Public Health Resources

Finding People

            Directories of people and organizations in public health.

DIRLINE  Directory of health organizations and other resources in health and biomedicine. (National Library of Medicine (NLM), NIH)


Directory of Local Health Departments (LHD Index)  This tool allows you to find a person in a local public health agency by searching by state. It also allows a local public health agency to update their information to keep it current. (National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO))


Directory of State and Territorial Health Officials  (Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO))


Healthy People State and Territorial Coordinators  Directory of Healthy People Coordinators that serve as liaisons with the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (ODPHP) and who work to ensure the development of Healthy People plans in each State or Territory. (U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS))


Key Staff Directory  (Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), HHS)


Maternal and Child Health Bureau State Contacts  Provides a database of state Title V directors of maternal and child health and children with special health care needs. (Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), HHS)


NIH Enterprise Directory  Staff directory that can be searched by NIH Institute or Center. (National Institutes of Health (NIH), HHS)


Network for Public Health Law  The Network for Public Health Law provides legal assistance, helpful resources, and opportunities to build connections for local, tribal, state and federal officials; public health practitioners; attorneys; policy-makers; and advocates.


Organization & Contacts  (Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality)


State and Regional Public Health Associations  (American Public Health Association (APHA))


U.S. Department of Health and Human Services  Directory with contact information for employees of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.