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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)

Ms. Laura Hudson
Alaska Area Native Health
3900 Ambassador Drive
Anchorage, AK 99508
Phone: 907-729-4592
Fax: 907-729-3638

Albuquerque Area IHS (Colorado, New Mexico)

Ms. Jeanette Garcia
4101 Indian School Road, NE, Suite 225
Albuquerque, NM 87110
Phone: 505-256-6729
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)

Mr. Delon Rock Above
PO Box 36600
2900 4th Ave. North, Suite 400
Billings, MT 59107
Phone: 406-247-7215
Fax: 406-247-7251

California Area IHS (California, Hawaii)

Mr. Sergio Islas
650 Capitol Mall, Suite 7-100
Sacramento, CA 95814
Phone: 916-930-3981 Ext. 724
Fax: 916-930-3973

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

Mr. Matthew Martin
Office of Health Programs
115 4th Avenue, SE
Aberdeen, SD 57401
Phone: 605-226-7502
Fax: 605-226-7321

Nashville Area IHS (Eastern United States)

Mr. Keith Neves
711 Stewarts Ferry Pike
Nashville, TN 37214
Phone: 615-467-1710
Fax: 615-467-1641

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)

Mr. Keith Bohanan
701 Market Drive
Oklahoma City, OK 73114
Phone: 405-951-3789
Fax: 405-951-3953

Phoenix Area IHS (Arizona, Nevada, Utah)

Ms. Rowena Valadez
Southwest Region Human Resources
40 North Central Avenue, Suite 510
Phoenix, Arizona 85004
Phone: 602-364-5224
Fax: 602-364-5176

Portland Area IHS (Idaho, Oregon, Washington)

Ms. Heidi Hulsey
1414 NW Northrup Street, Suite 800
Portland, Oregon 97209
Phone: 503-414-7745
Fax: 503-414-7741

Tucson Area IHS (Arizona)

Ms. Rowena Valadez
Southwest Region Human Resources
40 North Central Avenue, Suite 510
Phoenix, Arizona 85004
Phone: 602-364-5224
Fax: 602-364-5176