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Contact Us – HPP Regional Health Care Coalitions, Program Administrators

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State Program Administrators

Director: Kenneth J. Forand
Telephone: (803) 898-1711
Email: forandkj@dhec.sc.gov

Grants Manager: Anuradha Nair, MS
Hospital Preparedness Program
Telephone: (803) 898-4446
Email: naira@dhec.sc.gov

Program Support: Dianne Minasian
Telephone: (803) 898-4415
Email: minasids@dhec.sc.gov

Regional Health Care Coalitions

Lowcountry Coalitions

Contact:
Raymond Barteet, CHEP, CHES
Lowcountry Region Public Health Preparedness (PHP) Director
Telephone: (843) 953-0062
Email: barteere@dhec.sc.gov

Jordan Bradway, CEM, CHEC-II
Hospital Preparedness Program (HPP) Coordinator
Telephone: (843) 953-0400
Email: bradwajj@dhec.sc.gov

Members of the Lowcountry-North Health Care Coalition include:

  • Regional Medical Centers
  • Rehabilitative and Long-Term Acute Care Hospital
  • Primary Medical Care Health Center
  • State Government Organizations
  • County and Local Government
  • County Coroners
  • Fire /EMS
  • Private Business Entities

Members of the Lowcountry-South Health Care Coalition include:

  • Regional Medical Centers
  • Federally Qualified Health Center
  • State Government Organizations
  • County and Local Government Organizations
  • Volunteer Organizations
  • Private Business Entities
  • Federal Government Entities

Midlands Coalition

Contact:
Karen Hutto, BSN, RN, CHSP, MEP, CHEP
Midlands Region Public Health Preparedness (PHP)Director
Telephone: (803) 576-2691
Email: huttokg@dhec.sc.gov

Vickie White
Hospital Preparedness Program (HPP) Coordinator
Telephone: (803) 576-2756
Email: whiteve@dhec.sc.gov

Members of the Midlands Health Care Coalition include:

  • Regional Medical Centers
  • Federal VA and Army Hospitals
  • Nursing and Behavioral Health Centers
  • Federally Qualified Health Centers
  • State Government Organizations
  • County and Local Government Organizations
  • Fire /EMS
  • County Coroners
  • Law Enforcement
  • Volunteer Organizations
  • Private Business Entities
  • Federally Recognized Tribe

Pee Dee Coalitions

Contact:
Betty Anne Bourbeau
Hospital Preparedness Program (HPP) Coordinator
Telephone: (843) 915-8860
Email: bourbeea@dhec.sc.gov

Members of the Pee Dee-Coastal Health Care Coalition include:

  • Regional Medical Centers
  • State Government Organizations
  • County and Local Government Organizations
  • County Coroner
  • Volunteer Organizations
  • Fire/EMS

Members of the Pee Dee-Inland Health Care Coalition include:

  • Regional Medical Centers
  • State Government Organizations
  • County and Local Government Organizations
  • County Coroners

Upstate Coalition

Contact:
Donald M. Peace, PhD, FACHE
Upstate Region Public Health Preparedness (PHP) Director
Telephone: (864) 260-5587
Email: peacedm@dhec.sc.gov

Elizabeth McArthur
Hospital Preparedness Program (HPP) Coordinator
Telephone: (864) 372-3139
Email: mcarthea@dhec.sc.gov

Members of the Upstate Health Care Coalition include:

  • Regional Medical Centers
  • Treatment/Rehabilitation Medical Centers
  • Primary Health Care Services
  • State Government Organizations
  • County and Local Government Organizations
  • County Coroners
  • County EMS
  • Volunteer Organizations
  • Retirement/Aging Organizations
  • Private Business Entities