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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

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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