269-3438 or anne.remick@alaska.gov
    (907) 269-3414 fax
  • Learn more:
    Ladies First website​

Early Childhood Comprehensive Systems (ECCS)

  • Emily Urlacher​
    Early Childhood Comprehensive Systems Program Manager
    Division of Public Health
    Section of Women's, Children's and Family Health
    3601 C Street, Suite 322
    Anchorage, AK 99503-5923
  • (907) 269-3405 or emily.urlacher@alaska.gov​ 
  • Learn more:
    Early Childhood Comprehensive Systems website

Early Hearing Detection & Intervention (EHDI)

  • Annette Callies
  • Program Manager   
    Division of Public Health
    Section of Women's, Children's and Family Health
    3601 C Street, Suite 322
    Anchorage, AK 99503-5923
  • (907) 334-2273 or annette.callies@alaska.gov
    (907) 269-3465 fax
  • Learn more:
    Early Hearing Detection & Intervention website

Family Planning Services

  • Kelly Keeter, MPH
    Adult Health Services Unit/Family Planning Program Manager
    Division of Public Health
    Section of Women's, Children's and Family Health
    3601 C Street, Suite 322
    Anchorage, AK 99503-5923
  • (907) 269-3461 or kelly.keeter@alaska.gov
    (907) 269-3465 fax
  • Learn more:
    Family Planning Services website

Metabolic Clinic

  • Joanne Singleton
    Program Manager
    Division of Public Health
    Section of Women's, Children's and Family Health
    3601 C Street, Suite 322
    Anchorage, AK 99503-5923
  • (907) 269-3430 or joanne.singleton@alaska.gov
    (907) 754-3425 fax
  • Learn more:
    Metabolic Clinic website

Neurodevelopmental Outreach Clinic

  • Wahlira Tandjah
    Program Manager
    Division of Public Health
    Section of Women's, Children's and Family Health
    3601 C Street, Suite 322
    Anchorage, AK 99503-5923
  • (907) 264-6281 or autism@alaskachd.org
    (800) 466-1538 fax
  • Learn more:
    Neurodevelopmental and Autism Clinics website

Newborn Bloodspot Screening

  • Lorrie Folmar, RN, BSN, RNC-NIC
    Program Manager
    Division of Public Health

    Section of Women's, Children's and Family Health
    3601 C Street, Suite 322
    Anchorage, AK 99503-5923
  • (907) 334-2295 or newborn.screening@alaska.gov
    (907) 754-3455 fax
  • Learn more:
    Newborn Bloodspot Screening website

School Health Program

  • Barbara Pennington, MSN, BSN, RN, NC SN
  • Nurse Consultant II
    Division of Public Health
    Section of Women's, Children's and Family Health
    3601 C Street, Suite 322
    Anchorage, AK 99503-5923
  • (907) 269-7368 or barbara.pennington@alaska.gov
    (907) 269-3465 fax
  • Learn more:
    School Health Program website

Women's Health Program

  • Kelly Keeter, MPH
    Adult Health Services Unit/Family Planning Program Manager
    Women's, Children's & Family Health
    Division of Public Health
    Alaska Department of Health & Social Services

  • 3601 C Street, Ste 322
    Anchorage, AK 99503-5923

  • 907-269-3461 or kelly.keeter@alaska.gov
    907-269-3465 fax

  • Learn more:
    Women's Health Program website

MCH - Epidemiology Unit Contacts

  • Margaret Young, MPH
    MCH-Epidemiology Unit Manager
    (907) 269-5657 or margaret.young@alaska.gov
  • Jared Parrish, PhD
    Senior Epidemiologist
    (907) 269-8068 or jared.parrish@alaska.gov
  • MCH-Epidemiology Unit
    3601 C Street, Suite 358
    Anchorage, Alaska 99503
  • Learn more:
    MCH Epidemiology website

Alaska Birth Defects Registry
Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS)
Childhood Understanding Behaviors Survey (CUBS)
  • Margaret Young, MPH
    Program Coordinator
    (907) 269-5657 or margaret.young@alaska.gov
  • Learn more:
    CUBS website
Maternal and Child Death Review (MCDR)
MCH Title V Block Grant
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