DSHS PHR 2-3 Epidemiology Branch

 

The Epidemiology Branch of the Community Preparedness section provides services to 37 of 49 counties in the North Texas Region by active involvement in core epidemiology functions including:

  • Public Health Surveillance
  • Outbreak Response and Field Investigation
  • Epidemiological Studies 
DSHS PHR 2-3 Epidemiology Staff Contacts
Name Title  Phone E-Mail

Heidi Honza, MPH, CIC

Chief Epidemiologist, Manager

817-264-4550 

Heidi.Threadgill@dshs.texas.gov

David Retana, MPH, CPH Epidemiologist III 817-264-4656
David.Retana@dshs.texas.gov
Thi Dang, MPH, CHES, CIC Healthcare Associated Infections Epidemiologist 817-264-4585 

Thi.Dang@dshs.texas.gov

Kelsey Tatum, MPH, CIC

Epidemiologist II, Vaccine Preventable Diseases Lead

817-264-4569 

Kelsey.Tatum@dshs.texas.gov

Gerline Casseus, MPH

Epidemiologist II, Enteric/GI Illness Lead

817-264-4657

Gerline.Casseus@dshs.texas.gov 

Scott Mize, MPH 

Epidemiologist II, Invasive/Respiratory Lead & Influenza Surveillance Coordinator

817-264-4706

Scott.Mize@dshs.texas.gov 

Steven Pulvino, MPH, CIC, CPH

Epidemiologist II, Disaster Epidemiologist

817-264-4890

Steven.Pulvino@dshs.texas.gov

Joshua Hall, MPH Epidemiology Specialist, NBS Coordinator, Hepatitis B&C Lead  817-264-4639

Joshua.Hall@dshs.texas.gov

Vacant

Epidemiology Branch Administrative Assistant

817-264-4541


 

24/7 Disease Reporting: 817-822-6786    |     Secure Fax: 817-264-4557     |    Contact us at: HSR2-3.EpiReporting@dshs.texas.gov

Last updated February 23, 2021