Texas Department of State Health Services Directory

TopicProgramContactPhone
Parasitology (Parasites)-Laboratory TestingLaboratory Services Section, Microbiological Services Branch

Elizabeth Delamater

Cathy Snider

512-458-7592

512-458-7560

Parish Nurse ConnectionRegional and Local Services

Rita Carlson

Dorothy Chesley

512-834-4555, Ext. 2055

512-834-4555, Ext. 2079

Partnerships (Texas Immunization Stakeholder Working Group, Immunization Coalitions, Community Outreach)Disease Prevention and Intervention Section

Linda Gibson

512-776-6266

800-252-9152

Passenger SafetySafe Riders Program

Frank Luera

512-458-7111, ext. 2207

Paternity RecordsVital Statistics

Carolyn Morgan

512-776-7782

PATH (Projects for Assistance in Transition from Homelessness)Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services

Bill Carpenter

512-467-5405

Patient Bill of RightsFacility Licensing Group Regulatory Licensing Unit

Pamela Adams

Charlotte Sullivan

512 834-6646, ext. 2617

512-834-6730

Perfusionist LicensingPerfusionists Licensing Program Professional Licensing and Certification Unit

Michael De La Cruz

512-834-6628, ext. 2705

Perinatal Health ProgramOffice of Title V and Family Health

Julie Stagg

512-776-6917

Personal Emergency Response System (PERS) ProvidersPersonal Emergency Response System (PERS) Providers Program Professional Licensing and Certification Unit

Stewart Myrick

512-834-6628, ext. 4565

Pertussis (Whooping Cough)Emerging & Acute Infectious Disease Branch

Kayla Boykins

Brandy Tidwell

512-776-7676

512-776-7676

Pesticide Applicators RegulationsPSQA Unit – Public Health Sanitation & Consumer Products Safety Group

Roy Burton

512-834-6773, ext. 2302

Pesticide Exposure Reporting (Occupational)Environmental and Injury Epidemiology and Toxicology Unit

Leo Larios

Jose Velez

512-458-7269

1-800-588-1248

Pesticide Exposure, Health Impact and ToxicologyEnvironmental and Injury Epidemiology and Toxicology Unit

Richard Beauchamp

Thandi Ziqubu-Page

512-458-7269

Pesticides in FoodPSQA Unit – Foods Group

Julie Luman

Catherine Thibodaux

512-834-6670, ext. 2189

512-834-6670, ext. 2152

Pests/Unsanitary Conditions (Public Nuisance Complaints)PSQA Unit – Public Health Sanitation & Consumer Products Safety Group

Katie Moore

512-834-6788, ext. 2306

Pet Entry/Import RequirementsZoonosis Control

Pam Wilson

512-776-6622

PharmacyPharmacy Branch

Cory Handy

Lynn (Bo) Shifflett

512-776-2494

512-776-2706

Phenylketonuria (PKU)Newborn Screening

Daisy Johnson

512-458-7715

Phenylketonuria (PKU) - Laboratory TestingLaboratory Services Section, Biochemistry and Genetics Branch

Susan Tanksley

512-458-7430

Physical ActivityNutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity Prevention

Maribel Valls

512-458-7111, ext. 3434

Physical Activity and WellnessNutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity Prevention

Maribel Valls

512-458-7111, ext. 3434

Physician Education Loan Repayment Program (PELRP) State Loan Repayment ProgramTexas Primary Care Office

Cindy Ellis

512-458-2127

PinwormsLaboratory

Cathy Snider

512-458-7560

Plague In Humans and AnimalsZoonosis Control

Guy Moore

Eric Fonken

512-776-2886

512-776-2155

Playground SafetyPSQA Unit – Public Health Sanitation & Retail Food Safety

Mark Hall

512-834-6788, ext. 2362

Pneumococcal DiseaseEmerging & Acute Infectious Disease Branch

Amy Littman

Irina Cody

512-776-7676

512-776-7676

PolioEmerging & Acute Infectious Disease Branch

Eric Garza

Brandy Tidwell

512-776-7676

512-776-7676

PopulationCenter for Health Statistics

Data Dissemination Program

512-776-7261

Portable X-ray Services (Medicare Certification)Patient Quality Care Unit – Health Facility Compliance

