Assistant Deputy Commissioner

Lara Lamprecht, DrPH

Dr. Lara Lamprecht

Dr. Lamprecht joined the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) in March 2018 as the Assistant Deputy Commissioner. She oversees the Center for Health Policy and Performance, Center for Health Statistics, Office of Academic Affairs, and Office of Science and Population Health. Dr. Lamprecht has been a public servant in local, federal, and state government for over 20 years. Her experience includes policy analysis, long-term planning, evaluation, change management, performance improvement, strategic engagement, program management, and practice-based research.

Dr. Lamprecht earned her Bachelor of Science and Master of Public Health degrees at the University of Minnesota, and her Doctor of Public Health degree at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

Last updated September 18, 2019