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Monday, May 4, 2009

BAILEY CHOSEN TMA PRESIDENT-ELECT; FOXHALL, HENKES, READ ELECTED AS TRUSTEES

The TMA House of Delegates unanimously selected Fort Worth allergist Sue Bailey, MD, as TMA’s president-elect and gave the former house speaker a standing ovation as she accepted the new mantle of responsibility. Delegates also elected three new members to the TMA Board of Trustees: Lewis Foxhall, MD, a family physician from Houston; pathologist David Henkes, MD, of San Antonio; and Dallas colon and rectal surgeon Don Read, MD. Austin ophthalmologist Michelle Berger, MD, won election to the Texas Delegation to the American Medical Association. The new medical student trustee is Spencer Pruitt from The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. In choosing its own officers, the Board of Trustees selected Houston’s Michael Speer, MD, as chair; Carolyn Evans, MD, of Dallas as vice chair; Dr. Read as secretary; and Carlos Cardenas, MD, of Edinburg and Tom Garcia, MD, of Houston as members of the executive committee.

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