Houston Physician Reelected to TMA’s Board of Trustees

 

For Immediate Release
May 19, 2012  

 

 

     

Contact: Pam Udall
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Lewis E. Foxhall, MD, a family physician from Houston, was reelected to serve on the Texas Medical Association (TMA) Board of Trustees. TMA’s House of Delegates, the association’s policymaking body, elected him during at TexMed, TMA’s annual conference, May 18-19 in Dallas. He was first elected to the board in 2009.

Dr. Foxhall is an active leader in organized medicine. He has held numerous positions at TMA, including chairing the Council on Socioeconomics and serving on the Council on Legislation, Select Committee on Health System Reform, Select Committee on Patient Safety, and Committee on Cancer. In addition to his service with TMA, Dr. Foxhall is past president of the Harris County Medical Society, Texas Academy of Family Physicians, and Houston Academy of Medicine.

A graduate of Baylor College of Medicine, Dr. Foxhall is professor of clinical cancer prevention and vice president for health policy at The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston.

TMA is the largest state medical society in the nation, representing nearly 46,000 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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