Office of Community & Rural Health
Staff

Dave Palm, Administrator
(402) 471-0146
david.palm@nebraska.gov

Jeff Armitage, Epidemiology Surveillance Coordinator
(402) 471-7733
jeff.armitage@nebraska.gov

  1. Provide technical assistance to local health departments on planning, data collection, and data reporting
  2. Coordinate the Nebraska Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) 
  3. Coordinate the Nebraska Student Health and Risk Prevention (SHARP) Surveillance System
  4. Provide data and evaluation support to state performance management system efforts 

Pat DeLancey, Administrative Assistant
(402) 471-2353
patti.delancey@nebraska.gov

Meridel Funk, Program Analyst
(402) 471-0198
meridel.funk@nebraska.gov

  1. Prepare Nebraska Healthy People reports 
  2. Prepare comprehensive Nebraska Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System report
  3. Compile data on nursing school students and graduates from nursing schools and colleges in Nebraska; prepare Nursing Student Annual Report for the state

Greg Moser, Program Coordinator
(402) 471-0709
greg.moser@nebraska.gov

  1. Serves as liaison between the Nebraska Division of Public Health and local health departments
  2. Provides technical assistance and support to local health departments on intervention planning activities, quality improvement initiatives, and accreditation preparation
  3. Coordinates conferences and trainings for local health departments that strengthen capacity and enhance skills in program development and implementation 

Colleen Svoboda, Performance Improvement Manager
(402) 471-7779
colleen.svoboda@nebraska.gov

  1. Coordinates Division of Public Health accreditation preparation, performance management, and quality improvement efforts
  2. Provides technical assistance to local health departments upon request

Contact Information:
Office of Community & Rural Health
301 Centennial Mall South
P. O. Box 95026
Lincoln, NE 68509-5026
(402) 471-2353
(402) 471-8259 (fax)