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Area Scholarship Coordinators

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Contact Your Area Scholarship Coordinators

The role of the Area Scholarship Coordinator is to serve as a contact for technical and programmatic questions, to monitor your academic performance and to assist you with the placement process. This is the first person you should contact if you have any questions concerning your application. We have listed the contacts and mailing addresses by IHS Area below:

Alaska Area Native Health Services (Alaska)

Ryan Tubon
Alaska Area Native Health
3900 Ambassador Drive
Anchorage, AK 99508
Phone: 907-729-1324
Fax: 907-729-3638

Albuquerque Area IHS (Colorado, New Mexico)

Ms. Michelle Aguilar Bowser
Albuquerque Area Indian Health Service
4101 Indian School Road, NE, Suite 225
Albuquerque, NM 87110
Phone: 505-256-6731
Fax: 505-256-6853

Bemidji Area IHS (Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Wisconsin)

Mr. Tony Buckanaga
Federal Building, Room 115A
522 Minnesota Ave., NW
Bemidji, MN 56601
Phone: 218-444-0486
Fax: 218-444-0498

Billings Area IHS (Montana, Wyoming)

Delon Rockabove
290 4th Ave North, Suite 408
Billings, MT 59101
Phone: 406-247-7215

California Area IHS (California, Hawaii)

Ms. Jennifer Magbanua
650 Capitol Mall, Suite 7-100
Sacramento, CA 95814
Phone: 951-708-4045
Fax: 916-930-3694

Great Plains Area IHS (Iowa, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota)

Jody Kirkie-Orozco
Phone: 605-226-7585

Nashville Area IHS (Eastern United States)

Elisha Baldwin-Lewis
Phone: 629-246-0702

Navajo Area IHS (Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, Utah)

Ms. Aletha Jamie John
PO Box 9020
Window Rock, AZ 86515
Phone: 928-871-1360
Fax: 928-871-1383

Oklahoma City Area IHS (Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas)

Alora Wood
Indian Health Service
HR Specialist | Recruitment/Scholarship Coordinator
Oklahoma City Area Office
701 Market Drive
Phone: (405) 655-7305

Phoenix Area IHS (Arizona, Nevada, Utah)

Yanibah Yazza
Phone: 602-364-5228

Portland Area IHS (Idaho, Oregon, Washington)

Ashley Tuomi
Phone: 503-414-5550

Tucson Area IHS (Arizona)

Yanibah Yazza
Phone: 602-364-5228