For Immediate Release
May 19, 2012
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San Antonio pathologist David N. Henkes, MD, was reelected to serve on the Texas Medical Association (TMA) Board of Trustees, the association’s governing body. He was elected during TMA’s annual conference, TexMed 2012, May 18-19 in Dallas. He was first elected to the TMA Board of Trustees in 2009.
Dr. Henkes is an active and distinguished leader for organized medicine and Texas patients. He has served on TMA councils on socioeconomics and legislation, and has chaired TEXPAC, TMA’s political action committee. In addition to his work within TMA, Dr. Henkes is past president of the Texas Society of Pathologists and former governor appointee to the Texas Radiation Safety Advisory Board. Currently, he serves on the Texas Health and Human Services Medical Care Advisory Committee.
Locally, Dr. Henkes served as president of the Bexar County Medical Society. He is former chief of staff at Santa Rosa Northwest Hospital and laboratory medical director for the Christus Santa Rosa City Centre Hospital in San Antonio. A graduate of The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, Dr. Henkes specializes in anatomic and clinical pathology and has been practicing medicine for 29 years.
TMA is the largest state medical society in the nation, representing more than 45,000 physician and medical student members. It is located in Austin and has 120 component county medical societies around the state. TMA’s key objective since 1853 is to improve the health of all Texans.
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