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Austin Physician Wins TMA’s Highest Honor
As he steps up to receive the highest honor bestowed by America’s largest state medical society, anesthesiologist Joseph P. Annis, MD, of Austin, says his accomplishments in medicine can be traced back to the loving support and encouragement of his closest family and friends. He says their influence gave him the maturity and wisdom to travel the pathway to success.

Dallas Physician Becomes TMA President
The Texas Medical Association (TMA) today installed Dallas surgeon Don R. Read, MD, as its 151st president. He took office in a ceremony before TMA’s House of Delegates policymaking body at TexMed, TMA’s annual conference, in Dallas. He will lead America’s largest state medical society for one year.

Reporters: Attend Zika University of Health State Briefing
The second “University of Health” infosession, an examination of Texas’ public health system, will cover Texas' Zika preparedness. This briefing is designed for Texas legislators and their staff members.

Mom’s Shots Help Prevent Illness in Baby
Protecting newborns from two serious, possibly deadly illnesses — whooping cough (or pertussis) and flu — starts with Mom before baby is born. As we honor moms this Mother’s Day, the physicians of the Texas Medical Association (TMA) urge pregnant moms and moms-to-be to get recommended shots to protect themselves and their babies.

Edinburg Physician Elected TMA President-Elect
The Texas Medical Association (TMA) today voted Edinburg gastroenterologist Carlos J. Cardenas, MD, president-elect. He will serve in the office for one year before he assumes the TMA presidency. TMA’s policymaking body, the House of Delegates, elected Dr. Cardenas today during TexMed, its annual conference, in Dallas.


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