Texas Department of State Health Services Directory

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

Chun.Wang@dshs.texas.gov

Cathy.Snider@dshs.texas.gov

512-776-2552

512-776-7560

Passenger SafetySafe Riders Program

Frank Luera

512-776-2207

Paternity RecordsVital Statistics

Jan Burks

512-776-7399

Perinatal Health ProgramOffice of Title V and Family Health

Evelyn Interis

512-776-2942

Pertussis (Whooping Cough)Emerging & Acute Infectious Disease Branch

Kelsey.Sanders@dshs.texas.gov

Allison.Sierocki@dshs.texas.gov

512-776-7676

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

Jose Velez

Leticia Nogueira

512-776-6216

512-776-6704

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

Ketki Patel

Leticia Nogueira

512-776-6216

512-776-6704

Pesticides in FoodFoods Group

Foods Group

512-834-6670

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

Public Health Sanitation Program

512-834-6753

Pet Entry/Import RequirementsZoonosis Control Branch

Pam.Wilson@dshs.texas.gov

512-776-6622

PharmacyPharmacy Branch

ITEAMS.PharmacyHelpdesk@dshs.texas.gov

512-776-7500

Phenylketonuria (PKU)Newborn Screening

Newborn Screening Unit

512-776-3957

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

Rachel.Lee@dshs.texas.gov

512-776-7430

Physical ActivityObesity Prevention Program

Brett Spencer

512-776-6161

Physical Activity and WellnessObesity Prevention Program

Brett Spencer

Kristy Hansen

512-776-6161

512-776-3053

PinwormsLaboratory

Cathy.Snider@dshs.texas.gov

512-776-7560

Plague In Humans and AnimalsZoonosis Control Branch

Kathy.Parker@dshs.texas.gov

512-776-7676

Pneumococcal InfectionsEmerging & Acute Infectious Disease Branch

Allison.Sierocki@dshs.texas.gov

Kelsey.Sanders@dshs.texas.gov

512-776-7676

PolioEmerging & Acute Infectious Disease Branch

Greg.Leos@dshs.texas.gov

Allison.Sierocki@dshs.texas.gov

512-776-7676

PopulationCenter for Health Statistics

chs-info@dshs.texas.gov

512-776-7261

Potassium Iodide (KI)Consumer Protection Division

Radiation Control Program

512-834-6770 ext. 2843

Poultry and MeatMeat Safety Assurance Unit

Meat Safety Assurance Unit

512-834-6760

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

Tanya Guthrie

512-776-2935

Pregnancy High RiskCase Management

Case Management

512-776-2168

Pregnancy, Parenting and DepressionTitle V Maternal and Child Health

Julie Stagg

512-776-6917

Prenatal ServicesTitle V Maternal and Child Health

Julie Stagg

512-776-6917

Press OfficePress Office

Chris Van Deusen

512-776-7119

Preventive Medicine ResidencyAcademic Affairs

PrevMed@dshs.texas.gov

512-776-3686

Primary Amebic Meningoencephalitis (PAM)Emerging & Acute Infectious Disease Branch

Haylea.Stuteville@dshs.texas.gov

Antonio.Aragon@dshs.texas.gov

512-776-7676

Privacy (HIPAA)HIPAA

HIPAA Privacy Officer

512-458-7313

Product Safety LicensingChemical and Product Safety Licensing Group

AVC Permitting

512-834-6600

Product Safety RegulationsPSQA Section – Environmental Hazards Unit

HazPro Help

512-834-6787

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

Beatrice Smith

Adriana Flores

512-776-2808

512-776-3860

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

Drugs and Food Safety Licensing Group

512-834-6727

PsittacosisZoonosis Control Branch

Eric.Fonken@dshs.texas.gov

Laura.Robinson@dshs.texas.gov

512-776-7676

Public Health Emergency Preparedness Cooperative Agreement (CDC)Health Emergency Preparedness and Response

Jeff Hoogheem

512-776-7219

Public Health Funding & Policy CommitteeRegional & Local Coordination

PHFPC@dshs.texas.gov

512-776-7770

Public Health NuisancesPublic Sanitation and Retail Food Safety

Public Sanitation and Retail Food Safety

512-834-6788

Public Health NursingRegional and Local Coordination

David Gruber

Beverly Pritchett

512-776-7770

512-776-7770

Public Health PrioritiesOffice of Science and Population Health

publichealth@dshs.texas.gov

512-776-7792

Public Health Regions and ServicesRegional and Local Coordination

David Gruber

512-776-7770

Public Information - MediaPress Office

Chris Van Deusen

512-776-7119

Public Information - Open Records RequestsOffice of General Counsel

Open Records

512-776-6966

Public Lodging (Hotel/Motel)Public Sanitation and Retail Safety

Public Sanitation and Retail Safety

512-834-6788

Public PlaygroundPublic Sanitation and Retail Food Safety

Public Health Sanitation Program

512-834-6753

Public RestroomsPublic Sanitation and Retail Food Safety

Public Health Sanitation Program

512-834-6753

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

Katie Moore

512-834-6788, ext. 2306

Publications - Pinnacle SystemGeneral Reference

DSHS Library Services

512-776-7260

Publications - Pinnacle SystemHHS Warehouse

Jensen Roberts

512-250-7116

Publications - Pinnacle SystemPinnacle Online Ordering

Noel Lashbrook

512-487-3498