Derek Jakovich

512-834-6650, ext. 2374

Potassium Iodide (KI)Division for Regulatory Services

Richard Ratliff

Robert Free

512-834-6679

512-834-6679, ext. 2022

PracticumAcademic Linkages

Rick Danko

512-776-7375

PRAMS (Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System)Health Data Assessment and Reporting

Nnenna Okeke

512-776-2935

Pregnancy High RiskCase Management for Children and Pregnant Women

Cossy Hough

512-458-7111, ext. 6664

Pregnancy StatisticsCenter for Health Statistics

Data Management Program

512-776-7509

Pregnancy, Parenting and DepressionOffice of Title V and Family Health

Julie Stagg

512-776-6917

Prenatal ServicesOffice of Title V and Family Health

Julie Stagg

512-776-6917

Press OfficePress Office

Carrie Williams

512-776-7119

Preventive Medicine ResidencyAcademic Linkages

Rick Danko

512-776-7375

Primary Amebic MeningoencephalitisEmerging & Acute Infectious Disease Branch

Michael Fischer

Amy Littman

512-776-7676

512-776-7676

Primary Health CarePrimary Health Care

Gina Baber

512-776-2023

Privacy (HIPAA)HIPAA

HIPAA Privacy Officer

512-458-7313

Procurement of Client Services (Family and Community Health Contracts)Client Services Contract Unit

Bill Walk

512-458-7470

Procurement of Client Services (Mental Health and Substance Abuse Contracts)Client Services Contract Unit

Blanca Flores

512-458-7470

Procurement of Client Services (Preparedness Contracts)Client Services Contract Unit

Janet Childers

512-458-7470

Procurement of Client Services (Prevention Contracts)Client Services Contract Unit

Vonda White

512-458-7470

Procurement of Client Services (Regulatory Contracts or Contracts for Special Projects)Client Services Contract Unit

Melissa Anderson

512-458-7470

Product Safety LicensingRegulatory Licensing Unit - Chemical and Product Safety Licensing Group

Hoyt Henry

512-834-6603, ext. 2432

Product Safety RegulationsPSQA Unit – Environmental Hazards Group

Dana Shuler

512-834-6787, ext. 2301

Professional Counselor LicensingTexas State Board of Examiners of Professional Counselors Professional Licensing and Certification Unit

Bobbe Alexander

512-834-6768

Professional Licensing Complaints & InvestigationsProfessional Licensing and Compliance Unit - Investigations & QA Group

Jeri Bailey

Cindy Bourland

512-834-6628, ext. 4547

512/834-6628

Promotor(a) ProgramPromotor(a) or Community Health Worker Training and Certification Program

Beatrice Smith

Mona Izquierdo

512-458-7111, ext. 2208

512-458-7111, ext. 3860

Prostate CancerComprehensive Cancer Program

Jill Maughan

512-458-7111, ext. 3488

Prosthetist LicensingTexas Board of Orthotics and Prosthetics Professional Licensing and Certification Unit

Carol Miller

512-834-4526

Pseudoephedrine Sales – Certificate of Authority (Licenses)Regulatory Licensing Unit - Drugs & Food Safety Licensing Group

Jody Randig

512-834-6600, ext. 2413

PsittacosisZoonosis Control

Eric Fonken

Nicole Evert

512-776-2155

512-776-2890

Psychiatric NursingAcademic Linkages

Diane Moy

512-458-7111, ext. 3071

Public Health Funding & Policy CommitteeRegional & Local Health Services

Glenna Laughlin

512-834-4555

Public Health NuisancesPSQA Unit – Public Health Sanitation & Consumer Product Safety Group

Katie Moore

512-834-6788, ext. 2306

Public Health NursingAcademic Linkages

Pat Feagin

512-458-7770

Public Information - MediaPress Office

Carrie Williams

512-776-7119

Public Information - Open Records RequestsGeneral Counsel

Sherry Mansell

512-776-3835

Public Lodging (Hotel/Motel)PSQA Unit – Public Health Sanitation & Consumer Product Safety Group

Mark Hall

512-834-6753 x2362

Public RestroomsPSQA Unit – Public Health Sanitation & Consumer Products Safety Group

Katie Moore

512-834-6753 x2306

Public Swimming PoolsPSQA Unit – Public Health Sanitation & Consumer Products Safety Group

Katie Moore

512-834-6788, ext. 2306

PublicationsPublications Management

Jenny Singer

512-458-7635

Purchasing IssuesCentral Procurement Services

Bob Burnette

512-458-7744