Tuberculosis Disease Branch

The mission of the Tuberculosis Elimination Division is to prevent, control, and eliminate tuberculosis among the people of Texas. The mission will be accomplished by coordinating the efforts of health departments, health care providers, and communities to develop, implement, and assure compliance with effective tuberculosis strategies, standards, and policies.

The Regional Tuberculosis Branch services 38 of 49 counties in the North Texas Region by active involvement in disease prevention and elimination functions including:

  • Disease Surveillance and Investigation
  • Testing and Treatment
  • Education and Outbreak Response

Staff Contacts       Confidential Fax: 817-264-4895   

Robert Baxter  Communicable Disease Manager 817-264-4632 Robert.Baxter@dshs.texas.gov
Juanita Burdette Quality Assurance Coordinator 817-264-4894 Juanita.burdette@dshs.texas.gov  
Marissa Eugene Case Registry 817-264-4892 Marissa.eugene@dshs.texas.gov  
Ashlon Nobles   Contact Investigator 817-264-4505  Ashlon.Nobles@dshs.texas.gov 
Phoebe Seale  Accounts Payable Specialist 817-264-4532 Phoebe.Seale@dshs.texas.gov


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Last updated May 7, 2020