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    Preventive Medicine Residency
    Mail Code: 1864
    1100 W. 49th St.
    Austin, TX 78756

    Phone: 512-776-3686
    Fax: 512-776-2822


    PrevMed@dshs.texas.gov

Graduates

A group of doctors

Graduates of our program have continued on to various prestigious positions in both the public and private sector. Below are just a few examples of our many distinguished alumni.

Sandra Delgado, MD, MPH

Chief Medical Officer for TRICARE at Humana Government Business

As the Chief Medical Officer-TRICARE for Humana Government Business, a subsidiary of Humana, Dr. Delgado oversees population health services for over 3 million TRICARE beneficiaries in the South East United States. TRICARE is the health insurance for active duty, retired military and their dependents. With a population health and Preventive Medicine background, she is focused on improving the health of individuals by addressing health system innovation and modification.


Lisa Cornelius, MD, MPH

Infectious Diseases/Hospital Epidemiologist at the Texas Veterans Healthcare System

Dr. Cornelius is an Infectious Diseases/Hospital Epidemiologist at the Texas Veterans Healthcare System. Previously she served as the Medical Director and Health Authority for the Williamson County and Cities Health District. Before working for Williamson County, Dr. Cornelius was the Infectious Diseases Medical Office for DSHS and the principal medical resource for the DSHS Disease Prevention Section for infectious diseases including tuberculosis (TB), HIV/AIDS, sexually-transmitted diseases (STD), viral hepatitis, enteric, bloodborne, respiratory, and vaccine-preventable and zoonotic diseases. Dr. Cornelius is a Clinical Assistant Professor at the Texas A&M University College of Medicine in the Department of Internal Medicine and on staff in Infectious Diseases at St. David's Round Rock Medical Center.


Andrew Gorchs, MD, MPH

Medical Officer at the Texas Veterans Healthcare System

Dr. Gorchs is a staff primary care physician in the Austin VA Outpatient Clinic. Dr. Gorch's interests are clinical preventive services and tobacco cessation.


Lillian Ringsdorf, MD, MPH

Texas Regional Medical Director of Region 8

Dr. Ringsdorf is currently the Regional Medical Director of Texas Department of State Health Services Region 8 in San Antonio, TX. She manages medical issues during infectious disease outbreaks and is member of the Rapid Assessment Team which is a deployable resource for the agency during public health emergencies.


Last updated September 4, 2019