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The Florida Department of Health works to protect, promote, and improve the health of all people in Florida through integrated state, county, and community efforts.

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Contact the Office of Minority Health

  •  850-245-4941



    Mailing Address

    Office of Minority Health 

    4052 Bald Cypress Way, Bin A25 

    Tallahassee, FL 32399-1746 

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The Office of Minority Health was established by the Legislature (section 20.43 (9), Florida Statutes) to administer the Closing the Gap (CTG) grant program (section 381.7356, Florida Statutes). The Office evaluates and awards grants, determines best practices, and maximizes the benefits of grants.

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Contact Information 

Owen Quinonez, MD, Senior Health Equity Officer

Owen Quinonez, MD

Walter Niles, MPH, Grant Administrator

Walter Niles, MPH
Grant Administrator

You may contact the Office of Minority Health by email at or by calling (850) 245-4941. Our fax number is (850) 245-4124.

Under Florida law, e-mail addresses are public records. If you do not want your e-mail address released in response to a public records request, do not send electronic mail to the e-mail address listed above.