THMP – Medication Advisory Committee

Texas began distributing HIV medications in late 1987 as temporary pilot program; the THMP was officially established in 1989 in Senate Bill 959. The statute that created the HIV Medication Advisory Committee is found in Texas Health & Safety Code, Chapter 85, Subchapter K, Sections 85.271 through 85.282. Rules related to this Committee may be found in Texas Administrative Code, Title 25, Part 1, Chapter 98, Subchapter C, Division 2, Rule 98.121. Committee members are appointed by the executive commissioner of the Texas Health and Human Services Commission.

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Next Public Meeting

Date and Time: January 12, 2024 at 1:30pm
Location: Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS), Robert D. Moreton Building, Room M-100, 1100 W 49th Street, Austin, TX 78756

 

Past meetings


Current THMP Medication Advisory Committee Members

Frank Rosas – Acting Committee Chair
San Antonio, Texas
Term expires 2022

Margaret Adjei
Antonio, Texas
Term expires 2022

Ogechika Alozie
El Paso, Texas
Term expires 2022

Gloria Heresi, M.D.
Houston, Texas
Term expires 2024

Lionel Hillard
Dallas, Texas
Term expires 2022

Susana Lazarte, M.D.
Dallas, Texas
Term expires 2026

Nancy P. Miertschin, M.P.H.
Houston, Texas
Term expires 2022

Yolanda Rodriguez-Escobar
San Antonio, Texas
Term expires 2022

Helen Turner
Dallas, Texas
Term expires 2026

Steven Vargas
Houston, Texas
Term expires 2026


Past MAC Meetings

Past Meeting Date Agenda Handouts Approved Minutes Webcast Recording
October 6, 2023 Agenda - - Cancelled due to a lack of quorum
July 14, 2023 Agenda Agenda Item 4
Agenda Item 5
pending Webcast recording
April 14, 2023 Agenda Agenda Item 5
Agenda Item 6
Agenda Item 7
Approved minutes Webcast recording
January 13, 2023 Agenda Agenda Item 5
Agenda Item 6
Approved minutes Webcast recording
October 28, 2022 Agenda Agenda Item 4
Agenda Item 6
Agenda Item 7
Agenda Item 8
Approved minutes Webcast recording
July 29, 2022 Agenda Agenda Item 5
Agenda Item 6
Agenda Item 7
Agenda Item 10a
Agenda Item 10b
Approved minutes Webcast recording
April 8, 2022 Agenda Agenda Item 5a
Agenda Item 5b
Agenda Item 5e
Agenda Item 6
Agenda Item 9
Approved minutes Webcast recording 
January 28, 2022 Agenda Agenda Item 5
Agenda Item 6
Agenda Item 7a, 7c, 7d
Agenda Item 7b
Agenda Item 8
Agenda Item 11
Agenda Item 14
Approved minutes Webcast recording
November 5, 2021 Agenda Agenda Item 4a
Agenda Item 4b
Agenda Item 5
Agenda Item 6
Approved minutes Webcast recording
July 30, 2021 Agenda Agenda Item 5
Agenda Item 6
Agenda Item 7
Approved minutes Webcast recording
April 30, 2021 Agenda Agenda Item 4
Agenda Item 5
Agenda Item 6
Agenda Item 7
Approved minutes Webcast recording
January 29, 2021 Agenda Agenda Item 4
Agenda Item 5
Approved minutes Webcast recording 
October 16, 2020 Agenda Agenda Item 5
Agenda Item 6c
Approved minutes Webcast recording
July 31, 2020 Agenda Agenda Item 5
Agenda Item 6
Agenda Item 7
Agenda Item 8
Approved minutes Webcast recording 
January 24, 2020 Agenda Agenda Item 5
Agenda Item 6
Agenda Item 8a
Agenda Item 8b
Agenda Item 8c
Approved minutes Webcast recording
October 18, 2019     Approved minutes Webcast recording
July 19, 2019     Approved minutes Webcast recording
April 5, 2019     Approved minutes Webcast recording
January 18, 2019     Approved minutes Webcast recording

Meeting minutes are made available upon final approval by the Committee members after their next meeting. A Committee member quorum is required in order to approve the minutes at each meeting. Minutes from previous THMP Advisory Committee meetings are available upon request.

Learn more about the THMP Medication Advisory Committee: Mary Richards 800-255-1090