Texas Department of State Health Services Directory

TopicProgramContactPhone
Bacteriology (Bacteria) - Laboratory TestingLaboratory Services Section, Microbiological Services Branch

Elizabeth Delamater

Tamara Baldwin

512-458-7592

512-458-7111, ext. 6189

Bed BugsPSQA Unit - Public Health Sanitation & Consumer Products Safety Group

Mark Hall

Katie Moore

512-834-6753 x2362

512-834-6753 x2306

Bedding (Sleep Products)PSQA Unit – Environmental Hazards Group

Dana Shuler

512-834-6787, ext. 2301

Bedding (Sleep Products) LicensingRegulatory Licensing Unit – Chemical and Product Safety Licensing Group

Vanessa Rodriguez

512-834-6603, ext. 2426

Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS)Center for Health Statistics

BRFSS

BRFSS

512-776-7261

Big Spring State Hospital (Mental Health)MH/SA - Hospital Services Section

Ed Moughon

432-268-7222

BioSecurity of Food and DrugsEnvironmental and Consumer Safety Section

Jon Huss

512-834-6687

BiostatisticsEpidemiology and Disease Surveillance Unit

Lucina Suarez

512-458-7268

Bioterrorism Grants (CDC and HRSA)Community Preparedness Section

Bruce Clements

Sallile Conner

512-458-7219

Fax: 512-458-7472

Fax: 512-458-7472

Bioterrorism Hospital PreparednessCommunity Preparedness Section

Bruce Clements

Beverly Ray

512-458-7219

Fax: 512-458-7472

Biothreat - Laboratory TestingLaboratory Services Section, Emergency Preparedness Branch

Dan Bost

Rahsaan Drumgoole

512-458-6171

512-458-7185

Bird Diseases Transmissible to HumansZoonosis Control Branch

Eric Fonken

Tom Sidwa

512-776-2155

512-776-6628

Bird Flu (Avian Flu Strain, H5N1)Zoonosis Control Branch

Eric Fonken

Tom Sidwa

512-776-2155

512-776-6628

Birth Defects Surveillance/Tracking and ResearchBirth Defects Epidemiology and Surveillance

Mark Canfield

Peter Langlois

512-458-7232, ext. 6158

512-458-7232, ext. 6183

Birth RecordsVital Statistics

Registrar

512-776-7111

Birth StatisticsCenter for Health Statistics

Data Management Program

512-458-7509

Birthing Center LicensingFacility Licensing Group

Gina Smith

512 834-6646, ext. 2210

Blood (Blood-borne Pathogens Regulations)PSQA Unit – Drugs and Medical Devices Group

Tom Brinck

512-834-6755, ext. 2388

Blood (Blood-borne Pathogens Regulations)Emerging & Acute Infectious Disease Branch

Gary Heseltine

Neil Pascoe

512-776-7676

512-776-7676

Blood (Needleless System)PSQA Unit – Drugs and Medical Devices Group

Tom Brinck

512-834-6755, ext. 2388

Bloodborne Pathogen Control Device RegistrationRegulatory Licensing Unit-Drugs & Food Safety Licensing Group

Jody Randig

Luanne Cook

512-834-6727

512-834-6727

Bloodborne Pathogens/Contaminated Sharps InjuriesEmerging & Acute Infectious Disease Branch

Gary Heseltine

Neil Pascoe

512-776-7676

512-776-7676

Body PiercingPSQA Unit –Drugs and Medical Devices Group

Brad O'Donnell

512-834-6755, ext. 2331

Body Piercing (Licensing)Regulatory Licensing Unit –Drugs & Food Safety Licensing Group

Jody Randig

512-834-6727

Booster SeatsSafe Riders Program

Frank Luera

512-458-7111, ext. 2207

Border Health Issues (Texas Mexico)-Governmental RelationsBorder Health, Office of

R.J. Dutton

512-458-7675

Border Health Issues (Texas-Mexico)Border Health, Office of

R.J. Dutton

512-458-7675

Border Health Issues (Texas-Mexico)-Binational CoordinationBorder Health, Office of

Jose Moreira

512-776-7436

Border Health Issues (Texas-Mexico)-Border DataBorder Health, Office of

Allison Banicki

512-776-6705

Bottled & Vended Water Certification - Operator Test OnlyPSQA Unit –Foods Group

Denette Plessala

512-834-6670, ext. 2175

Bottled and Vended WaterPSQA Unit –Foods Group

Julie Luman

512-834-6670, ext. 2189

Bottled Water Operators Certificate of Exam (Food & Drug Licenses)Regulatory Licensing Unit-Foods Licensing Group

Rosemary Saldiva

512-834-6626

Botulism (Foodborne)Emerging & Acute Infectious Disease Branch

Venessa Cantu

Marilyn Felkner

512-776-7676

512-776-7676

Botulism (Infant)Emerging & Acute Infectious Disease Branch

Venessa Cantu

Marilyn Felkner

512-776-7676

512-776-7676

Breast Cancer ScreeningBreast and Cervical Cancer Services

Tori Jones

512-776-6633

BreastfeedingWIC Nutrition Breastfeeding

Tracy Erickson

Julie Stagg

512-458-7444

512-458-7111, ext. 6917

Brucellosis, HumanZoonosis Control Branch

Eric Fonken

512-776-2155

Budget Issues (DSHS)Chief Financial Officer

Machelle Pharr

512-458-7640