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Trauma & Emergency Healthcare Advocacy


Your Voice on Trauma & Emergency Health Care at the Texas Capitol

Trauma & Emergency Health Care Advocacy

Since 2009, TETAF has been active at the Texas Capitol providing services in the advocacy, public policy, communications and regulatory arenas. TETAF has become the go-to source for lawmakers on trauma and emergency health care. Filling a unique niche by representing the system as a whole, TETAF is able to successfully advocate on behalf of hospitals, EMS providers, Regional Advisory Councils and the Emergency Medical Task Force.

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Lead Advocate

Dinah Welsh

Dinah Welsh

TETAF President and CEO
Lead Advocate

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