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    Newborn Screening Unit
    Texas Early Hearing Detection and Intervention (TEHDI)
    PO Box 149347, MC-1918
    Austin, Texas 78714-9347


    Fax: 512-776-7125
    Toll-free: 800-252-8023, ext. 7726

    tehdi@dshs.texas.gov


Contact the Experts

Call toll free 1-800-252-8023* to speak with Texas Early Hearing Detection and Intervention (TEHDI) program staff listed below. Then ask for the extension indicated under each name.

TEHDI Coordinator, for information about the TEHDI program. 
Phone extension: 2407 

James Goolsby, TEHDI Program Specialist, for information on training modules. 
Phone extension: 2957

Cheri Grimm, Quality Assurance Specialist, for information on TEHDI data. 
Phone extension: 2407

Michael Brown, TEHDI Program Specialist, for information on newborn hearing screening program certification process.
Phone extension: 6616

OZ Systems

Contact OZ Systems at 1-866-427-5768* and press Option 3 for information about reporting requirements and using the eSP™ system.

Other Contacts

Call Dr. Craig A. Champlin at 512-471-6345* or email him at champlin@mail.utexas.edu for information about the newborn hearing screening equipment evaluation process or to schedule an appointment to have a device assessed. 

*Use relay option of your choice to call if needed.


External links to other sites are intended to be informational and do not have the endorsement of the Texas Department of State Health Services. These sites may not be accessible to people with disabilities.

Last updated March 28, 2019