Garrett K. Peel, MD, MPH, a general surgeon in Beaumont, has been elected to serve on the Texas Medical Association (TMA) Council on Science and Public Health. TMA physicians and medical students who are appointed or elected to TMA’s 30 boards, councils, and committees are responsible for studying and recommending action on important issues affecting Texas patients and health care policy.
The Council on Science and Public Health develops policy on high-priority public health and medical science issues, provides physicians evidence-based public health and scientific information, and communicates TMA policy on these issues.
Dr. Peel is a member of the Jefferson County Medical Society.
TMA is the largest state medical society in the nation, representing more than 47,000 physician and medical student members. It is located in Austin and has 112 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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