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Contact Your Program Analyst

The LRP staff welcomes your questions. Please contact the Program Analyst listed below if you have questions about your specific health profession discipline.

Jackie Santiago
Branch Chief
Phone: 301-443-2486

Correy Ahhaitty
Phone: 301-443-2544

Carla Billingsley
Dentists, Dental Hygienists, Dental Therapists, Rehabilitative Services – Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy and Audiology/Speech Pathology
Phone: 301-443-2514

Joseph Drapeaux
Podiatrists, Nurses (Last Name D – M)
Phone: 301-443-2645

Daniel Echohawk
Behavioral Health – Clinical Psychologists, Counseling Psychologists, Counselors (Master’s level), Social Workers (Licensed Clinical), Optometrists
Phone: 301-443-2465

Catherine Flynn
Physicians, Dieticians, Nutritionists
Phone: 301-443-1795

Tara Johnston
Engineers, Medical Laboratory Scientists-BS, Radiology Technology, Ultrasonography, Respiratory Therapy, Sanitarians, Nurses (Last Name A – C)
Phone: 301-332-3527

Janelle Joseph
Acupuncturists, Chiropractors, Nurses (Last Name N – Z)
Phone: 301-443-2228

Allen Topaum
Advanced Practice Nurses – CRNA Nurse Anesthetists, Nurse Midwives, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants
Phone: 301-443-8822

Default/Waiver Coordinator

The Default and Waiver Coordinators monitor the default and waiver functions of the IHS LRP.

Correy Ahhaitty
Acting Default and Waiver Coordinator
Phone: 301-443-2544

NOTE: Waiver application packets must be complete, signed and mailed to:

Indian Health Service
Division of Health Professions Support
ATTN: Defaults & Waivers
5600 Fishers Lane
Mail Stop: OHR - 11E53A
Rockville, MD 20857