Texas Department of State Health Services Directory

TopicProgramContactPhone
E. Coli (Foods) Manufactured FoodsFoods Group

Foods Group

512-834-6670

E. Coli (Foods) Meat Safety Meat Safety Assurance

Meat Safety Assurance Unit

512-834-6760

E.Coli InfectionsEmerging & Acute Infectious Disease Branch

Irina Cody

Greg Leos

Venessa Cantu

512-776-6611

512-776-3182

512-776-6648

Ear PiercingTattoo and Body Piercing Studios

Drugs and Medical Devices Group

512-834-6755

Eastern Equine EncephalitisZoonosis Control Branch

Nicole Evert

512-776-2890

Eating Disorders (Weight Control Diets Nutrition for Teens)WIC Program

Mary Van Eck

512-458-7111, ext. 3484

EhrlichiosisZoonosis Control Branch

Bonny Mayes

512-776-2888

El Paso Psychiatric Center-Mental HealthMH/SA - Hospital Services Section

Zulema Carrillo

915-534-5412

Electric and Magnetic FieldsInspection Unit – Radiation Branch Incident Investigation Program

Jo Turkette

512-834-6688, ext. 2247

512-834-6770

Electromagnetic FrequencyTexas Commission for Environmental Quality (TCEQ)

Gary Smith

512-239-6460

Electronic Benefits Transfers (EBT) WICWIC Program

Sandra Bass

512-341-4750

Emergency Medical Services (EMS)EMS and Certification Licensing Group

EMS Certification Group

512-834-6734

Emergency PlansCommunity Preparedness Section

Bruce Clements

Jeff Hoogheem

512-458-7219

Fax: 512-458-7472

Emergency PreparednessCommunity Preparedness Section

Bruce Clements

Jeff Hoogheem

512-458-7219

Fax: 512-458-7472

EMS Certification for EMS Certification for Individuals, Emergency Care Attendant (ECA),Emergency Medical Technician (EMT), Paramedic, and Providers (Licensing)EMS and Certification Licensing Group

EMS Certification Group

512-834-6734

EMS Complaints Providers/Individuals EMS/AmbulanceEMS Compliance and QA Central

EMS/Trauma Systems

512-834-6700

EMS Continuing EducationEMS Compliance and QA Central

EMS/Trauma Systems

512-834-6700

EMS Criminal InvestigationsEMS Compliance and QA Central

EMS/Trauma Systems

512-834-6700

EMS Disciplinary ActionsEMS/Trauma Systems

Ademola Olufemi

Terri Vernon

512-834-6665, ext. 2690

512-834-6665, ext. 4549

EMS for ChildrenEMS/Trauma Systems

EMS/Trauma Systems

512-834-6700

EMS Regional IssuesEMS/Trauma Systems

EMS/Trauma Systems

512-834-6700

EMS RulesEMS/Trauma Systems

EMS/Trauma Systems

512-834-6700

EMS-Ambulance Providers Administrative PenaltiesEnforcement Unit – Patient Quality Care Unit

Terri Vernon

Ademola Olufemi

512-834-6665, ext. 4549

512-834-6665, ext. 2690

EMS/Trauma Funding Programs/GrantsEMS/Trauma Systems

EMS/Trauma Systems

512-834-6700

EMS/Trauma Systems/Regional Advisory Council (RACs)EMS/Trauma Systems

EMS/Trauma Systems

512-834-6700

Encephalitis (Arboviral)Zoonosis Control Branch

Nicole Evert

512-776-2890

Encephalitis (Bacterial or Viral)Emerging & Acute Infectious Disease Branch

Amy Littman

Johnathan Ledbetter

512-776-6339

512-776-6223

Encephalitis (mosquito-borne)Zoonosis Control Branch

Nicole Evert

512-776-2890

End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) Facilities LicensingFacility Licensing Group

Health Facility Licensing and Compliance

512-834-6646

Enforcement (Asbestos, Lead, Mold, AVC, THCA, Bedding, HazProducts, Pools, Tattoo & Body, Youth Camps, Pesticide)Division for Regulatory Services – Enforcement Unit

Larry Raper

512-834-6665, ext. 2523

Enforcement (Food and Drug, Meat, Medical Devices, Retail Food, Salvage, Seafood, Radiation, Emergency Medical Services, Professional Licensing, Patient Quaility Care)Division for Regulatory Services – Enforcement Unit

Ademola Olufemi

512-834-6665, ext. 2690

Environmental ToxicologyEnvironmental and Injury Epidemiology and Toxicology Unit

epitox@dshs.state.tx.us

EphedrinePSQA Unit –Drugs and Medical Devices Group

Karen Tannert

512-834-6755, ext. 2350

Ephedrine – Certificate of Authority (License Applications)Regulatory Licensing Unit-Drugs & Food Safety Licensing Group

Jody Randig

512-834-6727, ext. 6727

Epi Case Criteria GuideEmerging & Acute Infectious Disease Branch

Nadia Bekka

Laura Tabony

512-776-6364

512-776-2663

EPI-1 Notifiable Conditions Reporting FormEmerging & Acute Infectious Disease Branch

Laura Tabony

512-776-2663

Epidemiology (Noninfectious)Environmental Epidemiology and Disease Registries Section

Heidi Bojes

Leticia Nogueira

Ketki Patel

512-776-6351

512-776-6704

512-776-3723

EpilepsyEpilepsy Services

Karen Gray

512-776-2752

Exotic Game (Slaughter/Process Inspection) (For Deer, see Deer Processing)Meat Safety Assurance Unit

Meat Safety Assurance Unit

512-834-6760

Exposure from Chemical Releases and Waste SitesEnvironmental and Injury Epidemiology and Toxicology Unit

epitox@dshs.state.tx.us