Program Offices

We handle all of Florida’s 67 Counties, from the Panhandle to the Keys. Programs are available in both English and Spanish. Below please find the AHEC office closest to you.

FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY AHEC PROGRAM

Andrée Aubrey, LCSW Program Director
Florida State University College of Medicine
1115 West Call Street
Tallahassee, FL 32306-4300
Telephone: 850-645-6439
Fax: 850-645-2859
Florida State AHEC

UNIVERSITY OF MIAMI AHEC PROGRAM

Asma Aftab, MD, MPH Program Director
University of Miami School of Medicine
P.O. Box 016700 (R-700)
Miami, Florida 33101
Telephone: 305-243-2847
Fax: 305-243-2888
familymedicine.med.miami.edu/community-health

For FedEx Mailings
1801 NW 9th Avenue
Highland Professional Building, Suite 470
Miami, Florida 33136
CENTERS
Miami-Dade AHEC, Florida Keys AHEC

NOVA SOUTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY AHEC PROGRAM

Steven B. Zucker, DMD, MEd Program Director
Associate Dean for Community Affairs
Nova Southeastern University
College of Osteopathic Medicine
3200 South University Drive
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33328
Telephone: 954-262-1588
Fax: 954-262-3209
nova.edu/tobacco-free/tobacco-cessation-resources
CENTERS
Central Florida AHEC, Everglades AHEC

UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA AHEC PROGRAM

Barbara Richardson, PhD, RN Program Director
University of Florida AHEC Program
2750 NW 43rd Street, Suite 102
Gainesville, Florida 32606-7486
Telephone: 352-273-8530
Fax: 352-392-1022
ahec.health.ufl.edu
CENTERS
Big Bend AHEC, Northeast Florida AHEC,
Suwannee River AHEC, West Florida AHEC

UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH FLORIDA AHEC PROGRAM

Latoya S. Clark, MPH, CTTS, Tobacco Program Director
University of South Florida
Area Education Health Center (AHEC)
College of Medicine, MDC 76
12901 Bruce B. Downs Boulevard
Tampa, Florida 33612-4799
Telephone: 813-974-3507
Fax: 813-974-3605
health.usf.edu/ahec
CENTERS
Gulfcoast North AHEC, Gulfcoast South AHEC

Ahec Centers

BIG BEND AHEC

Serving the counties of Bay, Calhoun, Franklin, Gadsden, Gulf, Holmes, Jackson, Jefferson, Leon, Liberty, Madison, Taylor, Washington, Wakulla

Rob Thomas, DrPH, EdD, MBA, CTTS, CWWS
Executive Director & CEO
325 John Knox Road
Building M, Suite 200
Tallahassee, Florida 32303
Telephone: 850-224-1177
Fax: 850-224-8441
www.bigbendahec.org

GULFCOAST SOUTH AHEC

Serving the counties of Charlotte, Desoto, Manatee, Sarasota

Darlene Sparks, MA, Chief Executive Director
2201 Cantu Court, Suite 220
Sarasota, Florida 34232
Telephone: 941-361-6602; 800-967-0807
Fax: 941-361-6612; 941-552-5655
www.gsahec.org

CENTRAL FLORIDA AHEC

Serving the counties of Brevard, Hardee, Highlands,Lake, Orange, Osceola, Polk, Seminole, Sumter

Blake Warren, MHSA, Executive Director
328 South Central Avenue
Apopka, Florida 32703
Telephone: 407-889-2292

Toll Free: 877-252-6094
Fax: 407-889-4124
www.cfahec.org

MIAMI-DADE AHEC

Serving Miami-Dade County

Marilyn Roman, MHSA, Chief Executive Officer
1200 N.W. 78th Avenue, Suite 209
Doral, Florida 33126
Telephone: 305-994-9268
Fax: 305-592-3704
www.mdahec.org

EVERGLADES AHEC

Serving the counties of Broward, Collier, Glades, Hendry, Indian River, Lee, Martin, Okeechobee, Palm Beach, St. Lucie

Joe Peters, BS, Executive Director
5725 Corporate Way, Suite 102
West Palm Beach, FL 33407
Telephone: 561-640-3620; 800-819-2357
Fax: 561-681-9284
www.eahectobacco.com

NORTHEAST FLORIDA AHEC

Serving the counties of Baker, Clay, Duval, Flagler, Nassau, St. Johns, Volusia

Clarissa JH Ortiz, MS, Executive Director
1107 Myra Street, Suite 250
Jacksonville, Florida 32204
Telephone: 904-482-0189
Fax: 904-482-0196
www.northfloridaahec.org

FLORIDA KEYS AHEC

Serving Monroe County

Michael Cunningham, Executive Director
5800 Overseas Highway Suite 38
Marathon, Florida 33050
Telephone: 305-743-7111
Fax: 305-743-7709
www.fkahec.org

SUWANNEE RIVER AHEC

Serving the counties of Alachua, Bradford, Columbia, Dixie, Gilchrist, Hamilton, Lafayette, Levy, Marion, Putnam, Suwannee, Union

Sarah Catalanotto, MPH, Executive Director
14646 N.W. 151st Blvd.
Alachua, Florida 32615
Telephone: 386-462-1551
Fax: 386-462-1601
www.srahec.org

GULFCOAST NORTH AHEC

Serving the counties of Citrus, Hernando, Hillsborough, Pasco, Pinellas

Christina Mathis, MBA, Chief Executive Officer
17819 State Route 52
Land O’ Lakes, Florida 34638-6819
Telephone: 813-929-1000
Fax: 813-929-1009
www.gnahec.org

WEST FLORIDA AHEC

Serving the counties of Escambia, Okaloosa, Santa Rosa, Walton

Sarah Catalanotto, MPH, Executive Director
14646 N.W. 151st Blvd.
Alachua, Florida 32615
Telephone: 386-462-1551
Fax: 386-462-1601
www.srahec.org