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    DSHS HIV/STD Program

    Post Office Box 149347, MC 1873
    Austin, Texas 78714

    Phone: (512) 533-3000

    DSHS strives to respond to all email requests in a timely manner. It is important to note, however, that messages that you send to us by email may not be secure and may be intercepted by a third party. Therefore, we recommend that you do not send any confidential health information to us by email.

World Hepatitis Day 2009


The Department of State Health Services hosted a program on May 19, 2009 designed to increase hepatitis awareness and education among DSHS program staff in order to facilitate integrating hepatitis into appropriate service delivery systems. Some of the program presentations are listed below. For more information on World Hepatitis Day activities at DSHS, contact the .



Moderator: Larry Cuellar
Adult Viral Hepatitis Coordinator

10:00 - 10:15 am Welcome
Adolfo Valadez, M.D., M.P.H.
Division Director
Division for Prevention and Preparedness
10:15 - 10:45 am The Alphabet of Hepatitis 101 (PowerPoint : 2,177 kb)
Jeff Wagers
Program Specialist
10:45 - 11:15 am IsViralHepatitisSurveillanceImportant (PowerPoint : 3,984 kb)
Gary Heseltine, M.D., M.P.H.
Infectious Disease Control Unit
11:15 - 11:30 am Hepatitis Assessment & Integration (PowerPoint : 114 kb)
Larry Cuellar
11:30 - 11:55 am Hepatitis Treatment Stories
Panel of Persons with Hepatitis
11:55 am Conclusion


Last updated May 31, 2011