- Janet Realini, MD, MPH, a San Antonio family physician and a volunteer for the Healthy Futures Alliance, testified before the Senate Health and Human Services Subcommittee. Dr. Realini testified on Senate Bill 1854 by Sen. Bob Deuell, MD (R-Greenville). It would extend the Women’s Health Program. The program provides gynecological exams and birth control to low-income women. It is set to expire this year.
- Debra Patt, MD, an Austin oncologist, testified in support of HB 669 before the House Public Health Committee. The bill by Rep. James White (R-Hillister) fosters dialogue between a physician and a patient regarding reconstructive breast surgery.
Monday, May 2, 2011
PHYSICIANS TESTIFY FOR PATIENTS AND THE PROFESSION
Thanks to these two TMA member physicians who came to the Texas capitol last week:
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