• DSHS HIV/STD Program
    Post Office Box 149347, MC 1873
    Austin, TX 78714

    Phone: 737-255-4300

    Email the HIV/STD Program

    Email HIV, STD, Hepatitis C, and TB data requests to the Program – Use this email to request Texas HIV, STD, Hepatitis C, and TB data and statistics. Do not use this email to request treatment or infection history for individuals, or to request information on programs or services. Do not email personal, identifying health information such as HIV status, date of birth, or Social Security Number.

    For treatment/testing history, please contact your local health department.

    For information on HIV testing and services available to persons living with HIV, please contact your local HIV services organization.

Texas Black Women's Initiative Summit 2014

The Texas Black Women's Initiative Summit was held December 8-9, 2014 at the Holiday Inn Riverwalk in San Antonio. The purpose of the symposium was to provide participants with the tools and resources to be able to build and sustain partnerships.

Monday, December 8, 2014
Opening Words Deborah Carr, DSHS
Welcome Shelley Lucas, DSHS
Keynote Speaker Deon Haywood, Women with a Vision, Inc.
Collaboration Toolbox (PDF)
Collaboration Tool Sheets (PDF)
Deborah Carr, DSHS
Partners in Women’s Health: Domestic Violence (PDF) Alesha Istvan, Prevention Director, Texas Council on Family Violence
Partners in Women’s Health: Sororities (PDF) Faith Foreman, Project Director, Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc.
Partners in Women’s Health: MAC Cosmetics (PDF) Tracy Pickney and Porsha DeVault from Beaumont team
Spoken Word Performance


Tuesday, December 9, 2014
Keynote speaker: Getting on Top of the Box (PDF) Dr. Kimberly Parker
How to Become a 501 C3 (PDF) Wanda Floyd-Strothers
How to be Tech Savvy (PDF) Sharita Ambrose
Partnering with Greater than AIDS Trina Scott
Time to Plan  


Last updated June 17, 2021