2019 HIV Care Services Clinical Panel Meeting

DSHS hosted a HIV Care Services Clinical Panel Meeting on January 24, 2019, in Austin. You can view the presentations and supporting documents below.


  • Gene Voskuhl, MD, AAHIVS, Callie Clinic, Dallas
  • Phillip Keiser, MD, UTMB, URCM HIV Pathway, Galveston
  • Ogechika Alozie MD, MPH, AAHIVS, Sunset Infectious Disease (ID) Care, El Paso
  • Amanda K. Miller, MPH, PA-C, AAHIVS, CentroMed San Antonio
  • Nicolas Yagoda, MD, AAHIVS, CommUnityCare, South Austin
  • Amneris E. Luque, MD, Clinical Director South Central Aids Education Training
  • Courtney Sherman, DNP, MHA, APRN, WHNP-BC, CPH, Nurx Telemedicine, Fort Worth
  • Mary E. Paul, MD, Texas Children’s Hospital, Houston
  • Barbara S. Taylor, M.D., M.S., University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio

Invited Guests and Staff

  • David Lakey, MD, Vice Chancellor for Health Affairs and Chief Medical Officer, University of Texas System
  • Jennifer Shuford, MPH, MD, Medical Director, DSHS Laboratory and Infectious Disease Services
  • Joel Massey, MD, DSHS Preventive Care Residency Program
  • Janina Vazquez, Manager, DSHS HIV Care Services Group
  • Jenny McFarlane, BSW, DSHS Prevention Manager
  • Laura Jasso, LCSW, Manager, DSHS AIDS Drug Assistance Program
  • Julie Saber, BSN, ACRN, HACP, DSHS HIV Care Services QA Nurse Consultant
  • Brian Rosemond, RN, DSHS HIV Care Services Nurse Consultant
  • Justin Irving, Manager, DSHS, Program Evaluation Group
  • Margaret Vaaler, PhD, Manager, DSHS Epidemiology & Supplemental Projects Group
  • Elyse Judge, MPH, DSHS Epidemiology & Supplemental Projects Group
  • Sabeena Sears, DSHS Epidemiology & Supplemental Projects Group
  • Rhonda Stewart, Director of Quality Improvement, Germane Solutions
  • Liza Hinojosa, Project Coordinator, Innovation and Evaluation, University of Texas at Austin
January 24, 2019

UT Health Telemedicine Opportunities (Dr. David Lakey)

Virtual Health Network Basics

Panel Operations: (DSHS and Panel Members)

  • Panel term limit 
  • 2019 quarterly Zoom meeting format and recommended topics
  • Process for new members to receive and put forward nominations for new members

2019 OAHS Monitoring Tool (DSHS and Germane Solutions)

OAHS Monitoring Tool - Crosswalk

Panel Feedback for 2019:

  • Medical Monitoring Program and Co-Morbid Conditions-Diabetes
    (Elyse Judge, MPH, and Sabeena Sears, Medical Monitoring Project, DSHS Epidemiology and Supplemental Projects Group)
  • Termination of program coverage for children born to women with HIV
    (Brian Rosemond, RN, DSHS HIV Care Services Nurse Consultant)
  • Process for the use of “Not Medically Indicated” terminology in ARIES
    (Justin Irving, Manager, DSHS Program and Evaluation Group)

Prevalence and Risk Factors of Diabetes Mellitus among People Living with HIV Receiving Medical Care in Texas

Not Medically Indicated

Panel Member Recognition and Wrap-Up