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Health Service Regions

HEALTH SERVICE REGION 1 - Lubbock
Peter W. Pendergrass, MD, M.P.H,
Regional Medical Director 
Deborah Evans, Deputy Regional Director
Regional Headquarters: 6302 Iola Ave, Lubbock, Texas 79424, Mail Code 1899
Phone: (806) 744-3577     FAX: (806) 783-6435 
Map to Region 1 office     Web site

HEALTH SERVICE REGION 2/3 - Arlington
James A. Zoretic, M.D., M.P.H,
Regional Medical Director
Earlene Quinn, Deputy Regional Director
Regional Headquarters: 1301 South Bowen Road, Suite 200, Arlington, Texas  76013, Mail Code 1905
Phone: (817) 264-4500     FAX: (817) 264-4506 
TDD: (817) 264-4505
Map to Region 2/3 office     Web site

HEALTH SERVICE REGION 4/5 NORTH - Tyler
Sharon Huff, M.D., M.S., Regional Medical Director 
Roger Barker
, Deputy Regional Director
Regional Headquarters: 2521 West Front Street, Tyler, Texas  75702, Mail Code 1901
Phone: (903) 595-3585     FAX: (903) 593-4187 
Map to Region 4/5 North office     Web site

HEALTH SERVICE REGION 6/5 SOUTH - Houston
Julie Graves, MD, MPH, PhD, 
Regional Medical Director
Greta Etnyre, Deputy Regional Director
Regional Headquarters: 5425 Polk, Suite J, Houston, Texas 77023, Mail Code 1906
Phone: (713) 767-3000     FAX: (713) 767-3049 
Map to Region 6/5 South office     Web site

HEALTH SERVICE REGION 7 - Temple
Sharon K. Melville, M.D., M.P.H,
Regional Medical Director 
Keith Johnson R.S., Deputy Regional Director
Regional Headquarters: 2408 South 37th Street, Temple, Texas 76504, Mail Code 1902
Phone: (254) 778-6744     FAX: (254) 778-4066 
Map to Region 7 office     Web site

HEALTH SERVICE REGION 8 - San Antonio
Lillian Ringsdorf, M.D., M.P.H, Regional Medical Director
Gale Morrow, Deputy Regional Director
Regional Headquarters: 7430 Louis Pasteur Drive, San Antonio, Texas 78229, Mail Code 5716
Phone: (210) 949-2000     FAX: (210) 949-2015
Map to Region 8 office     Web site

HEALTH SERVICE REGION 9/10 - El Paso
Mary Anderson, MD, M.P.H,
Regional Medical Director
Art G. Alvarado, R.S, M.P.H., Deputy Regional Director
Regional Headquarters: 401 East Franklin, Suite 210, El Paso, Texas 79901, Mail Code 1903
Phone: (915) 834-7675     FAX: (915) 834-7799 
Map to Region 9/10 office     Web site

HEALTH SERVICE REGION 11 - Harlingen
Mary Anderson, MD, M.P.H.
Acting Regional Medical Director
Sylvia Hobbs, Deputy Regional Director
Regional Headquarters: 601 West Sesame Drive, Harlingen, Texas 78550, Mail Code 1907
Phone: (956) 423-0130     FAX: (956) 444-3298 
Map to Region 11 office     Web site

TEXAS HEALTH FACILITIES
RIO GRANDE STATE CENTER / SOUTH TEXAS HEALTH CARE SYSTEM
Sonia Hernandez-Keeble,
Acting Director
Headquarters: Post Office Box 592 (78551), 1301 Rangerville Road, Harlingen, Texas 78552
Phone: (956) 423-3420     FAX: (956) 421-2974 
Map to South Texas Health Care System     Web site

TEXAS CENTER FOR INFECTIOUS DISEASE
Jim N. Elkins, F.A.C.H.E., Hospital Director
Therese M. Shoffner, R.N., M.S.N., Director, Patient Care
Headquarters: 2303 South East Military Drive, San Antonio, Texas 78223
Phone: (210) 534-8857     FAX: (210) 531-4502 
Map to Texas Center for Infectious Disease     Web site

HOSPITALS

LOCAL HEALTH DEPARTMENT LISTS
Texas Local Public Health Organizations

COMMUNITY CENTERS

 

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)

American Cancer Society

American Public Health Association

Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO)

Association of Schools of Public Health

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

CDC National Public Health Performance Standards (NPHPS)

Medline Plus

National Association of County and City Health Officials - NACCHO

National Cancer Institute

National Environmental Health Association (NEHA)

National Institutes of Health (NIH)

National Network of Public Health Institutes

Partners in Health Information Access for the Public Health Workforce

Public Health Accreditation Board

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Texas A & M School of Rural Public Health

Texas Department of State Health Services

Texas Department of State Health Services - Mesothelioma

Texas Association of County and City Health Officials - TACCHO

Texas Association of Municipal Health Officials -
TAMHO

Texas Environmental Health Association (TEHA)

Texas Health Institute (THI)

Texas Obesity Research Center (TORC)

Texas Society for Health Educators (TSOPHE)

United States Department of Health & Human Services (HHS)

United States Food & Drug Administration (USFDA)

University of North Texas School of Public Health

University of Texas School of Public Health

Who Is My Legislator

World Health Organization (WHO)

Zika in Texas


Texas Public Health Association

P.O. Box 201540
Austin, Texas 78720-1540

(512)336-2520 phone
(512)336-0533 fax
txpha@aol.com